That's No Cab, It's a Cop Car

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.

Credit: Patch
Credit: Patch

If You’ve Got 10 pounds of Weed, You Might Want to Drive Straight: Two men were recently arrested and now face felony charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, after police found about 10 pounds of marijuana inside luggage during a traffic stop, according to Newtown Township Police. Newtown Patch has all the details.

That’s No Cab, That’s a Cop Car:Two men were cited for public drunkenness after they flagged down a police car thinking it was a taxi. The two men were in the 400 block of City Avenue on Dec. 1 at 1:25 a.m. when one of the men stepped out into City Avenue and flagged down a patrol car, police said. The other man was laying on the sidewalk asleep, police said. Bala Cynwyd Patch has the full story.

Like Something Out of a Kid’s Book: Fresh footprints from a coating of newly fallen snow helped Palmer Township police track down a man they say broke into one vehicle on the 400 block of Avon Street and tried to break into four others on the same block around 4:30 a.m. Thursday. Easton Patch has more.

The Wrong Solution: A Douglassville woman is facing charges after allegedly obtaining a fake ID so that she could drive after her license was suspended due to a DUI, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Limerick Patch has more.

A Parking Space Fight: A woman said she was assaulted over a parking space at Penn Medicine in Radnor, 250 King of Prussia Road. The incident was reported at 11 a.m. on Nov. 26. Radnor Patch has more.

About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Eastern Pennsylvania Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate at nathana@patch.com with questions about this column.


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