UDPD Reports: Two Hit and Runs

Police incident reports from Upper Dublin Police Department.

Theft from Vehicle - On Nov. 26 at approximately 7:32 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Ellerslie Ave for a report of a theft from a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim who said that between Nov. 25 at 2:20 a.m. and Nov. 26 at 7 a.m., a person entered her vehicle and stole a camera. The vehicle was unlocked. The camera is a silver Kodak Easy Share. The victim did not hear anything suspicious and there are no other victims.

Hit and Run - On Nov. 20 at 11:44 a.m., an officer responded to 1650 Limekiln Pike (parking lot of the Dresher McDonald's) on the report of a hit and run. Upon the officer's arrival, he spoke to the reporting party and the victim. The victim said a silver Toyota Camary operated by a white elderly male with an elderly white female passenger, backed into his company vehicle. The victim said his vehicle was parked with him in it when theToyota backed into his car.  The victim said the vehicle then drove into the Dresher Plaza where he lost sight of it. The area was checked for the striking vehicle with negative results.

Hit and Run - On Nov. 19, at 10:22 a.m., unit 1 was traveling west on Susquehanna Rd. at Joel Drive. Unit 2 was traveling west along the shoulder of Susquehanna Road at Joel Drive. Unit 2 was being utilized for township maintenance (leaf removal). As unit 1 passed unit 2, it struck the mirror of unit 2.

The operator of unit 1 fled the area prior to being identified. The only information available about unit 1 was that it was a white tractor trailer with a large red emblem on the trailer. Unit 1 was operated by an unknown white male.

Operator 2 said his crew was outside of unit 2 as he pulled the vehicle forward slowly to facilitate leaf removal.

Based on an Upper Dublin Police Officer's investigation at the scene, it is the officer's opinion that Operator 1 failed to drive with due care as he passed Unit 2 and Operator 1 is at fault for the collision. The area was checked to unit 1 with negative results.

Criminal Mischief - On Saturday, Nov. 17, at approximately 2:24 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1500 block of Lexington Dr. for the report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim and her husband who stated that their  vehicle, a black Acura MDX, had been keyed sometime between 1 p.m. and 2:18 p.m. while they were eating lunch at West Avenue Grille. The husband reported that prior to going to lunch, he entered the passenger side of his wife's vehicle and at that time he did not notice any damage tot the vehicle. Upon return he noticed a large scratch on the passenger side of the vehicle. 

Vehicle Break In - On Nov. 21, at 10:58 a.m., an officer took a walk in report for a vehicle break in. THe officer spoke with the victim who stated that unknown person(s) entered her husband's grey 2008 Pontiac G6. THe vehicle was parked on the 600 block of Argyle Ave on Nov. 18 around 7 p.m. The next morning, around 8:30 a.m., they came out to the vehicle and noticed someone had gone through the vehicle. The vehicle was left unlocked and nothing was reported missing.

Theft - A resident of the 1800 block of Terrace Dr. reported that sometime between Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18, unknown person(s) stole her sons's bike. The bike was left unsecured int eh front driveway. The bike is described as a blue 12 inch Huffy.


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