OMG PD: Drunk Man Charged with Stealing Drunk Bus
This week's stories include an intoxicated man who allegedly stole a designated driver van, a "crazy naked guy running through the streets" of Norristown, and an act of littering that lead to drug charges.
Drunk Man Charged with Stealing Drunk Bus: According to a report in the Lower Providence Patch, a 38-year-old Lower Providence Township man is facing felony theft, DUI, and multiple other charges after he allegedly stole a van used for designated driver services while under the influence of alcohol.
The report states that the vehicle was recovered a short time later, and the suspect was placed in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility after failing to post $50,000 bail. Read the full story here.
Give a Hoot! Don't Pollute (especially when there are drugs in the car): According to a report in the Ambler Patch, a 21-year-old man is facing multiple drug charges after a vehicle, in which he was a passenger, was stopped by police for allegedly littering on the roadway. Read the full story here.
Nude Would-Be Thief Thwarted by Police: According to a report in the Norristown Patch, police responded to an incident involving a naked man who was allegedly running through the streets and trying to gain entry into parked vehicles.
Once the suspect was handcuffed, police reported that they smelled an odor of PCP. Official charges are pending. Read the full story here.
Man Charged with DUI After Cutting-Off a Firetruck: According to a report in the Ambler Patch, a 42-year-old man is facing charges of DUI and multiple traffic violations after he allegedly tailgated a firetruck down Penllyn Pike before passing on the right to make a left turn.
The driver reportedly refused a blood test, and was released to his mother after processing. Read the full story here.
Hey Man, Not-So-Nice Shot: According to a report in the Limerick Patch, a 33-year-old Exton man drove himself to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the leg while driving along Route 29.
Police provided no information on the registration status of the weapon, but both the weapon and the vehicle were impounded. Read the full story here.