Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The fire company directed traffic around the scene.
A Ford F-150 pickup truck crashed into the porch of a house in the 90 block of Bridge Street—at the intersection with Wartman Road—in Perkiomen Township before 7 a.m. Tuesday. The driver's condition is unknown at this time; however, it appears the individual may have been transported from the scene via ambulance. The crash's cause is unreported at this time. Perkiomen Township firefighters directed traffic around the scene. Total Restoration arrived at the residence, where a portion of the porch rail was broken, and pillars were askew. Norm's Save Station towed the truck from the scene. Pennsylvania State Police and Trappe EMS were among the responders.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Ford Escape hit PECO truck head on; crash's cause unreported at this time.
Trappe EMS transported a man to Pottstown Hospital for treatment of facial injuries following a two-vehicle, head-on collision in the 560 block of Main Street in Trappe around 4 a.m., according to Trappe Fire Company Deputy Chief Robert Greenwood. According to reports at the scene, a PECO crews were working on poles along Main Street to restore power that had been lost due to a car crash Saturday evening. They were finishing the job when a Ford Escape hit the PECO truck, which was parked in the lane of travel with its lights on, witnesses said. The SUV's driver was the car's only occupant. None of the PECO workers suffered injuries. The crash's cause is undetermined at this time. Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police's Skippack …
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Four local men were accused; one is currently in county jail.
Four men are facing burglary and related charges in connection with five residential burglaries and an attempted break-in at Skippack Goldsmith and Gifts, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. In addition to other charges, police said Ryan Stephens, 19, of Skippack, is charged with three counts of burglary; David Burke, 19, of Schwenksville, is charged with five counts of burglary; Christopher Park, 20, of Lederach, is charged with three counts of burglary; and Mark Taus, 19, of Norristown, is charged with one count of burglary. Charges were filed in Magisterial District Court 38-1-24, police said. According to reports, Burke, Park and Taus remain out of jail on unsecured bail. Stephens is currently being held at Montgomery …
Monday, April 25, 2011
In other cases, police are investigating a harassment incident and a burglary.
Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information about a man who was seen exposing himself in Perkiomen Township on several dates from Wednesday, April 20, to Sunday, April 24, according to a report. According to two Collegeville women—age 23 and 27, respectively—a man was standing along the Perkiomen Creek behind the PECO substation on Gravel Pike and “had his pants down, and he exposed himself,” the report states. “Once he was discovered, he covered himself and fled the scene,” the report continues. Anyone with information should call the Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks at 610-5854-1250. The incident number is K03-1775529. Rahns man reports harassing phone calls Pennsylvania State Police are investigating reports of an …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Anyone with information asked to contact police.
Police are investigating a burglary at a Skippack Township home that occurred sometime between Friday and Monday. According to a Pennsylvania State Police report, a person or people used a key to enter a residence in the 1000 block of North Grange Avenue, and then removed copper piping from the baseboard heating system. The damage is estimated to be $1,500, police said. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact state Trooper Benjamin J. Campana at the Skippack barracks, 610-584-1250, and reference incident number K03-1774452. Break-in, theft at Skippack home Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information about a burglary at a Skippack home on Monday. Sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., an unknown person or people …
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
In another case, Pennsylvania State Police are seeking a theft suspect.
Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information about a residential burglary that occurred between 8 a.m. and 3:35 p.m. Monday in Skippack Township. An unknown person or unknown people entered a house in the 2000 block of Serendipity Way by breaking a window leading to the basement, according to the police report. From there, the perpetrator(s) “damaged the door leading from the basement to the main floor of the residence,” police said. Jewelry was stolen from the master bedroom, according to police, and the individual(s) left the house through a rear sliding glass door, the report states. The jewelry's worth was not disclosed. Anyone with information about this crime should contact the Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks at 610-…
Monday, April 11, 2011
Police are investigating other thefts and criminal mischief incidents.
A Collegeville woman whose credit cards and driver’s license were stolen while she was traveling by bus from Richmond, VA, to Philadelphia, Friday, has recently noticed unauthorized activity on her account, according to police. Pennsylvania State Police are continuing an investigation. Perkiomen man, woman allegedly struck each other during argument Two Perkiomen Township residents will be charged with simple assault and harassment in connection with a reported verbal-turned-physical argument, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. Carol Snyder and Alan Coburn, both 43, were in the 500 block of Gravel Pike when they allegedly began to argue. Police say the disagreement escalated and claim the pair “exchanged several strikes …