Thursday, February 21, 2013
A retail store employee has been charged with forging returns at the shoe store where he worked.
A retail store manager is facing multiple charges after his employers reportedly discovered he was forging returns to the store and taking cash from the register. 26-year-old Brandon Yost of Pottstown has been charged with second-degree felony forgery, theft by deception and receiving stolen property after management at the Dr. Scholl's outlet store at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets reportedly noticed discrepancies and what appeared to be falsified returns. Store management told police that they had records of 17 cash returns being made under Yost's employee login. According to the store manager, Yost would allegedly log in to the system, scan a similar item as if it had been returned, then forge the customer's signature on a return …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
This week's stories include a violent valentine leading to the arrest of a Montco man, an alleged armed father-son duo accused of stealing a cart full of groceries and a man who accidentally triggered a bomb scare by parking his car.
Violent Valentine Leads to Arrest of Montco Man: According to a report in the Perkiomen Valley Patch, a 30-year-old man is facing a lengthy list of charges after he allegedly followed his wife to work to deliver his "Valentine." The report states that when police encountered the man, they found items in his possession including cable restraints, ammunition, arrowheads, a machete, a Kevlar helmet and vest, guns, and a Valentine's Day card depicting 39 "forms of violence and killing." Read the full story here. Armed Father-Son Duo Steals Cart of Groceries, Police Say: According to a report in the Ambler Patch, an alleged armed father-son duo was arrested after allegedly attempting to steal a cart filled with groceries from Giant. When …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Court news: 2010-2011 theft from home
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Carl Hessler Jr., of The Pottstown Mercury reports Kirk Patrick Wiggins, 22, pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking, forgery, persons not to possess a firearm and possession of heroin on Monday. Two incidents occurred in late 2010 and late 2011, resulting in Wiggins' arrest. One of the incidents was the theft of two handguns from a Limerick home. For the full story, click here.