Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A disturbance call resulted in felony charges.
Spring City police arrested a 49-year-old North Penn Street resident on Monday, Dec. 10 following reports of a gun being fired into a home next door. William Chomiak, of 448 North Penn Street, was arrested and charged with felony counts of discharging a firearm into a residence and aggravated assault, along with misdemeanor counts of making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. Chomiak allegedly fired twelve shots at his neighbor's home. According to a press release from Spring City police chief Anthony Kuklinski, police responded to 450 North Penn Street after the resident called 911 and reported that shots had been fired through the wall of the home. The resident found some projectiles on the floor of their home. After securing …
Sunday, September 16, 2012
"Domestic disturbance" at New Hanover Township home turns fatal
A New Hanover man is dead following a confrontation with New Hanover Township Police late Saturday night. Daniel Jobson, 56, shot himself in the head after allegedly firing at an officer who had responded to a 9-1-1 call in the area, according to a press release issued by New Hanover Township Police Chief Kevin McKeon and Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman. According to authorities, the officer responded to a 9-1-1 call at a residence on Colflesh Road at 10:32 p.m. Saturday and saw a Mercedes SUV "fleeing" from the driveway of 2327 Colflesh Road. A pursuit in which the vehicle's operator drove "erratically" eventually led back to the home where the pursuit had begun, and the operator, later identified as Jobson, exited the …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
An officer was forced to put the animal down when it moved toward him aggressively.
A little more than a year ago, Royersford residents were shocked to hear a local woman allegedly fired shots at an "aggressive dog" in a residential area. However, the owner of that dog had a different story to tell, citing neighbors' reports to police. Those reports from witnesses, according to the dog owner, indicated his dog never showed signs of aggression to the woman or her dog. Both sides of the story had mixed reactions. Firing gunshots at a dog is a touchy subject... But, then again, so is the subject of aggressive dogs. More recently, we heard about a 4-year-old boy's horrific story in Linfield last Friday. This time, a dog allegedly "lunged" at the boy, who was riding his bicylce. According to reports, the dog bit the boy, who …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A statement from Spring City Police Chief Art Brown
With the recent shots fired in East Vincent Township, we asked Spring City Police Chief Art Brown for some tips or warnings to send out to the community. He took the opportunity to address the public on Wednesday afternoon: "In light of that recent shooting in East Vicent," Brown said. "I want to remind the community that they are the eyes and ears of the community. So, when they see or hear something suspicious, they should call us and let us check it out. We can't be everwhere, so we depend on some help from our citizens." There have been no further developments on the case to date.