Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Someone smashed a basement window to enter a local house, police say.
East Pikeland Police are searching for a culprit or culprits in a burglary that happened sometime Monday or Tuesday. According to police, "someone entered a home in the first block of Ruth Avenue by breaking a basement window. They removed cash, cell phone and a wallet." Anyone with information about the burglary should send an anonymous e-mail to East Pikeland police or call the police station at 610-935-0606.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The woman's troubles began when the officer asked for her license and registration.
A 24-year-old Phoenixville woman is facing charges of receiving stolen property following a traffic stop by East Pikeland Police. East Pikeland police charged the woman from Third Avenue in Phoenixville "with receiving stolen property after she was stopped for being in possession of a stolen Pennsylvania registration." According to East Pikeland police, she was processed and released pending a hearing at a later date.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The son, 22, was charged with aggravated assault.
The following incidents were reported by the East Pikeland Township Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Aggravated Assault On Saturday at approximately 4 a.m., East Pikeland Police received a report of a fight between a father and son on the unit block of Bonnie Brae Road. After a brief investigation, police say, they arrested a 22-year-old resident of the home and charged him with aggravated assault, possession of instruments of crime, unlawful restraint, simple assault, recklessly endangering another, harassment. The defendant and his father were both treated at Phoenixville Hospital and released. The defendant was confined to Chester County Prison when he was unable to post $20,000 bail. Disorderly …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The following incidents were reported by Phoenixville, East Pikeland, and state police.
The following incidents occurred in and around the Phoenixville area. Arrest does not suggest conviction. Police: Man, Asleep at Wheel, Arrested on Cocaine, Heroin Charges Police say he had almost 100 bags of narcotics in his possession. 79-Year-Old Phoenixville Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Teen Donald Schnovel will serve 10-20 years in prison and face additional probation. Officials ID Victims in Audubon Water Tower Accident A New Jersey man was injured and a Pennsylvania man killed when they fell inside of a 100-foot water tower they were working on in Audubon on Wednesday. Avid Ridley Creek State Park Hiker Missing for 4 Days An Upper Darby Township woman has not shown up to her work place for the last four days. Police, …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Thomas Gochal said he was "just eating lunch," according to police.
A Reading man faces drug charges after East Pikeland Police say he was busted smoking pot on his lunch break in a parked car on Hares Hill Road. Thomas Gochal, 47, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct stemming from the November 21 incident. According to court documents, at 12:53 p.m. an East Pikeland police officer saw a car parked suspiciously, facing away from traffic, in an open lot just across from the Iron Bridge. The officer pulled into the lot and made contact with the driver, Gochal, who explained that he was “just eating lunch.” The officer smelled marijuana and searched Gochal, who denied possessing any illegal drugs. The officer found a white pipe in the man’s pant …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
A man and a minor were charged with marijuana possession and an area woman is in hot water after allegedly providing false ID to officers.
The following incident reports were provided by the East Pikeland Police Department. Arrest does not indicate conviction.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The following incident reports were provided by the East Pikeland Police Department. Arrest does not suggest conviction.
Retail theft at Redner’s On October 12 at approximately 11a.m., East Pikeland Police responded to the Redners located on the 200 block of Schuylkill Road for a retail theft. Officers responded and arrested Ayannamad Madia Barbee (Miles) from 401 Lenz Lane, West Berlin, NJ for not paying for some deli items, a soft drink, and a doughnut. When asked for her name she reported to the arresting officer a false name. She was charged with false ID to law enforcement and retail theft. A summons will be sent by Judge Michaels. DUI on Hares Hill Road On October 12 at approximately 8:37 p.m., East Pikeland Police received a report of an accident on Hares Hill Road at Camp Counsel. When Officers responded to the area, they observed a vehicle with …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The alleged scheme involved using stolen cards from Walmart to buy prepaid debit cards.
A man and a woman from Long Island were busted in Phoenixville on Thursday after a fake credit card scam went awry, East Pikeland Police are reporting. Ramon Dennis Butler, 20, and Elisa Chantel Akins, 20, each face 84 felony counts of using an access device that is counterfeit, altered, or incomplete, conspiracy to use an access device that is counterfeit, altered, or incomplete, receiving stolen property, and forgery, plus an additional 16 counts each of theft by deception and retail theft. According to court documents, East Pikleand Police were dispatched to the Wawa at 501 Kimberton Road on October 18 at 12:54 p.m. for a report of possible credit card fraud. Once there, the store manager handed police the credit card and New York …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The following incident reports were provided by the East Pikeland Township Police Department. Arrest does not indicate conviction.
Domestic Assault On Saturday October 6 at approximately 12:20 a.m., East Pikeland Township Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Kimbel Drive for a domestic assault. After an investigation East Pikeland Police took Joseph Pogue, 37, a resident of 238 Kimbel Drive, into custody for aggravated assault and related charges. He was lodged over night at Pottstown Jail before being arraigned before Judge Gill where he was remanded to Chester County Prison after failing to post $50,000 cash bail. Disorderly Conduct in Wine and Spirits Store On Friday October 5 at approximately 5:30 p.m., East Pikeland Police responded to a call of a disturbance in the Pa. Wine and Spirits store on the 500 block of Kimberton Road. Brian Grenseman, 43, and a …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Andrew Salvitti was charged with careless driving and DUI.
A 22-year-old Phoenixville man was arrested last week after he crashed his car into a utility pole while he was intoxicated, East Pikeland Police are reporting. Andrew Salvitti stands charged with careless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. According to court documents, on August 19 at 11:08 p.m., an East Pikeland police officer was dispatched to a one-car accident on Coldstream Road. When he arrived at the scene, he saw a white Suburu Legacy crashed into a utility pole. Both the vehicle and the pole were badly damaged. Salvitti, the driver and the vehicles’ sole occupant, explained to the officer that he was turning right from Township Line Road onto Coldstream when his phone slid from his lap …