Marco Cuevas Mora, 22, will serve two-to-six years in state prison following his guilty plea to homicide by vehicle and DUI.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Friday, September 7, 2012
There will be four days of roadwork on 422 next week.
A PennDOT news release reports that there will be lane restrictions from 9am-3pm along the length of Route 422 next week so that the bridges can be cleaned. Nearly all of our area's section of Route 422 will be affected, from the Route 363/Trooper interchange all the way up to the Armand Hammer Boulevard interchange. PennDOT suggest that drivers allow extra time and use caution when going through the area during the lane closures.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A three-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday night on 422 east.
At about 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday night, a three-vehicle accident was reported on 422 East between the Mingo Road and Lewis Road underpasses. Initial reports indicated the accident was five vehicles and the road was closed, but Royersford Fire Chief Gary Wezel explained the accident only involved three vehicles. Emergency responders arrived on scene to ensure there were no injuries. They found none and no one was taken to the hospital, according to Wezel. The accident caused a little less than a mile of one-lane traffic on the highway, but that was cleared within a half hour of the fire department arriving on scene.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
King of Prussia man arrested for DUI in Upper Providence Township
The Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks submitted the following report of note: On May 12 at 1:59 a.m., Corporal David M. Pezzano stopped a 1994 Toyota Corolla for erratic driving. The driver, Jigar J. Patel, 24 of King of Prussia, was allegedly exhibiting signs of alcohol impairment on 422 East in the area of the Collegeville exit in Upper Providence Township. The police report indicates Patel failed field sobriety tests and was transported to the Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks for a chemical test of his breath. Charges for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol and related traffic charges will be filed in district court.
Friday, May 11, 2012
A briefing of police activity from the Pennsylvania State Police
The Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks submitted the following report relating to the Spring-Ford area: On May 1 at 7:20 p.m. on 422 East in Limerick Township, a 23-year-old female of Boyertown allegedly threw trash and other debris from her vehicle. The debris reportedly struck the vehicle of a 35-year-old male of Collegeville and caused minor damage. Police reported multiple charges are pending. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact PSP-Skippack at 610-584-1250, reference number K03-1848637.
Friday, March 23, 2012
A briefing of police activity in Limerick and Royersford with reports from the Pennsylvania State Police
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 227 incidents between March 12 and 18. Of them, 20 were deemed false alarms. On March 13 at 4:09 p.m., Corporal Fitz Duffy was dispatched to the Philadelphia Premium Outlets for a retail theft in progress from the Diesel Outlet Store. Upon arrival, Duffy was told a male subject dropped the $201 black leather jacket he stole from the store while on the run to the parking lot. The suspect was never found. On March 17 at 2:18 p.m., Sergeant Paul Marchese was dispatched to Solstice Sunglasses at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets for a retail theft. Management revealed that an Asian male was seen on tape taking a $139 pair of Gucci sunglasses. He left with another male without paying for the glasses…
Friday, December 23, 2011
A briefing of police activity in Limerick, Royersford and Spring City, with reports from the Pennsylvania State Police.
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 155 incidents between Dec. 12 and 18. A total of 16 of the reports were deemed false alarms. Of the reports were the following incidents of note. On Dec. 14 at 4:31 p.m., responding Officer Tim DiGregorio was dispatched to the trailer park at 165 Ridge Pike for a subject armed with a gun in his back pocket. The caller reported a white male shot out of the window of his home and was walking away from his trailer. He also indicated the male was known around the park as "Ratman." Upon arrival, DiGregorio met with the witness, who pointed out the subject, Euguene Dawson Davis, 46. DiGregorio approached Davis in full uniform and told him to stop and that he's under arrest. Detectives Ernie Morris …
Monday, November 14, 2011
A Montclare woman was deemed driving under the influence after she crashed on 422
According to a police report sent in to Patch by the Pennsylvania State Police Skippack Barracks, 23-year-old Stephanie Holder of Montclare crashed her vehicle on 422 East just east of Township Line Road in Limerick Township. The accident occurred at 6:42 a.m. on Sunday. "In the commission of this crime, the above listed accused crashed her vehicle at the above location," the report said, which was administered by State Trooper Daniel M. Bradley. "The accused was arrested for DUI." Appropriate charges, according to the report, will be filed in district court.
Friday, October 14, 2011
A look at last week's police activity in Limerick Township and Royersford with a report from the Pennsylvania State Police
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 177 incidents between Oct. 3 and 9. Of the incidents, 17 were deemed false alarms. Among the calls to which the police responded were the following incidents of note, along with a few reports from last week that have now been closed. On Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m., Detective Matthew Daywalt observed a theft in progress while in the loss prevention office at Neiman Marcus Last Call at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. The accused: Danae Rikesha Mackey, 19, Philadelphia, James Lamar Gary, 20, Philadelphia, Rashad Lassiter, 18, Philadelphia conspired to steal seven pairs of "high-end" jeans, including the brands True Religion and Seven. The total value of the stolen jeans was $1063. The three were …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Results of the 422plus Project show while tolling may be feasible, state funding may also help with improvements.
Tolling a 25-mile stretch of Route 422 “may not be the best option for funding 422 at this time,” according to the head of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC). The 422plus Project examined if tolling the road could help with improvements to 422, improving the local roads that are affected by the expressway and possibly putting a commuter rail in place from Reading/Wyomissing to Norristown. The study was released on Tuesday, and a synopsis of the results came out today, Oct. 5. The results show tolling is feasible but may not be the answer—at least for now. According to the 422plus Project, approximately 65,000 commuters use the stretch of 422 between Collegeville and Royersford daily, and by 2035, the study predicts …