Thursday, May 23, 2013
Citizen's Bank in Giant on Knapp Road in Montgomery was robbed of more than $1,200 Thursday, but the alleged robber from New Jersey was arrested by Towamencin Township Police.
A Hamilton, New Jersey man allegedly made off with more than $1,200 from the Citizen's Bank in Giant Food Store in Montgomery Township Thursday afternoon, but was nabbed by Towamencin Township Police 15 minutes later. The bank was last robbed March 6. Freddie Feliciano, 38, faces charges of robbery, terroristic threats, theft and other related offenses in Montgomeryville District Court. He remains incarcerated following arraignment by District Judge Rebar, who set bail at $100,000 cash, according to court records. A preliminary hearing is set for May 29. Police said the robbery occurred at 3:14 p.m. inside the 1201 Knapp Road store. Feliciano allegedly approached the teller and passed a demand note, police said. He implied he had a gun and…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Towamencin Township Police did not locate the suspicious intruder, who entered a home on Winding Road the night of May 21.
A homeowner on the 1100 block of Winding Road, Towamencin, encountered a drunk, bloody, beaten-up man named “Bill” inside his home on May 21, according to Towamencin Township Police. Police said the intruder was not found after he fled the residence. Officers responded to a report that an intruder had entered the home at 9:40 p.m. on May 21. The homeowner heard his front door open, and initially believed it was a family member returning home from work, police said. The homeowner walked to the lower level of his home and encountered the stranger, police said. The man was visibly intoxicated, police said. He had a significant amount of blood on his face, consistent with an assault, police said. The intruder identified himself as “Bill,” …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Towamencin Township Police are investigating the burglary, which occurred Monday on Valley Forge Road.
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a reported burglary on the 1800 block of Valley Forge Road that occurred Monday between 7 a.m. and 7:20 p.m. where a $150 notebook computer was taken, police said. Police said entry was first attempted via prying on the front door. After that was unsuccessful, the burglar or burglars got into the home by damaging a rear basement window, police said. Call Towamencin Township Police at 215-368-7606 with any details on the incident.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Kevin Covaleski, 47, of Quakertown, allegedly had a loaded .22-caliber gun concealed in his car when he was caught by Towamencin Township officers allegedly having sex with another man in a Holiday Inn parking lot.
A Quakertown man, who Towamencin Police caught allegedly engaged in sexual activity with another man in the parking lot of Holiday Inn in January, waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Lansdale District Court on a misdemeanor charge of carrying a loaded concealed weapon without a license, according to court records. Kevin Covaleski, 47, of the unit block of S. 11th Street, also waived a charge of disorderly conduct to Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas formal arraignment in May. Covaleski filed the waiver on Monday, according to court records. Covaleski was taken into custody by Towamencin Police around 11:30 a.m. Jan. 24 and charged the two offenses, police said. Covaleski was arraigned by District Judge Harold Borek and released…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Jonathan Philip Dippold, 30, of Folcroft, PA, was arrested for alleged illegal possession of a stolen firearm and two other felonies after a domestic disturbance call at the Holiday Inn in Towamencin Township
Jonathan Philip Dippold, 30, of the 1000 block of Tayler Drive, Folcroft, PA, was taken into custody by Towamencin Police Feb. 19 for alleged illegal possession of a stolen firearm and two other felonies while at Holiday Inn in Towamencin, police said. Dippold faces charges of felony possession of a firearm by a person prohibited from possessing a firearm, felony carrying a firearm without a license and felony receiving stolen property, according to court records. Dippold has a preliminary hearing set for March 7 at 11:30 a.m. before District Judge Harold Borek in Lansdale. Dippold remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison on $25,000 cash bail, according to court records. According to police, on Feb. 19 at 1:05 a.m., police …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Towamencin Township Police are investigating the burglaries at Sotter Apartments, which occurred Friday, Feb. 8
Towamencin Township Police are investigating three attempted burglaries of three separate apartments at Sotter Apartments, 1211 Allentown Road, police said. The attempted burglaries occurred between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 8, 2013, police said. Entry was attempted by either cutting or prying exterior window screens to the apartments. Entry was not made to any of the apartments, police said. Call Towamencin Township Police at 215-368-7606 with any information about the incidents.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Police said entry was made through a ground-level basement window between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Jan. 31
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred Jan. 31 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the 2000 block of Kriebel Road. Guns and an unspecified amount of jewelry were taken in the reported burglary, police said. Forced entry was made through a ground-level basement window, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on the burglary.
William Morris, 27, of Norristown, allegedly caused more than $5,000 in damage to the inside of the Wawa at Forty Foot and Welsh roads in Towamencin in October. He faces a felony criminal mischief charge
Felony criminal mischief with intent to damage property was held over for Montgomery County court Tuesday against William James Morris, 27, of Norristown, accused of causing more than $5,000 in damage to the interior of a Wawa in Towamencin in October 2012. Other misdemeanor and summary charges were held at the Lansdale preliminary hearing in connection with the incident at the Wawa at Forty Foot Road and Sumneytown Pike on Oct. 26: Four counts of misdemeanor terroristic threats, a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct, according to court records. Morris remains out on 10 percent of $25,000 bail, according to court records. Here's what happened, according to police: Wawa employees told police on…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
An 18-year-old North Penn High School student will be summoned for weapons possession on school property after security found three knives in his pickup truck, police said
An 18-year-old student at North Penn High School will be charged with possession of weapons on school property via summons, after a 10-inch Gerber knife, a KA-BAR knife and a multi-blade knife were found in his vehicle, police said. On Jan. 17, at 9:17 a.m., Towamencin Township Police responded to the high school on Valley Forge Road for a report of weapons possession on school property. Upon arrival, police learned that school security officers saw an unoccupied pickup truck parked in an unauthorized parking space, police said. The security officer saw numerous knives in the vehicle, police said. Security found the 18-year-old driver of the vehicle and the truck was searched by security, police said. The knives were turned over to …
Hatfield Township Police and Towamencin Township Police worked together on the investigation, which began Wednesday, Jan. 16
Towamencin Township Police and Hatfield Township Police are filing weapons on school property offenses through Montgomery County Juvenile Court against two teens from Towamencin: a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy, police said. Both students allegedly possessed an Airsoft gun and BB gun at both North Montco Technical Career Center and Pennfield Middle School, police said. On Thursday, Jan. 17, at 10:46 a.m., police responded to North Montco Technical Career Center, 1265 Sumneytown Pike, for a report that a student may be on the property in possession of a firearm, police said. Upon arrival, police received a name of a student that may possibly be involved in the incident. Towamencin Township Police learned Hatfield Township Police …