Thursday, April 18, 2013
Richard Keczely, 22, of Chalfont, and Thomas Yuknus, 20, of Doylestown, allegedly stole watches, iPhones, iPods, and credit cards from the lockers, police said. They then allegedly used the cards at various retail stores in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Hatfield Township Police have arrested and charged two Bucks County men with 32 criminal offenses, including felony theft, in connection with nine thefts from lockers at Hatfield Ice World, 350 County Line Road, Hatfield, between October 2012 and March 2013. Richard Keczely, 22, of Chalfont, and Thomas Yuknus, 20, of Doylestown, allegedly stole watches, iPhones, iPods, and credit cards from the lockers, police said. Keczely and Yuknus allegedly used the stolen credit cards at several retail locations in Montgomery and Bucks counties, police said. Keczely and Yuknus are each charged with felony theft, felony conspiracy to commit theft, felony receiving stolen property, felony conspiracy of receiving stolen property, six misdemeanor counts …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Thomas Troy Young, allegedly cut and stabbed the throat, face, back and lung of a woman with a kitchen knife in her Hatfield home, leaving her to die in her bathroom. Young's bail remains at $1 million.
A Hatfield man in county prison on $1 million bail waived an attempted murder charge to Montgomery County court Friday morning in Souderton. Thomas Troy Young, 49, of Hatfield, also waived two charges of felony aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, reckless endangerment, two counts of possessing an instrument of crime and terroristic threats at the preliminary hearing. The hearing in Souderton District Court was presided over by Lansdale District Court Judge Harold Borek. Young will be arraigned in county court on May 22. Represented by attorney Tim Woodward, Young had more charges added by police on April 11. Representatives from the Domestic Abuse Response Team at Laurel House were present at the hearing: Stacy Sweinhart and …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Andre Leon Wilson, 38, of Cardin Place, Lower Providence, allegedly stole a van used by Hattricks Bar in Hatfield Borough for designated driving services
A Lower Providence man is charged with allegedly stealing a van used by Hattricks Bar in Hatfield Borough for designated driving services. Andre Leon Wilson, 38, of the 4000 block of Cardin Place, has been charged with felony theft, felony receiving stolen property, misdemeanor unauthorized use of a vehicle, misdemeanor DUI and driving with a suspended or revoked license, according to court records. Wilson was arraigned Jan. 27 before District Judge Juanita Price of Glenside, who set bail at $50,000 cash, according to court records. Wilson remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. before District Judge Kenneth Deatelhauser. On Jan. 27, at 1:20 a.m., Hatfield Township Police …
William D. Graef III, 22, of Oak Road, allegedly lied to police about an armed robbery in Centennial Park on January 23
An armed robbery reported in Hatfield Borough's Centennial Park on Wednesday, Jan. 23, was a lie, police said, and they have charged a man for the false police report. William D. Graef III, 22, of the 2000 block of Oak Road, Hatfield, was charged with misdemeanor unsworn falsification to authorities and misdemeanor false reports to law enforcement authorities, police said. Graef III was arraigned by District Judge Kenneth Deatelhauser, who set bail at $10,000 unsecured, police said. Graef III is free on bail. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 6 at 9:30 a.m. before Deatelhauser. On Jan. 25, during the investigation of the reported armed robbery, Hatfield Township Police detectives determined the armed robbery never occurred and it was a…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Benjamin Thomas Moore III, 40, allegedly assaulted a former jailmate inside a home on Bethlehem Pike in October, knocking out the man's front teeth and threatening him at knifepoint
A Lansdale man, who allegedly held a former jailmate at knifepoint and threatened to kill him, is headed to Montgomery County court following a preliminary hearing Monday, reports The Reporter. Benjamin Thomas Moore III, 40, allegedly assaulted a man inside a Hatfield Township home on the 800 block of Bethlehem Pike on Oct. 20, police said. Moore had been a resident of the home prior to going to jail, and he was allegedly mad at the victim for using Moore’s belongings while Moore was in jail, police said. Moore faces the following charges: Arraignment at Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas was set by District Judge Andrea Duffy for Jan. 16, according to the article. Moore remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison on $10,000 …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The new Police Athletic League got some parents and teens to commit to being a part of the partnership between law enforcement and the community Saturday at Montgomery Mall
It's once in a blue moon that shoppers will witness an Upper Gwynedd Township Police motorcycle making laps inside the Montgomery Mall. When Officer Fred Lynch briefly wailed the siren, it turned some heads. He greeted shoppers as he drove by, and then said hello to him on his return lap. Lynch then parked the cycle outside the lower level of JC Penney's; before long, children and teens were taking a seat on the cycle themselves, blaring the horn and causing more to turn their heads. Often, those people would see what all the noise was about — and leave with their child signed up for free as a new member of the nonprofit North Penn Police Athletic League. The North Penn PAL kicked off its presence in the area with a sign-up and awareness …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Route 309 is closed in both directions in Hatfield. The driver of a utility truck hit a utility pole, causing PPL wires to fall across the road
The driver of a utility truck was injured in an accident on Route 309 near Hilltown Pike Tuesday afternoon in Hatfield Township after crashing into a utility pole. PPL is currently at the scene to address power lines that came down after the accident onto the vehicle, according to reports. The driver was kept inside the truck until PPL disconnected power. Route 309 is closed in both directions between Orvilla Road and Hilltown Pike as of 4:25 p.m. Tuesday. It may be closed during rush hour The driver was treated at the scene by Volunteer Medical Service Corps and released at the scene, according to reports. Stay tuned for further updates.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Want a free flu shot? Do you live in Montgomery County? If so, head to Upper Perkiomen High School at 2 Walt Road in Pennsburg today between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Medicare eligible? Bring your card
1. Lansdale Borough Police hold a prescription drug take back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lansdale Police Department. Montgomery Township Police hold the same event during the same hours at Giant Market on Knapp Road. Hatfield Township Police hold theirs at the township municipal building during the same hours. 2. There’s a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Gymnastics, 506A Stump Road, Montgomery Township. Take a chance on the raffle, which includes an autographed Flyers puck, an autographed 76ers picture, a sit-in on Preston & Steve, and gift certificates to spas, restaurants, tattoo parlors and other businesses. 3. A.C. Moore in Montgomeryville holds a free, fall family festival today…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
ShopRite's "Partners in Caring" program is a community-based hunger-fighting initiative that supports area food banks. On Wednesday, Hatfield Elementary officials and Hatfield police and firefighters bagged groceries in support of the event
Hatfield Elementary Principal Dr. D'Ana Waters, Guidance Counselor Kimberly Bainbridge and Guidance Intern Kim Mason bagged hunger Wednesday morning at ShopRite at Hatfield Pointe in Hatfield Township. The trio, along with Hatfield police officers and volunteer firefighters, showed their support of ShopRite's "Partners in Caring" program, which looks to raise funds and awareness for area food banks. Shoppers were asked to donate $1 toward the cause. September is National Hunger Action Month, and Gov. Tom Corbett issued a proclamation to are ShopRite grocery stores declaring Wednesday "ShopRite Partners in Caring Day." Check out our video and photo gallery for the excitement of Wednesday morning's event.