Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Police said Calon Irvin James Wright, 36, of West Mount Vernon Street, Lansdale, has been summoned for invasion of privacy charges, for allegedly filming his coworkers in the staff bathroom at Vantage Academy.
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Tuesday, March 19
A Lansdale man, who is a gym teacher at a Lakeside school in Franconia, was charged via summons with invasion of privacy and attempted invasion of privacy Tuesday by Souderton Police. Police said Calon Irvin James Wright, 36, of West Mount Vernon Street, allegedly admitted to fastening a Vivitar video camera under a chair in the bathroom of Vantage Academy School on Schoolhouse Road, according to Matt Coughlin of PhillyBurbs.com. Authorities recovered an SD card that allegedly shows Wright installing the camera, as well as the woman who discovered the camera, according to Coughlin. The woman was clothed the entire time. Wright has been fired and was escorted off school grounds by police, according to the article. A preliminary hearing is …
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.
Montgomery Township Police are seeking a white male who robbed employees of the Dollar Tree in Montgomery Commons Shopping Center Monday night. Police said the robbery was similar to one in New Britain in February.
Montgomery Township Police are seeking two suspects involved in the Monday night armed robbery of employees at Dollar Tree in Montgomery Commons Shopping Center. Police said the robbery is similar to an armed robbery that occurred Feb. 28, 2013 at 10 p.m. at the Subway in New Britain Township, and another robbery that occurred in Bristol Township. Police said at 10:15 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a reported of an armed robbery at the store at 1200 Welsh Road. A white male confronted employees at the back door of the store and forced his way inside, police said. He was armed with a dark-colored handgun, police said. Once inside, he demanded money from employees, police said. After getting an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect …
Monday, March 18, 2013
William Keith Kane, 23, of Lansdale, was wanted for felony assault by police for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill the landlord of the Franklin Street home where he lived with a knife and tire iron.
The basement tenant accused of threatening to kill his landlord with a knife and tire iron has turned himself in to Lansdale Police, reports Michael Goldberg of The Reporter. Kane, 23, of Franklin Street in Lansdale, is charged with felony aggravated assault, misdemeanor possessing an instrument of crime, three counts of misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor reckless endangerment and summary harassment, according to court records. Kane was arraigned Monday afternoon before District Judge Andrea Duffy, who set bail at 10 percent of $10,000 cash, according to court records. He remain incarcerated at Montgomery County prison. A preliminary hearing is set for March 28 at 10:30 a.m. in Lansdale. Kane lived in the basement at 400 Franklin St…
Friday, March 15, 2013
Basement dweller William Keith Kane, 23, is wanted for felony assault by Lansdale Police for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill the landlord of the Franklin Street home where he lived with a knife and tire iron.
Update Kane has turned himself in to Lansdale Police. Read the story here. Earlier Story Kane was able to get away from police on a felony assault charge. For now. A basement dweller named William Keith Kane, 23, is wanted by police for allegedly threatening to kill and for allegedly assaulting the landlord with a tire iron and knife. Police believe, but have not confirmed, that Kane is in the Boyertown area. Kane lived in the basement at 400 Franklin St., police said. The homeowner was Kane's landlord. A felony warrant has been issued against Kane for the alleged assault at the same address, police said. On March 8, Kane allegedly grabbed a knife and "raised it up in a striking fashion," while walking toward the homeowner. This, after …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The suspect fled the Montgomery Mall in a red Ford Fusion on March 12.
Montgomery Township Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect captured on video surveillance of a theft from Sears at Montgomery Mall. Police said the suspect stole a pair of boots from the store at the Montgomery Township mall on March 12. He fled in a newer red Ford Fusion, police said. If you recognize the suspect, call Montgomery Township Detectives at 215-362-2301.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Mieczslaw 'Mike' Zwolinski, 60, of the 800 block of Walnut Street, Lansdale, allegedly stomped a cat six times, injuring its ribs and mouth. Lansdale District Judge Harold Borek held a sole charge of animal cruelty for county arraignment.
Mieczslaw "Mike" Zwolinski does not know what a cat looks like. At least, that's what he allegedly told Lansdale Police at the scene of an animal cruelty incident in December. Zwolinski, 60, of the 800 block of Walnut Street, Lansdale, had one misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals held for formal arraignment in Montgomery County Court on April 24, following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Lansdale District Court. Bail was set at $10,000 unsecured for Zwolinski, who spoke broken English and told Borek he was hard of hearing. Zwolinski was also ordered to stay away from the primary witness at the hearing — who is his neighbor — and the victim, who is also his neighbor. Lansdale Officer James Owens told Borek on Tuesday that Zwolinski was…
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.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Thomas Troy Young, pictured here, is wanted by police for the attempted murder of a family member.
Hatfield Township Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Thomas Troy Young, who is wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a 33-year-old woman in Hatfield early Sunday morning. As Patch previously reported, the woman was flown from the 300 block of Wheatfield Circle when police found her at 12:38 a.m. on Sunday morning with her throat slashed. According to a release from Hatfield Police, the woman, whose name has not been released, is "a family member" of Young. Young is wanted for criminal attempt murder, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, simple assualt, harassment and possessing instruments of a crime, according to the release. The victim was transported to the Hospital of the …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Richard Lee Stroud, 20, of Philadelphia, allegedly conspired with Jeremiah White of Pottstown and Sarah Nodecker of Montgomery Township to rob a man who met the trio for a test drive of a car Feb. 24.
The Philadelphia man wanted by Hatfield Township Police for his alleged involvement in the Tasering and robbery of a man inside a vehicle on Feb. 24 turned himself into police Wednesday. Richard Lee Stroud, 20, of a third floor apartment on the 600 block of North 43rd Street, faces charges of felony robbery with immediate serious bodily injury, felony robbery with taking property by force, simple assault, reckless endangerment, harassment, felony theft, felony receiving stolen property, felony criminal use of a cell phone, possessing an instrument of crime, and felony use or possession of an electric or electronic incapacitation device, police said. Stroud also faces felony criminal conspiracy charges on all those offenses, police said. …