Monday, March 11, 2013
The Upper Gwynedd Township Police said the burglaries occurred on Second Street and Jones Avenue on Wednesday, March 6. An iPad mini, gold coins and jewelry were taken in both burglaries.
West Point residents in Upper Gwynedd Township should be vigilant and aware of two daytime burglaries that occurred in the area on Wednesday, March 6. Police are investigating two daytime residential burglaries that occurred on the 1900 block of Second Street and the 600 block of Jones Avenue. Police said both burglaries took place between 7 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. March 6. In both burglaries, entry was made into each home via ground floor windows, police said. Items taken in the burglaries include several pieces of jewelry, an iPad mini and gold coins. Call Upper Gwynedd Township Police at 215-699-5861 with any information on the burglaries or if you have witnessed suspicious activity in the area.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A pedestrian was hit by a red Volvo at N. Broad Street and Second Street in Lansdale. The car has windshield and hood damage, police said
If you know of a red Vovlo with windshield and hood damage, then it is suggested you contact Lansdale Police — as it's the make of vehicle in Friday evening's hit-and-run in Lansdale. For the third time since March, a pedestrian was hit at Second Street and North Broad Street in the borough. At around 6 p.m. Friday, a 40-year-old man from Franklin Street in Lansdale was crossing North Broad Street east from Second Street, when he was hit by a red Volvo in the yellow dividing lines, police said. The car was south on Broad Street, police said. Witnesses told police the Volvo failed to stop after hitting the pedestrian, and continued on Broad Street. The car possibly turned left onto East Main Street, police said. Police said the pedestrian …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The incident occurred around 6 p.m.
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Friday, December 7, 2012
The Reporter in Lansdale reports a pedestrian was struck by a car around 6 p.m. Friday at Second and North Broad streets. A man was seen strapped to a gurney and was transported by Volunteer Medical Service Corps, according to reports and reader accounts. This is the third such incident at that intersection since March. In November, an eighth grader ran into a North Penn School District bus with his bike. A 5-year-old boy was hit by a car at the intersection in March. Stay tuned for further updates.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A teenager suffered an ankle injury Thursday afternoon in an accident at North Broad and East Second in Lansdale
A Penndale eighth grader on a bike and a North Penn school bus collided at the intersection of East Second and North Broad streets in Lansdale Thursday afternoon. The teen suffered an ankle injury and was taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps to Lansdale Hospital, according to The Reporter. The teen's identity has not been released. According to the article, the bus was positioned as if the driver was attempting a right turn onto Second from Broad. A black sneaker remained in the spokes of a bent bicycle wheel, according to the article. There were no other injuries, according to reports. Read more about this accident at this link.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Chris Condello allegedly blew a .136 percent BAC after being pulled over near East Second Street on Sept. 14
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The boy was struck by a vehicle at E. Second Street and North Broad Street on Tuesday evening
A five-year-old boy from the 600 block of Kenilworth Avenue, Lansdale, was transported to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Tuesday night after he was hit by a car on the 200 block of N. Broad Street in Lansdale. At around 8:15 p.m. Feb. 28, Lansdale Police were called for a struck pedestrian. A witness said the boy was running west across North Broad Street from the east side, police said. The driver of the striking vehicle, an 18-year-old male from the 600 block of N. Broad Street, Lansdale, was north on North Broad Street in a 2002 Toyota Prius, police said. The driver was not speeding, police said. Police said the boy had been shopping in a store with his father, when he ran out of the store and into the street. The boy's condition …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Carlisa Watson, 31, allegedly gave a fake name to police after they responded to a disturbance call Thursday night
Lansdale Police have charged a borough woman with allegedly providing a fake name to police during a disturbance call Thursday night. Carlisa Yolanda Watson, 31, who resides in a converted attic at 17 W. Second Street, was charged with providing false identification to law enforcement, police said. A preliminary hearing is pending before District Judge Harold Borek. Police said officers responded to 17 W. Second Street at 7:40 p.m. Thursday for a report of a disturbance. Watson allegedly identified herself to police as "Yolanda Ouzts," police said. She initially refused police requests to determine what had taken place at the home, police said. Watson was allegeedly uncooperative and argumentative, according to Lansdale Officer Christine …
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Skyler Kauffman, 9, was found wrapped in a blanket in a trash container.
Skyler Kauffman, the 9-year-old girl whose disappearance yesterday in Souderton triggered an Amber Alert Monday evening, was found dead, and police have her neighbor in custody. Kauffman was found wrapped in a blanket in a trash bin on site of her apartment complex at Second and Chestnut streets. Police found her body at around midnight. For more details and a video, check out the story from The Reporter here.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Council unanimously approved development of 28 townhomes on property bounded by Second Street, Cannon Avenue, Towamencin Avenue and Mill Alley
By the beginning of April, demolition will be underway on the buildings along N. Towamencin Avenue between Second Street and Mill Alley to make way for 28 townhomes of Cannon Square. Council recently granted unanimous preliminary and final land development approval for the townhome development to WB Homes, of Upper Gwynedd, owners of the 1.3-acre plot at 90-92 N. Towamencin Ave. The townhomes will be constructed in four rows of seven homes. Each home is about 2,000 square feet. Chris Canavan, director of acquisition for WB Homes, told council that each home would be served by rear-entry garages able to fit one car, with room for one additional car on the exterior driveway. Each home will have front-entry walkways to porticos. "The …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
A look at the people at places doing the things they love (or hate)
This week's Viewfinder comes to us from reader Ashley Thomas, of Hatfield. Pictured are members of local band Rough Justice at last Saturday's punk rock show at the VFW on Second Street in Lansdale. Got some pictures to send us of people and places around town? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.