Pawn Shop Owner Sentenced
The Philadelphia man who purchased thousands of dollars worth of stolen items from two men who allegedly committed burglaries in Abington and neighboring areas, was sentenced yesterday.
According to the Times Herald, Robert Snyder, 73, of Fillmore Street, Philadelphia, was sentenced yesterday in Montgomery County Court to 10 years’ probation after he pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit receiving stolen property, receiving stolen property in connection. He ran the now-defunct Lawndale Coin and Collectibles on Rising Sun Avenue in Philadelphia. At sentencing, Snyder paid $250,000 in restitution.
According to the story, the burglaries took place in Abington, Cheltenham, Lower Moreland, Upper Moreland, Upper Dublin and Montgomery townships; there were also burglaries in Bucks and Philadelphia counties.
The story said the burglaries happened between November 2008 and October 2010.
The alleged burglars, John Daniel Wilson, 48, of Philadelphia; and William Perkins, aka John Potter aka William Potter, 63, of Philadelphia, were arrested Oct. 12, 2010. They are both in custody at Montgomery County Prison.
Click on the links above to see the docket sheets.