Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check out these unusual police stores from around Greater Philadelphia
Bad Week for Jewelry: According to two separate reports from Roxborough Patch, over $13,000 in jewelry was reported missing in the past few weeks. Incidents include a $3,000 diamond ring and $10,000 in other miscellaneous jewelry. Read the full incident reports here and here. Rat in the Mouse House: Because nothing is sacred, TE Patch has a report about a burglary at Chuck E. Cheese that took place in May. According to reports, an unknown person used a pry bar to bash their way into the kids restaurant, and left without taking any money. Get the full story here. A Crummy Freelance Gig: According to a report from Media Patch, a woman reported being scammed out of $11k after agreeing to photojournalism freelance work and was never paid. The …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The teen was last seen in the company of an adult male.
Chester and Montgomery counties have issued alerts for a 13-year-old girl from Reading, who was last seen Wednesday. Destiny Hernandez is described by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children as an endangered runaway. Destiny may be in the company of an adult male. She has a scar on her left hand. When Destiny was last seen, she had red and orange highlights in her hair. -according to her missing poster. Hernandez is described as being 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information should call the Reading Police Department at (610) 655-6116.
Monday, May 13, 2013
See what the Springfield Fire Co. handled between May 6 and May 12.
The Springfield Fire Co. responded to 20 calls between May 6 and May 12, including a fuel spill in an area creek and a vehicle fire at State Road and Springfield Avenue. Check out the complete fire log below.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Check out these unusual police stories from around Greater Philadelphia.
Must be Some Nice Jewelry: In what is becoming something of a trend, Radnor Patch has a report about some seriously expensive jewelry being stolen from an area house. According to reports, $20,000 in jewelry was taken from a St. Davids house. No word on how much jewelry was stolen. Read the full story here. Can’t Look Back: In what authorities are calling “totally crummy,” Media Patch has a story about some car vandalism. According to reports, a woman woke up late at night to find both of her car’s side mirrors pulled off her car. Read the full story here. Hot Dog Car: It was a bad week for cars in Greater Philly. According to a report from Springfield Patch, a resident reported that someone poured ketchup and mustard all over his vehicle…
Here is the police news from Springfield for the week ending May 12.
Here are the police stories Springfield Patch reported on this weeke: See all of our police and fire stories here.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Over $700 of merchandise was stolen over four incidents, according to Springfield Police.
Retail Theft: According to police, Springfield Mall security caught a man trying to use wire cutters to break the security chain on items at the mall’s Target store. Security transported the man to the Springfield Police, where he was found to be in possession of marijuana, police say. The man is charged with taking $200 in merchandise from the store. Retail Theft: Springfield Mall security reported that a man was seen leaving Target without paying for various items. Officers apprehended the man and delivered him to the Springfield Police Department, according to reports. Police say that the man was in possession of narcotics when search. He is charged with taking $209 in merchandise from the store. Retail Theft: According to Target …
Multipule outlets are reporting on the crash.
6ABC reported that a motorcyclist collided with a police car on Baltimore Pike Thursday night. The man is currently in the hospital, according to the story. From 6ABC: Police say the bike was going fast and weaving through traffic. The impact of the crash sent the motorcyclist flying off the bike. He suffered two broken legs and possible internal injuries. Read their full story here.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Police say no one was injured in the crash.
A Delaware County man is facing charges after a two-car accident on Baltimore Pike in Springfield. Springfield Police were dispatched to Baltimore Pike and Leamy Avenue April 30 for a traffic accident at 7:47 p.m. When Ptlm. Nicholas Paytas arrived, he found that no one was injured. Further investigation showed that one of the operators, a 42-year-old Lester man was intoxicated. He was taken to Springfield Hospital, had blood drawn, and was then transported to the Springfield Police Station. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and related motor vehicle violations. He was later released to a relative. The incident is under investigation by Detective James Devaney.
Also, a reported theft of an object you might not expect.
The following incidents have been investigated by the Springfield Police Department in the past several days. Attempted Entry: A West Avenue resident reported that sometime during the weekend of April 29, an unknown person attempted to break into their home, police say. Reports say that police found that deck chairs had been stacked in the rear of the home to gain access to the roof. Police say that the unknown person attempted to force a second-floor window open, but was unsuccessful. Reported Stolen Property: An Edgewood Drive resident reported to police that their trashcan had been stolen from in front of their home sometime on May 2, according to reports. It is unknown if the can was stolen before or after trash collection, police say.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Montgomery and Chester counties have issued an alert for a teen believed to be endangered.
Both Montgomery and Chester counties have sent out alerts about a missing 16-year-old girl believed to be an endangered runaway. Her name is Jazmine Denby and she is from Norristown. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says she may go by the nickname Jazzy and that she went missing on last Tuesday. She is described as being 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing about 120 pounds with brown hair and eyes. Photos show her wearing glasses. Anyone with information is asked to call the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977. Click here for her endangered runaway poster.