Abington Police Reports, Aug. 15

The following police reports were taken from the Abington Police records room.

DUI … Antoine L. Hickenbottom, 40, of the 200 block of Easton Road, Horsham, was arrested June 30 at 11:16 p.m. following a traffic stop near the corner of Linden and Summit avenues for speeding and for having his headlights off, police said. According to police, Hickenbottom is a known cocaine user. There was a blue plastic bag containing confirmed cocaine on the vehicle’s center console, police said. Hickenbottom smelled of alcohol, had glassy and bloodshot eyes, and said, “I had two six packs.” He failed a field sobriety test. Hickenbottom’s blood alcohol content was 0.192 percent, and his blood tested positive for the presence of cocaine, police said.

DUI … William Ness Jr., 23, of the 2100 block of Carley Court, Jamison, was arrested July 9 at 12:40 a.m. near the corner of Huntingdon Pike and Meadowbrook Road following a traffic stop for speeding and for crossing the center dividing lines, police said. According to police, when Ness was asked if he had been drinking, he said, “No. I mean, I had a few, but that was a couple of hours ago.” Ness was unsteady on his feet, failed two field sobriety tests, and said, “You probably don’t want me to drive, do you?” Ness’ blood tested positive for the presence of alprozolam, Delta-9 THC and Delta-9 carboxy THC, police said.

DUI … Kevin Convey, 34, of the 1700 block of Caverly Road, Meadowbrook, was arrested July 17 at 2:31 a.m. following a traffic stop after he drove over a curb line and drove onto the front lawn of a house in the 1000 block of Edge Hill Road, police said. According to police, Convey said, “You got me.” He failed a field sobriety test and had a blood alcohol content of 0.154 percent, police said.

Theft … An arrest warrant was issued July 18 for Rakim Al-Qadir Shabazz, aka David Hicks, 46, of the 1700 block of Fairview Avenue, Willow Grove, after Shabazz removed a 1972 Cadillac Eldorado convertible that wasn’t his, police said. According to police, Shabazz said he would perform repairs on the car for the car’s owner and victim in January. The victim followed up on the repairs with Shabazz in April; Shabazz said the car needed parts, including a gas tank. On another follow-up, Shabazz said his son was performing repairs on the car at his vocational school. The school had no knowledge of the car, police said.

Police contacted Shabazz via phone on July 18. Shabazz said he had the car towed. Shabazz said the car was “junk” and it was “probably in a junk yard.” The vehicle is worth between $5,000 and $10,000, depending on its condition, police said.

Felony drug possession with intent to deliver … Leon Roselle Liggins, 41, of the 1700 block of North Hills Avenue, Willow Grove, was arrested July 28 at 6:08 p.m. after police conducted surveillance on Liggins and executed a search warrant on his house and two vehicles, police said. When police approached Liggins, he fled on foot and threw a dollar bill containing a baggie of a white powdery substance from his pocket, police said. Liggins had 12 additional packages of suspected cocaine in his possession; the manner in which they were packaged indicated that they were intended to be delivered, police said.

Retail theft … Keianna R. Pierce, 21, of the 1000 block of Nedro Avenue, Philadelphia; and Khalisa B. Abdur-Rahman, 22, of the 900 block of Valley Road, Melrose Park, were arrested Aug. 1 at 4:20 p.m. in Sears after they both selected items from the women’s clothing section and the children’s clothing section, concealed them while in a fitting room, and left without attempting to pay, police said. According to police, Pierce had $251 worth of merchandise in her possession; Abdur-Rahman had $195 worth of merchandise.

Terroristic threats … An arrest warrant was issued Aug. 9 for Darryl Howell, 44, of the 5200 block of Duffield Street, Philadelphia, after he made threats to several staff members of Holy Redeemer Hospital, police said. According to police, Howell came to the hospital to receive emergency medical care; he later decided to leave against hospital advice and demanded a transportation voucher. When he was denied the voucher, Howell said to a staff member, “I’m going to stick you up.” He also said, “Well maybe you are next. I have seven brothers and four sisters … they’re going to get you,” to another victim, according to police. 


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