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 …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Police say the case started after parents found their daughter dead in her bedroom.
Two men police say were drug dealers operating out of the Phoenixville area were arrested and charged as part of a countywide crackdown on the heroin trade, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced on Monday. District Attorney Tom Hogan said that heroin is a drug that, owing to its unique addictive potential, deserves special attention from parents and law enforcement. In 2012 alone, there were 34 recorded deaths in Chester County where the deceased had heroin in their system. “Chester County law enforcement is cracking down on heroin dealers. Heroin does not discriminate—from Main Line suburbs to rural locations, heroin turns kids into hard-core addicts or sends them to an early grave. We are going to keep locking up these …
Friday, April 19, 2013
A rundown of the biggest police stories from the past week.
The following incidents occurred in and around the Phoenixville area. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Judge Doesn't Accept Czukoski's Guilty Plea On Thursday, a federal judge said he sensed 'hesitation' in the former Phoenixville principal authorities say possessed child pornography, and continued the hearing. Drug Bust Goes Down at 7-Eleven, Police Say A Philadelphia man was arrested after police say an informant set up the Friday night deal. Two Charged with DUI, East Pikeland Police Say The incidents occurred on Sunday and Wednesday. Phoenixville Federal Bank Robbed, Again Police believe it was the same man who robbed the Main Street bank on Feb. 20. Car Kicking Added to Drug Dealing Charges for Phoenixville Man …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The incidents occurred on Sunday and Wednesday.
The following incidents were reported by the East Pikeland Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. DUI at Clark's Auto On Wednesday at approximately 1:45 a.m., East Pikeland Police charged a 26-year-old Royersford man with DUI. Police say the defendant was observed parked in Clark’s Auto, intoxicated. The man was charged and released pending a hearing. Schuylkill Road DUI On Sunday at approximately 12:30 a.m., East Pikeland police charged a 23-year-old Phoenixville man with D.U.I. and related offenses. The defendant was observed crossing the yellow line while traveling east on Schuylkill Road near Bonnie Brae Road crossing the center yellow line. The man was charged and released pending a hearing.
Monday, April 8, 2013
A man driving a green truck knocked over a light post in the Pikeland Village Square parking lot, police say.
The following incidents were reported by the East Pikeland Police Department. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Light Post Damage On Friday at approximately 6:40 p.m., someone backed into a light post in the Pikeland Village Square parking lot, located on the 500 block of Kimberton Road, according to East Pikeland Police. The driver knocked the light post down and left the scene without reporting the accident, police say. Estimated damage is about $4,000. Police say the man was driving a green pickup truck. Anyone with information is asked to contact East Pikeland Police through the department's anonymous e-mail or call the station at 610-935-0606. Simple Assault A 25-year-old Pottstown woman was arrested for simple …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
When asked for his license, the defendant tried to hand the officer a $20 bill, according to police.
A 22-year-old Phoenixville man was charged with DUI after police say they found him asleep at the wheel of a running vehicle at the intersection of Route 23 and Mowere Road. On March 18 at 2:39 a.m., an East Pikeland Police officer watched a green Mazda sit motionless on Mowere Road, facing Route 23, while the traffic light twice cycled from red to green. According to court documents, the officer activated his emergency lights and approached the car. Inside, he found the driver asleep, with the car running and in drive and the man’s foot on the brake. Police say the officer woke the driver and he, disoriented, put the car in park and turned off the engine. Police say the man smelled strongly of alcohol. When the officer asked the driver …
Friday, March 22, 2013
We rundown the biggest police stories from the past week.
The following incidents occurred in and around the Phoenixville area. Arrest, when mentioned, does not suggest conviction. Brother Arrested After Argument Gets Physical, Phoenixville Police Say Two brothers got in a scuffle in a home on Morris Street, according to police. Bogus 911 Call Leads to Bridge Street Drug Arrest, Police Say According to Phoenixville Police, there were no burglars in the house, but there was plenty of cocaine. Rash of Thefts from Vehicles in East Pikeland Police are asking for help catching the thief. Phoenixville Man Sold Cocaine to Informant, Police Say The five sales occurred between Feb. 8 and March 7, according to court documents. Drunken Driver Hits Mowere Bridge, Police Say East Pikeland Police are still …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Police are asking for help catching the thief.
East Pikeland Police are investigating a rash of car thefts that occurred in the township recently, and they’re asking for your help. Seven cars were broken into on the 900 block of Spring City Road, according to the department. Money was stolen from the glove boxes and console areas of the vehicles. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department at 610-935-0606 or via anonymous email tip at JFranciscus@eastpikeland.org