Monday, June 18, 2012
Police have suspect in custody, according to local reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, June 18, 2012
The Royersford/Limerick Kohl’s department store, located at 989 Main St., Royersford, was allegedly robbed, according to Limerick Police reports. The suspect is already in police custody. David P. Piergrossi, 49, entered the Kohl’s along Main Street/South Township Line Road around 9 a.m., according to reports. At that time, police said he pressed “an object into the small of a female employee’s back, implying it was a gun,” Limerick Police Chief Bill Albany told the Pottstown Mercury. Piergrossi allegedly took several small items before leaving in his car. Police said that an eyewitness noticed him trying to cover his face and said his license plate was covered with blue painters tape. It is unknown if Piergrossi was actually armed at the …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Fire responders were dispatched twice in one day for a suspected electrical fire on the roof of Kohl's.
The parking lot at Kohl's and Marshalls swarmed with confused and concerned citizens, shoppers and employees on Wednesday around 11:20 a.m., when a fire alarm was pulled at Marshalls. It was reported that the Kohl's building was smoking and there were preliminary reports of an electrical fire on the roof. "We had what appears to be an electrical fire on the roof," said Linfield Fire Chief Don Maleta. "We are trying to figure out what caused it right now. The fire was controlled pretty quick. It didn't extend anywhere." Maleta said the Kohl's roof is covered with solar panels and electrical work was being done on them recently. Kohl's was evacuated fully and everyone was safe, as the fire did not extend passed Kohl's. After the fire was …
Friday, January 13, 2012
A briefing of police activity in Limerick, Royersford and Spring City, with reports from the Pennsylvania State Police.
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 150 incidents between Jan. 2 and 8. Of them, 16 were deemed false alarms. The department reported the following incidents of note. On Jan. 5 at 2 p.m., police were dispatched to Kohl's on S. Township Line Road for a retail theft. It was determined that Dominic D. Haynes, 24 of Spring City stole $158.97-worth of merchandise, including two pairs of Levi jeans, one grey fleece and two young men's t-shirts. Haynes was processed at Pottstown Police Department and arraigned via video on the same day. His preliminary hearing is on Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. Officer John Kehoe was on patrol on Jan. 6 at 11:30 p.m. when he observed a blue Toyota pickup run a red light at W. Ridge Pike and Limerick Center Road. …
Friday, August 26, 2011
A look at last week's police activity in Limerick Township and Royersford
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 221 incidents between Aug. 15-22. Of the incidents, 19 were deemed false alarms. Among the calls to which the police responded were the following incidents of note. The Limerick Township Police Department was contacted in reference to a few local pools being vandalized. The actors are still unknown at this point in time. The actors were found to have thrown chairs, tables, heavy concrete into the residents' pools after hopping fences. Some lawn ornaments and statues were also taken and thrown into pools. The houses affected were on Grandview Drive and Woodley Drive in Country Meadows development, as well as Pine Tree Drive. Police are asking for any and all available information. The Solstice …
Friday, July 29, 2011
A look at the recent police activity in Limerick and Royersford.
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 162 incidents between July 18 and 24. Of the incidents, 22 were deemed false alarms. Among the calls to which the police responded were the following incidents of note. Solstice Sunglasses at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets saw another theft on July 22 around noon. Responding officer Christopher Wienczek was dispatched to the outlets when a clerk witnessed a male wearing a black shirt walk into the left corner of the store, remove the security strip from a pair of sunglasses and put them in his Oakley bag. The male then allegedly walked out of the store without paying for the glasses. Surveillance footage showed three males leaving the outlets and getting into a black Honda Civic. One of the …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
A look at the last week's police activity in Limerick Township.
The Limerick Township Police Department logged 174 incidents between June 14 and 19. Of the incidents, 17 were deemed false alarms. Among the calls to which the police responded were the following incidents of note. Philadelphia Premium Outlets Hit with Theft The Philadelphia Premium Outlets were hit again last week, this time it was California Sunshine Swimwear on Tuesday. Three unidentified suspects got away with two bathing suits valued at a combined $330. A store employee called police and responding officers Kevin McGuigan and Patrick Roche arrived on the scene. The employee told the officers that the three suspects - a black male, a black female and a hispanic female - had gotten away after she followed them for a short time and lost…