Thursday, November 8, 2012
Stacy Maurice Beckett, 40, of Tulip Drive, is expected to return upstate to a state correctional facility due to a parole violation. Beckett is accused of robbing a Warrington woman at gunpoint as she sat in her car on Jenkins Avenue in Lansdale
A Hatfield man, who was tasered and arrested by Lansdale Police on charges of felony robbery in October, had all charges held over to county court Thursday morning at a preliminary hearing in Lansdale. Stacy Maurice Beckett, 40, of the 100 block of Tulip Drive, allegedly robbed a 30-year-old Warrington woman at gunpoint on the unit block of Jenkins Avenue, near South Broad Street and Stanbridge Apartments, on Oct. 13. Beckett is charged with felony robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, harassment and disorderly conduct, according to court records. Bail for Beckett remains at $250,000 cash. At the hearing, Assistant District Attorney Rebecca Strubel said Beckett, through his public defender Stephen Walton, would …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Stacy Beckett, 40, of Hatfield, allegedly put a gun to a woman's head while she sat in her car in a parking lot on Jenkins Avenue and demanded money and cigarettes
A Hatfield Township man is in Lansdale Police custody after allegedly committing an armed robbery on a woman who was behind the wheel of her car in a parking lot on Jenkins Avenue. Stacy Beckett, 40, of the 100 block of Tulip Drive, Hatfield Township, was arrested Saturday evening after allegedly robbing a 30-year-old woman at gunpoint on the unit block of Jenkins Avenue, near South Broad Street and Stanbridge Apartments. He was tasered and arrested about a 75 minutes after the 9 p.m. robbery on the unit block of East Second Street behind Citizens Bank, police said. On Saturday night, Lansdale Police responded to an armed robbery in the area of Jenkins Avenue and Broad Street, police said. The victim had left the scene of the robbery and …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The community college opened a new parking lot this fall, exclusively for carpoolers and energy-efficient vehicles.
Montgomery County Community College has opened its green parking lot at Central Campus, exclusively for students, faculty and staff who either carpool or drive an energy-efficient vehicle. Drivers can apply for a permit to the 185-space lot, as long as they plan to carpool or drive an approved vehicle – any electric and hybrid vehicles and conventional vehicles which have earned an EPA rating of 27 mpg city and highway combined (or higher). The green parking lot, located next to the Advanced Technology Center, includes 10 charging stations for electric vehicles, LED lighting, a subsurface infiltration system to reduce stormwater runoff, rain gardens and vegetated swales with check dams, rather than piping, to slow stormwater runoff.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Montgomery Township will have a Wegmans supermarket at Montgomery Mall in Montgomeryville come 2013
Wegmans is officially coming to Montgomeryville. Montgomery Township Supervisors Monday night unanimously gave conditional preliminary/final approval to Simon Property Group for the development of a Wegmans supermarket on the site of the old Boscov's department store. The market is set to open in Fall 2013, according to Simon Property Group counsel Robert Brant. The development is underway at Montgomery Mall. The two-story space that housed Boscov's (and, at one time, John Wanamaker's) has been demolished in preparation for the construction of the store. Approval was contingent on negotitated terms where Simon Property Group and Wegmans will provide all necessary bonds and contracts to the township. Before supervisors approved the …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Police said the suspect shattered a car window in the parking lot of Wawa following a dispute
Towamencin Township Police are looking for a man that punched and shattered the driver's window of an occupied vehicle in the parking lot of Wawa, 200 Forty Foot Road, following a brief dispute. Police said the simple assault and vandalism occurred Jan. 21, shortly after 2 a.m. The incident was reported to the press on Jan. 30. Surveillance video captured an image of the suspect entering the store. If you recognize the suspect, you can contact Towamencin Police anonymously at (215) 368-7606.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Police said the man followed two teenage girls from the 7-11 at Main Street and Cannon Avenue and masturbated in parking lot at Fourth and Cannon
Lansdale Police are searching for a man who followed two teenage girls from the 7-11 at Main Street and Cannon Avenue, drove past them, pulled into a parking lot at Fourth Street and Cannon Avenue, got out of the pickup, stood in the parking lot, and masturbated. On Sunday, Jan. 8, at 4:15 p.m., police were called to the area of W. Fourth Street and N. Cannon Avenue for a report of indecent exposure. Police made contact with two teenage girls who told them that they noticed a black pickup truck that appeared to be following them as they walked to the 7-11 store at W. Main Street and Cannon Avenue, police said. The girls told police they went inside the store and, upon leaving, they began walking north on Cannon Avenue, police said. Upon …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The silver Chevrolet Equinox was stolen from the parking lot of Stanbridge Apartments on Jenkins Avenue
Lansdale Police are searching for a silver 2008 Chevrolet Equinox, with Pennsylvania plate HMF-0871, that was stolen between 10:30 p.m. and 12:15 a.m. on Christmas Eve from a parking lot near Stanbridge Apartments. Police said they were called to 38 Jenkins Ave. parking lot for a report of a stolen auto. The victim, a 29-year-old male who resides at Main Street Apartments in Towamencin, told police he was visiting his parents at their apartment complex and had parked his SUV in the lot around 8:30 p.m. At 10:30 p.m., he placed an item in the SUV, police said. Upon leaving the apartment at 12:15 a.m., he noticed the vehicle was gone, police said. The Equinox has a golf ball-sized dent near the right rear taillight, police said. The interior…