Friday, May 24, 2013
A reward is offered for the return of Garrett Libby, 23, of Quakertown, who is wanted by police for allegedly taking items from the store and then dragging an employee as he fled. Libby, an alleged heroin user, has been missing for three weeks.
The Quakertown man wanted by Hatfield Township Police for allegedly stealing from ShopRite and then dragging an employee as he fled in his SUV has been missing for more than three weeks, this according to a post from his mother on the "I Hate Heroin" community Facebook page. A reward is in place for finding Garrett Thomas Libby, 23, according to the post left by Karen Libby on Thursday night. Libby, of the 100 block of California Road, Quakertown, is facing charges of robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated assault by vehicle, simple assault, reckless endangerment, retail theft and receiving stolen property, police said. Police said Libby allegedly stole several items from the Forty Foot Road ShopRite store on May 20, shortly before 7:32 p…
Monday, May 20, 2013
Dennis Kerns, 45, of North Wales, was arrested Saturday on a public drunkenness charge after he was allegedly nabbed for stealing condiments from West Main Diner. The owners of the diner did not press charges.
Update, Monday, May 20 The owners of West Main Diner opted not to press charges against a North Wales man who allegedly stole condiments like steak sauce, syrup and ketchup from their Lansdale business Saturday afternoon. Dennis Kerns, 45, of East Prospect Avenue, was charged, however, by Lansdale Police for public drunkenness, police said. Police said dispatch received a call from an employee regarding a man who allegedly stole ketchup, steak sauce and other condiments from West Main Diner on West Main Street. The man was described as a white male, bald, 6 feet 2 inches tall, wearing a suit and carrying a black bag, police said. The man was last seen walking east on Main Street, police said. Police located Kerns out front of Lansdale …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Police said a black male in his 30s attempted to steal baby formula from Target in Montgomery Township, and assaulted the security officer. He fled in a maroon Mitsubishi Galant.
Montgomery Township Police need the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for a strong armed robbery, retail theft and assault that occurred Saturday morning at Target on Knapp Road in Montgomery Township. Police said a black male in his 30s attempted to steal baby formula and assaulted a security officer when confronted about the attempted theft on March 16 at 10:08 a.m. The suspect fled in a maroon Mitsubishi Galant with an unknown registration, police said. The suspect is a black male in his 30s, 6 feet 3 inches tall, 200 pounds, with a light beard, police said. Call Montgomery Township Detectives at 215-362-2301 with any details on the incident. Reference case No. 2013-06647.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
This week's stories include an accused killer seeking money for legal fees from the victim's estate and a thief who allegedly tried to sell stolen items in the parking lot of the store he just robbed.
Accused Killer Seeks Money from Victim's Estate: According to a report in the Norristown Patch, a man accused of killing his mother, father and brother with a sword in 2011 has filed a request to draw money from the victim's $1 million estate. The accused killer stated in court documents that he needs the money to retain counsel, as well as hire expert forensic psychiatrists to defend against the charges. He was previously given $16,000 in public funds for his defense. Read the full story here. Home Burglarized While Resident Showered: According to a report in the Upper Dublin Patch, an Oreland man was robbed after leaving the front-door unlocked while showering. A gray Samsung laptop that was sitting next to the front door was stolen, but…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Teen was one of three that allegedly beat and shocked a man while taking a 'test drive' in Hatfield. Sarah Nodecker was also arrested and a third man is at large
Patch readers might recognize the face of Pottstown resident Jeremiah White. You should. He was just donning our web pages barely a month ago when his Popeye's receipt and cell phone got him busted for a car theft, according to police reports. This time, he allegedly had company. According to a release from the Hatfield Police, officers responded to a call on Sunday night at 5:51 p.m. in the area of Bethlehem Pike and Trewigtown Road. There they met with a victim of a robbery who had called them when his attempt to sell a used car failed. The victim told police he met three individuals in the area, in an attempt to sell them his car. When he gave the three a test drive, he was "suddenly shocked with a stun gun-type weapon and punched …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Andre Leon Wilson, 38, of Lower Providence, was released on his own recognizance, and faces felony theft and felony receiving stolen property charges. Wilson is accused of stealing a drunk bus from Hattrick's Bar in Hatfield Borough on Jan. 27
A Lower Providence man, accused of stealing the drunk bus from Hattrick's Bar in Hatfield Borough, was released on his own recognizance following a preliminary hearing in Souderton District Court Thursday, but still faces two felony charges at county arraignment on April 10. Andre Leon Wilson, 38, of the 4000 block of Cardin Place, faces charges of felony theft, felony receiving stolen property, misdemeanor unauthorized use of a vehicle, and misdemeanor DUI, and driving with a suspended or revoked license, after police said he allegedly stole a van used by the bar for designated driving services. Wilson waived all but one charge to county arraignment, according to court records. A summary offense of driving without headlights at night was …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
This week's stories include a woman who was fined $200 for cussing out a crossing guard, and a convicted robber who decided to thank his victims.
Man Charged with DUI After Allegedly Passing Out at McDonald's Drive-Thru: According to a report in the Limerick Patch, a 27-year-old man has been charged with four counts of DUI after he allegedly passed out in his vehicle while at the McDonald's drive-thru. Court documents state that upon arrival by police, the driver smelled like alcohol, had glassy eyes and seemed lethargic. He was later taken to a local hospital to have blood drawn for testing. Read the full story here. Convicted Robber Thanks Victims for Cooperation: According to a report in the Ambler Patch, a 22-year-old man will serve the next six to 20 years in prison after stealing $20,000 of narcotics from the Whitpain CVS. Upon receiving his sentence, the man thanked his …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Towamencin Township Police said the theft occurred at the ongoing Thorndale development off Allentown Road
Towamencin Township Police said six boxes of Carolina beaded siding and a box of J-channel were stolen from the construction site of the Thorndale development off Allentown Road. The theft of the items, valued at $1,160, occurred between 6:50 p.m. Feb. 6 and 6:50 a.m. Feb. 7, police said. The theft is under investigation. Call Towamencin Township Police with any information at 215-368-7606.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
This week's stories include an intoxicated man who allegedly stole a designated driver van, a "crazy naked guy running through the streets" of Norristown, and an act of littering that lead to drug charges.
Drunk Man Charged with Stealing Drunk Bus: According to a report in the Lower Providence Patch, a 38-year-old Lower Providence Township man is facing felony theft, DUI, and multiple other charges after he allegedly stole a van used for designated driver services while under the influence of alcohol. The report states that the vehicle was recovered a short time later, and the suspect was placed in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility after failing to post $50,000 bail. Read the full story here. Give a Hoot! Don't Pollute (especially when there are drugs in the car): According to a report in the Ambler Patch, a 21-year-old man is facing multiple drug charges after a vehicle, in which he was a passenger, was stopped by police for …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The suspect has used cloned credit cards to purchase gift cards at various Walgreens locations in Bucks, Delaware, Philadelphia and Montgomery counties
Towamencin Township Police are working on a joint investigation with the Pennsylvania State Police to identify a man authorities say is responsible for credit card fraud and other theft-related offenses in four Pennsylvania counties. Police said the man used cloned credit cards to purchase gift cards during the second week in January 2013. The man used the cloned cards at Walgreens stores in Flourtown, Drexel Hill and the Feasterville-Trevose area, police said. Police said the suspect also used a cloned credit card with the Philadelphia Parking Authority on M Street in Philadelphia on Jan. 10, 2013. The suspect was captured on video in one incident wearing a Billionaire Boys Club varsity jacket with white sleeves and the Roman numerals …