Friday, May 24, 2013
Benjamin Troy Lopez, 21, allegedly over $6,000 in property in February.
A 21-year-old Trappe man is facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing four homes throughout Montgomery County, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Benjamin Lopez, of Elio Circle, allegedly stole more than $6200 from four homes between February 25 and March 1, police say. Lopez has been charged with four counts of burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property. He was arraigned on May 22, and bail was set at $5,000 unsecured. More information will be published on this arrest as it becomes available.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Big Road crash occurred just before 4 p.m. on May 9.
DUI charges are pending against a Stowe man after he allegedly lost his vehicle on and struck a tree on Big Road in Upper Frederick while under the influence of a controlled substance, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Shane Christopher Bobst, 27, was traveling west on Big Road near Neiffer Road in Upper Frederick just before 4 p.m. on May 9 when he traveled off the right side of the road, striking a tree. Bobst was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital due to injuries, and there was severe damage to his vehicle, according to police. According to officer, Bobst exhibited signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance; a blood draw was taken.
Local authorities are searching for a man who has exposed himself, masturbated in public before walkers in both townships.
After five reported cases, the area's police are working together to find a man that has been exposing himself in public. Lower Providence and Upper Providence Township Police Departments are investigating five reported incidents of indecent exposure occurring between April 6 and May 12 in both Lower Providence or Upper Providence townships. The incidents have occurred in the late afternoon and early evening as area residents walk along roads or trails, according to police. Each of the five reports were filed as having happened between 3:20 and 7:25 p.m. Police say that the man would be in place prior to the walkers approaching, jump out of his vehicle without any pants on, or with his pants pulled down. The offender would look at the …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
There was an early-morning break-in on Garges Road, according to police.
A Skippack man reported that his wallet and bottles of pet medication were stolen from his Garges Road home in an early-morning breaking, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The 35-year-old man, from the 4800 block of Gargas Road, said that someone broke into his house through an unlocked rear door around 4 a.m. on April 7 and removed his wallet, containing money, and two bottles of pet medication from his kitchen table. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The crash caused a vehicle to become airborne and slid nearly 60 feet.
A Macungie woman is facing careless driving charges after a Friday crash on Bustard Road in Cedars, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Stephanie Ryan, 37, was traveling south on Bustard Road in a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze around 8 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree stump, police said. The vehicle became airborne and then slid 56 feet into the northbound lane. Ryan was transported to Lansdale hospital with minor injuries; Source One Towing towed her vehicle. Careless driving charges are pending, according to police.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Two men allegedly damaged a window at the senior living development.
Two Norristown men are facing were cited in connection with a May 3 incident in which they allegedly damaged a window of Highland Manor in Perkiomen Township, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Brandon Lee Harris, 19, and Jonathan Alexis Perez, 21, both of Norristown allegedly damaged the window the senior living development just after midnight, according to police. The property, located at 2 Highland Manor Ave, is owned by Grosse & Quade Management Co in Perkiomen Township, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Harris pleaded guilty to the citation; Perez’s case is still active.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
A Hatfield business’s tractor was stolen from the Iron Bridge Corporate Center
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from a construction site in Perkiomen Township’s Iron Bridge Corporate Center. According to the victim, Clark’s Landscaping, of Hatfield, a John Deere Gator 6 by 4 tractor was stolen from a construction site at 105 Kestrel Drive between 4 p.m. on April 23 and 8 a.m. on April 24, police said. The address is listed as Comstar Supply, which announced a move to the Iron Bridge Corporate Center in August.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The home was entered through a basement door, according to police.
A report of burglary is being investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police, in which unknown individuals entered a Pennsburg home and stole several items of jewelry from a fireproof safe, according to police. A 54-year-old female woman from the 2000 block of East Buck Road said that between 10 a.m. on April 25 and 5 p.m. on April 28, unknown individuals entered her home through the basement sliding glass door and took several pieces of jewelry from a fireproof safe in the master bedroom. Anyone with information is asked to contact the State Police and reference incident number K03-1915027.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The vehicle ran into a ditch and flipped on Stump Hall Road.
A Norristown woman was charged with driving her vehicle at unsafe speeds after a crash on Stump Hall Road in Skippack Township, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Mary Moore, 31, of Norristown, was driving west on Stump Hall Road in a 2002 Honda Civic when she lost control of her vehicle and ran into a ditch and rolled over, landing on its roof in the roadway, police say. Moore was not injured, but her vehicle was towed by Source One Towing, according to police. Moore was allegedly driving at an unsafe speed at the time of the crash, and was charged for violating the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, a police report states.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The event will be held Wednesday Night in the High School Auditorium.
The Perkiomen Valley School District and the Pennsylvania State Police, Skippack Barracks, are joining forces to help keep children safe online, and to set limits with technology. PSP Trooper Morgan Crummy will provide a presentation on internet and technology safety, which will be held at the Perkiomen Valley High School auditorium on Wednesday at 7 p.m. “[Crummy] will offer valuable information about how to protect children and set limits when it comes to technology usage in the home,” according to the school district.