Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Plus, an identity theft results in $4,500+ in fraudulent charges.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Assault and arrest: On Sept. 8 at approximately 4:22 p.m., a female victim entered the Upper Dublin police station to report that she had been physically assaulted. An ambulance was dispatched to the department to evaluate the woman’s injuries. The victim then told police that approximately 15 minutes earlier, Courtney Eugene Harris, 39, of the 300 block of Chelsea Avenue, North Hills, assaulted her while she was in Harris’ home. Police then located Harris, who came to the station after speaking with police on the phone, where he was arrested, according to a UDPD police report. Flooded car theft: On Sept. 9 at approximately 10:04 a.m, a …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Plus, identity theft.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Hit and run: On Aug. 29 at approximately 3:04 p.m., an Upper Dublin police officer responded to the 1500 block of South Limekiln Pike for the report of a hit and run. According to the police report, the officer spoke with the reporting party, who told him that she heard a loud bang in front of her home, but did not see a vehicle upon investigating. However, a man then came to her door and told her that a tractor trailer had struck a utility pole, and gave her the name on the trailer, “Family Dollar,” along with the vehicle’s registration tag and state. “At the scene of the collision, a PECO pole had been forcefully removed from the ground, …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Plus, there's public drunkenness.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Criminal mischief: On Sept. 5 at approximately 4:32 a.m., UDPD received a call from a resident on the 1400 block of Dillon Road, who stated that his mailbox had been smashed. Upon investigation, officers walked up and down the nearby streets and observed the following damages at separate residences: 1200 block of Goodman Drive: 1300 and 1400 blocks of Dillon Road: Police suspect that the incidents occurred sometime between 3 and 3:45 a.m. Suspicious “roffers”: On Sept. 2 at approximately 5:46 p.m., Upper Dublin police received a call from the 300 block of Stout Road regarding suspicious behavior. Upon arrival, the resident told police that …
Monday, August 29, 2011
Plus, someone steals power cords. Patch's number one suspect? Irene.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Bomb Threat: At approximately 4:33 p.m. on August 22, Upper Dublin police were dispatched to the 600 block of Officecenter Drive for the report of a bomb threat. Upon arrival, an employee told responding officers that an unknown male had phoned the call center at and stated that there was a bomb in the building. Employees were told to evacuate the building upon initial contact with police, who contacted the Montgomery County Bomb Squad in an attempt to locate any canine units for a search of the building. “After approximately 40 minutes, employees were advised to enter the building and look around their immediate area for anything …
Monday, August 22, 2011
Plus, a windshield smashed with a boulder.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Property damage: At approximately 8:41 a.m. on August 16, a security guard at the Metro PCS in the Fort Washington Office Park reported that sometime during the night, an unknown individual smashed the rear passenger window of the company’s white Hummer H3. Nothing inside the vehicle was taken, including valuables in the backseat. At 12:40 p.m., another individual in the parking lot reported that someone had damaged the front end of his 1995 Honda Del Sol sometime overnight. The vehicle’s Honda symbol hood ornament was found several yards away. Later in the day, a third victim reported that the window had been smashed on his 2011 Ford …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Check out our pick of events this week.
Summer’s in the home stretch! Looking for something to keep yourself or your family from being bored during the last few weeks before school starts? Patch has collected the best of our events for this week. Get out and enjoy yourselves! 1. School Supply Drive Where/When: Montgomery Bar Association, 100 W. Airy St., Norristown; every weekday through Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Why go: The Montgomery Bar Association’s Women in the Law Committee are sponsoring a drive to collect school supplies for children in foster care in Montgomery County. Drop off new supplies and book bags any time during office hours. Pricing: Free to participate 2. Broadway on Main Musical Review Where/When: Act II Playhouse, 56 E. Butler Ave., Ambler; Aug. 3-6, 8 …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Check out our pick of events this week.
A weekly look at some going-ons in the Upper Dublin community: 1. Transition Ambler/Upper Dublin Film and Potluck Where/When: Upper Dublin Township Building, 801 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington; July 28, 6:30 p.m. Why go: Showing Transition 1.0, the film documenting the emergence of the Transition Town movement responding to the challenges of peak oil, climate change and economic instability at a local level, Transition AUD will explore the transition to life after oil, accompanied by an organic food potluck dinner. A discussion will follow the film. Pricing: Free 2. Zumba Class Where/When: Upper Dublin High School, 800 Loch Alsh Ave., Fort Washington; July 28 and every Thursday through Aug. 4, 7 to 8 p.m. Why go: The hottest fitness …
Friday, July 15, 2011
It's summertime, and here's your new weekly list of area yard and garage sales.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Josh Tait
Friday, July 15, 2011
Where: 1788 Twining Road, Willow Grove When: July 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. What: Electronics, books, toys, furniture, decorations, costume jewelry, clothing How to Get There: From Welsh Road (Route 63), turn onto Twining road at the Upper Dublin Shopping Center. The house is near Dale Road on the left. If coming from Susquehanna, turn onto Twining, and the house is about three miles down the road on the right near Welsh Road. Where: 600 block of Hoover Road, Blue Bell When: July 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. What: Multi-family "Huge Yard Sale." Antiques, collectibles, art, glass. How to Get There: Hoover Road is just off Pennlyn Pike, between Stenton Avenue and Skippack Pike. Once on Hoover Road, you can’t miss it. Where: 1327 Squire Drive, Ambler …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Plus: Man runs over garbage cans
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Upper Dublin Police Department. Vehicle break-in spree: The following break-ins were reported in the Ambler section of Upper Dublin: 7/09, 6:38 a.m., 300 block Tupelo Grove: An Upper Dublin officer on patrol observed a 2011 Acura RDX Turbo with its front passenger side window and rear driver side window broken out. The officer alerted the resident, who stated that a coach purse ($400), a coach wallet ($300), a Zen MP3 player ($130) and two pairs of sunglasses ($20) were stolen. The wallet also contained $30, her driver’s license and various cards. 7/09 6:54 a.m., 900 block Creek Drive: As Upper Dublin Police continued their investigation of the area, they observed a 2002 …