Sunday, April 28, 2013
This week's stories include an alleged panhandler who can't take a hint, an allegedly drunken driver who police say pushed emergency personnel while they were rescuing her and a Norristown man who picked a bad place to sleep one off.
If at First You Don't Succeed: According to a report in the Pottstown Patch, a 22-year-old woman was cited three times in one day after she repeatedly panhandled for cigarettes outside of Redner's. The woman reportedly launched into profanity-laden tirades directed towards the store's manager as well as responding officers. When police declined the woman's request for money, she reportedly said that someone who "is working and making so much" should be able to give her money. Read the full story here. Woman Pushes Through Emergency Responders Trying to Rescue Her: According to a report in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, a 31-year old woman was charged with DUI after she crashed her vehicle and pushed through emergency personnel who were …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Mark Watson was convicted last December and sentenced Wednesday.
An Upper Providence resident was sentenced Wednesday to one to three years in jail on charges of aggravated assault, possessing an instrument of crime, terroristic threats, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person following a February 2012 incident at Victory Park in Royersford Borough. According to a story in The Reporter, Judge Steven T. O'Neill of the Court of Common Pleas handed down the sentence on Mark Watson, 48, of the 100 block of Orchard Court, after Watson was convicted of the charges in December. Watson allegedly attacked a former girlfriend who, after arriving at the park to meet with him and discuss their relationship, found him with another female friend. The victim told police that the conversation turned…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A call regarding an unresponsive person ended in a struggle between the subject and police officers, according to a press release.
Spring City Police have charged a local resident with aggravated assault, assault, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest, public drunkeness and disorderly conduct following an altercation Tuesday. Police say Dean Roeseler, Jr., of Buckwalter Road, Spring City, was lying unresponsive on the sidewalk and yard of a home on Wall Street. When an ambulance crew and police arrived, the report says, they tried to rouse Roeseler from unconsciousness. Roeseler allegedly became physically combative with police and emergency responders and had to be forcibly subdued, police said. Once cuffed, police say he continued to struggle. Spring City Police Chief Anthony Kuklinski sustained an injury to his hand, according to a report, which resulted in the…
Saturday, March 23, 2013
This week's stories include a man who allegedly threw his weed at cops during a traffic stop and a Whitemarsh man who quickly went from a victim to arrestee.
Driver Throws Weed At Cops: According to a report in the Abington Patch, a 44-year-old man is facing drug charges after he allegedly threw a bag of marijuana at an officer during a traffic stop. When police asked the man what he did, he responded, "[Expletive], I can't believe I just threw weed at cops." The man also allegedly confessed to having "a little rock down [his] pants." Read the full story here. If You Can't Beat'em, Join'em: According to a report in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, a 19-year old man was hospitalized after his 61-year-old father assaulted him in their home. Police arrested the father a short time later. Roughly 12 hours later, after being released from the hospital, the 19-year-old son returned home and proceeded …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hockey stick assault in Linfield; jewelry and clothing theft at Kohl's
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 30
A Linfield man is facing assault and harassment charges after allegedly attacking his wife with a hockey stick on Sunday evening. The man's wife told police her husband had become angry after her son used the hockey stick and got mud on it. During the ensuing argument, the man allegedly threw the hockey stick at her and struck her on the hip, then left the premises on foot. The officer who responded to the scene said the man's wife appeared to be in "severe pain." She was transported to Pottstown Memorial Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Her husband later returned to the scene and was taken into police custody. He was released on $10,000 unsecured bail, permitted to pick up belongings from his Longview Road home, and ordered…
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Raquel Rosario, 43, was allegedly captured on video encouraging her daughter to fight another girl outside of an area high school.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Richard B. Gibson, 41, of Pottstown, will serve to nine-to-23 months in prison for punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach because dinner wasn't ready.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Check out these unusual police stories from the Montgomery County area.
Drunk Daughter Pops Pops: According to a report on the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, police were to dispatched to a home where they found an intoxicated 25-year-old woman repeatedly punching her father in the face. The police report lists the woman as being four inches shorter and fifteen pounds lighter than her father. Read the full story here. Bombs Away: According to a report on the Ambler Patch, a man strapped with a fake bomb entered and robbed a Giant Food Store during the late evening of December 4. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money, before fleeing the scene on foot. Read the full story here. Loose Lips Sink Ships: According to a report on the Pottstown Patch, two men are facing multiple felonies for a planned …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
A woman was transported to the hospital early Sunday morning for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries following an alleged assault in Royersford. The victim, reportedly in her early 40s, told police that she was walking near the "Welcome to Royersford" sign near the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on the south end of the borough in the early morning hours on Sunday when she was attacked by an unidentified individual. Royersford police said Sunday that the victim had not yet provided a description of the suspect and that the matter remains under investigation. Limerick and Spring City police assisted Royersford police at the scene early Sunday morning.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Schwenksville man charged with aggravated assault and other offenses
A Schwenksville man is facing charges of aggravated assault, DUI and other offenses after allegedly attacking police following an alleged hit-and-run in Royersford during the early morning hours of Friday, June 15. Royersford Police said they found Alex Turner, 24, sleeping at Church Avenue and North Sixth Avenue in a vehicle that was believed to have been involved in an earlier hit-and-run on North Fifth Avenue. Police said they initially had some difficulty rousing Turner, who then allegedly made multiple attempts to pull away from police and re-enter his vehicle. It is then, police said, that Turner began to "rush" police and struck one of the responding officers with several punches to his chest and midsection. Police said they then …