Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A total of 13 vehicles from Eagleville, Audubon and Trooper had their emblems removed during the overnight hours of May 18 and May 19.
The Lower Providence Police Department is investigating multiple vandalism incidents which occurred sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning. According to the report, the suspects struck vehicles in Eagleville, Audubon and Trooper. In all cases, the emblems were removed from the vehicle, though police found no signs that the suspects attempted to gain entry into any of the vehicles. The list of damaged vehicles includes: Nearly all of the owners told police that they had not seen or heard anything suspicious during the evening, but one victim stated that they observed a blue, late-model Toyota circling his neighborhood during the night of May 18. The victim told police they believed the vehicle was occupied by several hispanic …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Pennsylvania State Police said 16 cars and one home was damaged between 1:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
All wasn’t peaceful on Serenity Street between 1:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Pennsylvania State Police said 16 vehicles and one house on the Skippack Township street were vandalized during that time period Police said 13 individuals, including a man from Holland, Michigan, told police their vehicle or vehicles were either parked in their driveway or on the street in front of their home. Those vehicles all had damage to their paint jobs, police said. One victim, a 62-year-old woman, told police her light above her garage door was damaged, police said. Police said the investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Two victims off of Cranberry Road reported property damage on Dec. 23.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating reports of vandalism on Brighton and Burgess Roads, off of Cranberry Blvd., in Perkiomen Township overnight on Dec. 22. In one incident, which occurred on the 500 block of Brighton Road, a female victim said that her Christmas light display was damaged when someone cut a strand of lights. The victim believed the crime occurred between 9 p.m. on Dec. 22 and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 23. Another resident, living on the 100 block of Burgess Road, reported that her 1995 black Ford Escort was egged and saran wrapped while parked in her driveway. The incident occurred between 10 p.m. and midnight on Dec. 22, according to police.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
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 …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Schwenksville Elementary School vandalized, jewelry stolen in Skippack and DUI in Upper Providence.
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. Elementary School Vandalized The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident of institutional vandalism, which occurred at the Schwenksville Elementary School. According to the report, an unknown suspect -- or suspects -- walked onto the front of the property and damaged four bollard lamps sometime between the hours of 5 p.m. on July 11 and 9 a.m. on July 12. Anyone with information on this incident should contact Trooper Noto at 610-584-1250. Landscaping Equipment Stolen from Garage Two Echo blowers were stolen from the rear garage of Native …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Township Supervisor Paul Fox asks for help from residents to combat vandalism
At the Skippack Township Board of Supervisors meeting on July 11, Township Supervisor and Parks Board Liaison Paul Fox implored residents to take an active role in preventing vandalism at local parks. “We’ll make the investment, but we need residents to meet halfway to keep the parks maintained,” said Fox. The subject was broached after a resident e-mailed the township regarding Church Road Park. Fox acknowledged that the park had been vandalized, and suspected that local teens were to blame. “We don’t have our own police force in Skippack. Coming to the township Monday morning saying there was activity Friday or Saturday night won’t do much for us,” Fox said. Fox suggested that community members take pictures and gather evidence if they…
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Fixtures stolen, vandalism incidents, DUI, theft
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. House stripped in Worcester A stove, a 50-gallon water heater, and an outdoor air conditioning unit were stolen from a house owned by a Collegeville man, police said. The person or persons gained entry to the house on Bethel Road through a rear kitchen door. The thefts occurred sometime between midday on Tuesday, May 31 and midday on Wednesday, June 6. Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police at 610-584-1250. Patio furniture dunked in Skippack A resident of Reginald Lane discovered that between 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 and 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 10…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Lisa Loper of the Scott Loper Team offers ideas for keeping a vacant house secure.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
- Lisa Loper
Thursday, June 7, 2012
As some sellers struggle getting their homes sold, many have opted to move on to their next house while still trying to sell their current one. It is critical to notify your insurance company if a property becomes vacant. Potential losses and liabilities with a vacant home may not be covered by a standard homeowners’ insurance policy. Homeowners’ insurance assumes that the owners are living there and vacant homes are generally considered a higher risk and carry a higher insurance premium. Some of the risks of a vacant house include: The definition of vacancy will vary depending upon the insurance company and even upon the individual policies. Typically 30-60 days of a home being unoccupied is considered a vacant home. Some policies …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Borough seeking to end ongoing problem
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
A press release from Schwenksville Borough provided the following information: Schwenksville Borough is offering a cash reward to any person(s) who provide reliable information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for acts of graffiti vandalism and defacing public property within the borough. Meadow Park has been particularly hard hit by graffiti problems. There is a current commitment for a $500 reward, according to Mayor Joe Giunta. "We will determine the payout on a case-by-case basis. We will fund the account with donations," Giunta wrote in an e-mail. "We are hoping more people will donate to this tax deductable cause." Anyone with information about these acts can contact the Pennsylvania State …