Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A vehicle allegedly ran off the road into a wooded area on Bridge Road.
A driver has been charged after an alleged DUI on Bridge Road in Perkiomen Township on April 29 just before midnight, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. According to police, a man was traveling southbound on Bridge Road near Oak Street in a BMW 328 XI in the area of Oak Street when the vehicle ran off the roadway down an embankment, into a wooded area. Police found that the driver was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested. The Pennsylvania State Police released no information regarding the driver.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Two burglars allegedly approached the victim in masks as he was entering his home early Wednesday morning.
A 42-year-old man was threatened at gunpoint and bound in his basement of his Kutztown Road home in Upper Hanover while robbers stole guns and cash, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. When the victim, of the 2900 block of Kutztown Road, arrived home at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, two men wearing black masks forced him inside the residence with a handgun, according to police. The victim was tied up in his basement while the two men rummaged through his residence, stealing an undisclosed amount of money and ten guns, including two pistols and eight long guns, police said. The burglars then fled the scene in the victim’s 2006 silver Ford F-150 truck, according to the PSP. The victim described the robbers as white men; one is described as 5…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The restroom in one of the buildings was graffitied.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a report of criminal mischief at 4038 Skippack Pike in Skippack Village between 5 p.m. on April 25 and 6:30 a.m. on April 26. According to the victims, M.D.I Management, individuals entered a public restroom in the building, which houses After5 Gifts, Black Sheep Pottery, Antler Ridge Winery, Stone Hill Paperie, and graffitied the bathroom using a red marker, police said.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The vehicle was responding to an incident with emergency lights activated.
A Norristown teen was cited after being struck by a police car with its emergency lights activated in Worcester, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The 17-year-old girl was traveling eastbound on Germantown Pike near West Adair Drive in Worcester in a Chevrolet Cavalier on April 19 at 9:15 p.m. when she was struck by Kevin Allison, 40, who was making a left onto West Adair Drive in a Pennsylvania State Police vehicle. Allison was responding to an incident with emergency lights activated on his 2010 Crown Victoria; the teen was charged with violating “duty of a driver on approach of an emergency vehicle,” Pennsylvania Vehicle Code 3325A. Both vehicles sustained minor damage, no injuries were reported.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A 17-year old Collegeville girl's vehicle was allegedly struck; the sunroof on a woman’s vehicle was allegedly shattered.
Two alleged local hit-and-runs are being investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police. Alleged Trappe Hit and Run A driver allegedly fled the scene of a vehicle crash on Main Street in Trappe on Saturday, according to police. A 17-year-old Collegeville girl was traveling eastbound on Main Street near Fifth Avenue in Trappe when she stopped suddenly with the traffic in front of her. A dark gray sedan, driven by a while male with dark hair in his 20s, allegedly struck the rear bumper of the victim with his front bumper. The girl pulled into a driveway after the collision, the man allegedly continued driving eastbound towards Collegeville Borough. Alleged Perkiomen Hit and Run The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the report o a …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Nathan A. Robinson, of Pennsburg, struck three trees and a mailbox on Old School Road in Upper Hanover.
A 24-year-old Pennsburg Man was airlifted to the Lehigh Valley Hospital after a crash at Old School Road in Upper Hanover Township on April 17 at 7 p.m., according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Nathan Robinson was driving east on Old School Road towards Fennel Road in a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire when he allegedly lost control and struck at tree on the right side of the roadway, and then traveled across the roadway and struck another tree and mailbox, according to a police report that marks the incident as a DUI. Robinson then struck another tree on the left side of the road and traveled back to the right lane where it turned on its side, blocking the right lane of travel, police said. Robinson was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital, …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The item went missing on April 9.
A Perkiomen man reported that his All-Terain Vehicle (ATV) went missing from his property in Perkiomen Township on April 9, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The victim, on the unit block of Wartman Road, reported that between 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., unknown individuals came to the property, removed the ATV, and fled in an unknown direction, police said. A home break-in that resulted in several stolen rings was also reported in the same time period, though police have not reported a correlation. Anyone with information on the ATV theft is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police 610-584-1250
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Shawn P. Burns, of Lansdale, was cited after the Third Ave accident.
A Lansdale man was cited for careless driving after a three-car crash on Third Avenue in Trappe around 8:40 a.m. on April 11, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Shawn Burns, 44, of Lansdale, allegedly caused the crash when he “took his attention off the road” while driving his Lexus on Third Avenue in Trappe and struck a Chrysler 300, Driven by Winston Small, of Pottstown, who was waiting behind Catherine Meeley, in a Ford Freestar, who was waiting to make a left onto College Avenue with a six-year-old passenger. Small’s vehicle went up onto the embankment of the right lane when trying to avoid Meeley’s vehicle; both Small and Meeley’s vehicles required towing from the scene, police said. There were no injuries reported, but the…
Friday, April 19, 2013
The rear door of a Main Street home, owned by a Boyertown man, was pried open.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating home break-ins on Main Street in Trappe between 3 p.m. on April 11 and noon on April 13. Unknown individuals allegedly attempted to enter 133 W. Main St. by prying open the locks on the rear door, but were unsuccessful, according to police. The individuals then allegedly went next door and successfully pried the locks on 135 W. Main Street, gaining access to the residence, police said. Both properties were owned by a Boyertown man, according to police.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
More than $1,100 rings were allegedly taken.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a complaint regarding the theft of six rings from a home on the 400 block of Wartman Road in Perkiomen Township, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. According to the 34-year-old female victim, the rings were stolen between April 3 at noon and April 10 at 3 p.m. The total value of the rings is roughly $1,100, police said. Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact the State Police at 610-584-1250 and reference incident number K03-1912176.