Thursday, September 20, 2012
A safe, jewelry, personal documents and cash were stolen from a residence on Revere Court.
A home on the 100 block of Revere Court was burglarized on Sept. 13 between 12 Noon and 3 pm, according to Collegeville Police. A police report states that unknown individuals broke into the home through a window in the basement, and then forced the basement door open with what appeared to be two screwdrivers. A white safe with an electronic keypad was removed from the house, as well as several rings, bracelets and necklaces, a two-piece gold box and $4,000 in cash. Additionally, many personal financial papers were removed, including tax forms, social security cards, birth certificates and other documents. According to the responding officer, the intruders seemed to know what they were looking for in the house. Police noted that a …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Pennsylvania State Police report of a Trappe Tavern employee who was allegedly involved with an altercation with other employees, and carried a knife.
Pennsylvania State Police, of the Skippack Station patrol unit, were dispatched to the Trappe Tavern on report of a subject armed with a knife. The incident took place Aug. 20, prior to police dispatch at 12:30 a.m. Police interviewed several employees of the Trappe Tavern, located in Trappe Borough, each of whom reported that a male subject named Sean had a knife and was causing a disturbance. The Trappe Tavern manager identified to police that the subject is Sean Quinn, 45, of Phoenixville, who is in fact an employee of the tavern, but was not working on the date of the incident. According to an affidavit of probable cause, employees told police that Quinn was seen arguing with another employee at the rear outside area of the tavern, and…
Monday, August 27, 2012
Money stolen after victim purchased a truck through the classified advertising website
An Upper Hanover man had an unknown amount stolen after responding to a fraudulent Craigslist ad for a 2001 Ford Truck, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. The 52-year-old victim from Cedar Lea Lane communicated with the e-mail address Justin.firstname.lastname@example.org on Aug. 5 to purchase the truck, and did not receive the truck after making a payment, according to the report. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250.
Friday, August 17, 2012
PSP Skippack also reported a disorderly conduct in Salford Township.
Editor's note: The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. DUI Arrest in Trappe Kevin Horowski, 29, was arrested on August 11 just after 2 a.m. on suspicion of DUI in Trappe Borough, according to the PA State Police. Horowski was stopped for a vehicle code violation on the corner of Harvard and Yale Drives in Trappe when he exhibited signs of intoxication, according to the PSP report. This is an ongoing investigation, and charges are pending in District Court 38-1-20. Disorderly Conduct in Salford Township Kevin Landis, 40, was arrested for disorderly conduct in Salford Township after police responded to a 911 hang…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
PSP Skippack reports 62 criminal arrests, 101 crashes, 20 DUI arrests in July
The Pennsylvania Police, Skippack Barracks reported 1219 incidents in the Perkiomen Valley area during the month of July. A total of 170 criminal offenses were reported - 85 of the offenses were cleared, and there were 62 criminal arrests. There were 101 crashes reported and five incidents of hit and run. There were two fatalities and 19 injuries reported. Twenty DUI arrests were reported in the month of June, four of which were the result of crashes. There were no fatalities related to DUIs in the region. Police doled out 639 traffic citations, and gave 1158 warnings.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
PA State Police are investigating two incidents of theft in Upper Salford Township between August 7 and August 9.
Editor's note: The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Theft From Motor Vehicle Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident of theft from a motor vehicle, which occurred between the hours of 10 p.m. on August 7 and 7 a.m. on August 8 in Upper Salford Township. A PSP report states that a 22-year-old male victim parked his car in front of his home on the 800 block of Galen Lane in Upper Salford Township overnight, and a GPS was stolen from his vehicle. Police ask that anyone with information contact the PSP Skippack, at 510-410-76340. Tim Moyer Auto Body Theft PA State Police reported that wheels were…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Four thefts, three assaults and seventeen collisions reported to Pennsylvania State Police
There were 113 police incidents in Perkiomen Township between July 1 and July 31, according to a Pennsylvania State Police Report distributed a the August 7 Perkiomen Township Board of Supervisors Meeting. The AIMS Statistic report indicated four thefts, including one motor vehicle theft, two thefts by unlawful taking, and one scrap metal theft. Three incidents of assault in Perkiomen Township – one simple, two harassment – were reported, two incidents of criminal mischief, and two suspicious vehicles. Seventeen collisions were reported, three of which included injuries and one of which was a DUI. There were five reports of requested police assistance, and three incidents of debris or animals on the roadway. Additionally, police were …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Gathering busted on the 4000 block of Roberts Lane in Skippack
A 17-year-old girl was cited for holding an underage drinking party along the 4000 block of Roberts Lane in Skippack Township just before midnight on July 22, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The PSP report states that a neighbor complained about a large gathering of juveniles at 4042 Roberts Lane. After an investigation, the unnamed teenager – who lives at the residence – was cited for Purchase, Consumption, Possession or Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverage by a Minor at District Court 38-1-24. There were no other reports of underage drinking arrests stemming from the incident. Montgomery County Land Records indicate that the residence is owned by Paul and Teresa Chiccarine.
Attemped burglary suspects apprehended in Salford Township, criminal mischief in Skippack Township
Editor's note: The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Attempted Burglary Suspects Apprehended in Salford Township Patrick J. Brumbaugh, of Lansdale, and Gregory Eagle, of Pottstown, were arrested for attempted burglary in Salford Township on July 23, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The report states that the PSP were dispatched just after 9 a.m. to the King Road home of Robert Joy, 62, in response to an activated residential alarm. A vehicle was witnessed fleeing the scene. The State Police broadcasted the vehicle description to area patrols, and a vehicle matching the description was stopped at …
Friday, July 27, 2012
Car stolen in Trappe, harassment in Skippack and mailbox theft in Upper Frederick
Editor's note: The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Burglary/Motor Vehicle Theft in Trappe Borough An unidentified 64-year-old man had his vehicle stolen from the 100-block of College Avenue in Trappe, according to a PA State Police Report. The victim stated that between 10 p.m. and midnight on July 18, the keys to his 2007 Chevrolet Silverado were taken from his home, according to the report. The vehicle was then stolen from the parking area next to the victim's residence, police said. Harassment in Skippack Township Jeremy Heffentrager, of Royerford Township, was cited for harassment by the Pennsylvania …