Monday, January 21, 2013
Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, allegedly stole construction materials from an unfinished building on Towamencin Avenue on January 19
An Upper Gwynedd man was arrested and charged by Towamencin Township Police for allegedly stealing construction goods from an unfinished development on Towamencin Avenue Saturday night. Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, is charged with felony burglary of an overnight accommodation, felony criminal trespassing and misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, according to court records. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured on Jan. 20 by District Judge John D. Kessler in Abington and Anlas was released, according to court records. Police said an officer on patrol at 9:53 p.m. January 19 on the 1000 block of Towamencin Avenue saw an unfamiliar vehicle parked next to the …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The $500 Lorex camera system monitor was stolen from a car parked behind Ray's Pizza at Allen-Forge Shopping Center
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Friday, January 11
A $500 black Lorex security camera system monitor was stolen from a vehicle parked behind Ray’s Pizzeria & Steaks in the Allen-Forge Shopping Plaza in Towamencin Thursday evening. Towamencin Township Police are investigating the reported theft from and damage to the vehicle, which occurred between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 10, police said. The rear driver’s side window was broken out in order to gain access to the car, police said. Contact Towamencin Township Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on the theft.
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a burglary that occurred on January 3 during the daytime
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Friday, January 11
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a burglary that occurred January 3 on the 1700 block of Kriebel Road. Police said a jewelry box and its contents were taken from the home. The burglary occurred between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Entry was made through the front door of the home, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The auto theft occurred in the overnight hours of Nov. 7 to Nov. 8 on the 100 block of Monroe Drive in Towamencin
A black Infiniti G-37 IPL 2-door, valued at $42,000, was stolen during the overnight hours of Nov. 7 to Nov. 8 from Towamencin Condonimiums, police said. Towamencin Township Police are investigating the theft, which occurred on the 100 block of Monroe Drive, police said. The Infiniti was parked in a stall directly in front of the owner’s residence at 11:10 p.m. Nov. 7, police said. At 7 a.m., Nov. 8, the vehicle was gone. There was no broken glass or signs of forced entry observed on scene, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on this theft.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Towamencin Township Police are investigating the theft of items from two vehicles parked on the unit block of Old Dutch Road over the weekend
A Sony Vaio laptop, Oakley sunglasses and a leather change purse were stolen from two unlocked vehicles parked on the unit block of Old Dutch Road during the overnight of November 2 to November 3. Towamencin Township Police said both vehicles were parked in front of a home. A resident heard a car door being closed and a vehicle driving off from in front of the home at around 2:45 a.m., police said. The total value of all items taken is estimated at $1,040. The thefts are under investigation by Towamencin Police. Have a tip? Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The historical landmark in Towamencin Township on Weikel Road showed off exhibits and life from the Revolutionary War through Vietnam
In the Revolutionary War era, the women - and girls - were the tailors, the cleaners, the carriers, the cookers. Sometimes, they didn't have shoes. If you were a militiaman, you really feared a Redcoat bayonet. Thankfully, von Steuben taught you how (and who) to stab properly in combat. In the Civil War, the caltrops usually worked on the unfortunate hoof of an enemy's horse. In the Second War, sometimes you never got that letter from home, no thanks to the changes in your stationed battleship. The way of life abroad and at home during the times of war were evident Saturday at Morgan Log House during its Military Might: The Few & The Many exhibition. Everything from war bayonets and authentic Civil War drums to complete World War I …