Upper Dublin Police Reports: Accident, DUI, Code Violation
Police Incident reports from Upper Dublin Township Police.
Accident - An accident that occurred on N Limekiln Pike on Aug. 11, occurred when the driver of a Honda Accord, driving southbound on N Limekiln Pike began to slow down to turn into the Dreshertown Shopping Center. The driver told Police that after what she thought was the last car to pass her, she began to turn and never saw the Toyota RAV4 until it was too late. The driver of the Toyota said she was driving 30-35 mph and there were no cars ahead of her when a car coming in the opposite direction began to turn in front of her. She glanced off the side door of the Honda and came to a stop. A witness told police that the Honda continued into and over a concrete barrier and into a sign post. The driver of the Honda Accord will be charged with careless driving.
Identity Fraud - A victim walked into the Upper Dublin Police Department Headquarters to report that their VISA account was used to make an unauthorized transaction in the amount of $1,890.01 on July 24.
DUI - On Wednesday, August 8 at approximately 6:41 a.m., an officer on routine patrol, driving east on Susquehanna Rd., near the intersection of Ascot Drive, in the Fort Washington section of the township, when the officer saw a white pick up truck pulled over to the side of the road, on the west bound side of road. The female, identified as Tanya Hills, of Glenside, had bloodshot and very glassy eyes and the officer could smell the odor of alcohol on her breath. She was placed into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported to Holy Redeemer Hospital for blood labs. Charges pending blood results from the lab.
Property Damage - On Wednesday, August 8, at approximately 2:55 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Ambler Medical Associated for a report of property damage. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the caller who stated that he is an employee of a Record scanning company. At approximately 2:40 p.m., the caller was walking along the curb of the inside lane of the building’s exterior.A vehilce came around the corner and drove towards her, head on. The caller jumped out the way and into some bushes to avoid being struck by the vehicle. In the process, the work bag was run over by the vehicle and became lodged in its wheel well. The vehicle came to a stop, teh driver exited, and the driver asked the caller she was hit. The caller advised the driver that she almost hit her and that the driver ran over her work equipment. The driver apologized and removed the equipment from the vehicle wheel well. The driver returned to the vehicle and left the scene without leaving her contact information. The cell phone sustained internal damage and the following items were damaged by the vehicle: a black rolling equipment bal, a black staple, a grey scanner, a black and silver colored laptop.
Theft from Vehicle - On Wednesday, August 8, at approximately 8:52 p.m., and officer was dispatched to the station for a walk in report of a theft from a vehicle. THe officer spoke with the victim, who stated that he returned home to his residence on Cedar Road at 10 p.m. on August 7. He got back in the vehicle at 7:30 a.m. on August 8 and noticed his Seiko watch, Apple iPod Nano, a credit card and debit card were missing. The victim had not locked his car.
Suspicious Activity - On Wednesday, August 8, at approximately 11:01 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1600 block of Patricia Drive in the Willow Grove section of the township, for a report of suspicious activity. Upper Dublin Dispatch advised responding officers that the caller stated he believes someone broke the window above the front door. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the caller, who state that he was sitting on the couch watching television in the living room when he heard someone knocking on the door and it sounded like the person was yelling something. Immediately following, the caller states that he heard a bang which was the sound of the window breaking.
Found Property - On Thursday, August 9, at approximately 10:10 a.m., an officer reposnded to Queen of Peace Church for a report of a found bicycle. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the business manager who advised that on August 9 no one had come to the church to reclaim teh bicycle. The bicycle is described as red in color and child sized. Police took possession of the bicycle and returned it to the Upper Dublin Police Department Headquarters, where it was locked up and secured.
DUI - On Sunday, August 5, at approximately 4:05 a.m., an officer observed a red Chevrolet Blazer run the left turn red light onto Meetinghouse Rd. At this time, the officer approached the vehicle and spoke to the driver, identified as Nicholas Raimondi, of Horsham. The officer previously saw him run the red light at Limekiln Pike when he turned onto Meetinghouse Rd. While speaking with the driver, the officer could smell the odor of alcoholic beverages coming from his breath and administered a PBT with yielded a .077 percent. At this time, the officer placed Raimondi under arrest and transported Raimondi to Holy Redeemer Hospital for a sample of good. Charges pending results of the lab work.
Property Damage - On Thursday, August 9, at approximately 7:09 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1600 block of S. Limekiln Pike for a report of property damage. The officer was advised but the victim that a golf ball had struck a vehicle, there were no injuries and the vehicle was off to the side of the road. The victim said that he was driving his vehicle south on Limekiln Pike when a golf ball struck his windshield cracking it. He said that some of the broken glass hit him in the face but he was not injured from it. The indidvual that hit the golf ball did stop and was on stop and was on scene when the officer arrived. The golfer said he tee'd off the 18th hole and sliced the ball into the street at which point it struck the victim's vehicle.
DUI - On Sunday, August 12, at approximately 3:06 a.m., officers observed a green Ford Contour traveling south on N Limekiln Pike in the area of Welsh Rd, which had both passenger side tires shredded and was driving on the rims. The vehicle matches the description of a reckless driver call Horsham Police Department had received a few minutes prior. Upon activation of the police vehicle's lights, the male operator, later identified as Trevor William Scott, 20, of Jamison, PA, accelerated and attempted to flee. Officers initiated a vehicle stop in from of Maple Glen Tavern. Officers saw that Scott has watery, blood shot eyes and there was an overwhelming odor of alcoholic beverage emanating on his person, breath and from the interior of the vehicle. Scott needed to be transported to Abington Memorial Hospital to be evaluated due to his degree or intoxication. Scott will be charged with driving under the influence, fleeing and eluding police, resisting arrest, reckless driving, and minor operating a vehicle with alcohol in his system.
Hit and Run - On August 10, at approximately 2:14 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the Pizza Hut on Norristown Rd., for a reported hit and run in progress. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the victim who stated that they were parked in the Pizza Hut lot when the owner's vehicle was struck by a black Jeep parked net to the victim's vehicle. The victim said that the driver of the Jeep, Allen Conrad, looked directly at the victim and then drove away. THe Jeep was located by police in the area of Fitzwatertown Rd. The Jeep and operator were escorted back to the scene and identified as Allen Conrad of Willow Grove. Conrad will be cited by mail for leaving the scene of an accident.
Code Violation - On Friday, August 10, at approximately 8:19 p.m., police received a report of solicitors in the are of 1300 Highland Ave. The female identified herself as Tierra Reilly, stated that she worked for Strickly Business 1, Inc., selling magazine subscriptions. They stated they did not have an Upper Dublin Permit. The male subject as Kejuan Glasco of Chicago, IL. Both subjects were given a state citations in violation of Upper Dublin Township Code 171-7, Peddling and Soliciting without a valid permit.