Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Section of Sumneytown Pike closed for investigation Wednesday night after a neighbor allegedly fired a gun when police arrived to a domestic dispute.
Last updated 5:50 a.m. A man is in custody after shots were reportedly fired on Wednesday evening when a Marlborough Township police officer responded to the scene of a domestic dispute in Green Lane. The incident took place at about 6:45 p.m. on the Main Street section of Sumneytown Pike in the borough. No injuries were reported. Marlborough Police Chief Darren Morgan said police originally responded to a domestic call, but a neighbor fired a gun into the ground as the police officer arrived, according to the Morning Call http://bit.ly/VkQMgy. The woman involved in the domestic dispute went to the neighbor's house to call the police, the article said. Morgan did not know why the neighbor fired the gun, but he is in custody and charges are…
Sunday, September 16, 2012
"Domestic disturbance" at New Hanover Township home turns fatal
A New Hanover man is dead following a confrontation with New Hanover Township Police late Saturday night. Daniel Jobson, 56, shot himself in the head after allegedly firing at an officer who had responded to a 9-1-1 call in the area, according to a press release issued by New Hanover Township Police Chief Kevin McKeon and Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman. According to authorities, the officer responded to a 9-1-1 call at a residence on Colflesh Road at 10:32 p.m. Saturday and saw a Mercedes SUV "fleeing" from the driveway of 2327 Colflesh Road. A pursuit in which the vehicle's operator drove "erratically" eventually led back to the home where the pursuit had begun, and the operator, later identified as Jobson, exited the …
Several police local police departments responded to a Colflesh Road residence on Saturday night.
Editor's note: An update to this story is available here. Police responded to a report of shots fired on just before 11 pm on Saturday night in the 2300 block of Colflesh Road in New Hanover. The Breaking News Network sent an alert stating that police were in pursuit of a silver vehicle, which stopped and ran into the Colflesh Road residence. Police then heard shots fired. A source indicated to The Mercury that blood was found in the doorway to the residence, and that an ambulance arrived on the scene, but it is unknown if anyone was transported from the scene. Officers from New Hanover, Collegeille, Upper Providence, North Coventry, Pottsgrove and West Pottsgrove were on location. Patch will report more information as it becomes available.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Police radio exercises caused confusion among the local media Tuesday.
First, shots were fired at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School. One subject was reported dead, as three suspects made off in a white Crown Victoria. Several hours later, the same vehicle raced away from the scene of a crowded Conshohocken party after an officer was downed. Then, more shots were fired at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus and a hazmat spill was reported on the Blue Route. Fortunately, all of these scenarios were just training exercises for police dispatchers across Montgomery County Tuesday morning, playing out only across the airwaves. "Nobody was running around on the streets," confirmed Frank Custer, communications director for the county. Custer told Patch that the officers role-playing in the simulated …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
A police report does not indicate a conviction. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a New Year’s Eve incident in which a gunshot damaged property in the 100 block of Lafayette Circle in Trappe. According to a police report, two women said shortly before 9 p.m. they heard six to seven gunshots from the rear yard and heard a window break. “A spent round was found in the window frame (of a second-floor rear bedroom) along with a broken window,” the report states. Anyone with information can call the Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks at 610-584-1250, and reference incident number K03-1824515. Collegeville Woman Accused of DUI Nicole Kirkpatrick, 25, of Collegeville was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Jan. 2 at 2:45 a.m. and will face charges in District Court 38-1-24, …