Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Police find a small amount of marijuana and a machete in this week's summary arrests.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, March 5
Abington Police arrested the following people for disorderly conduct: Nafisa Outlaw, 22, of 16th Street, Philadelphia; and Lawrencette Reed, 18, of Toronto Street, Philadelphia, were arrested Feb. 28 at 6:02 p.m. after a Macy’s loss prevention officer saw both involved in a retail theft, police said. According to police, Reed was found to have $149 worth of merchandise; Outlaw had $38 Joseph June, 23, of Villas Drive, New Castle, Del., was arrested Feb. 25 at 1:02 p.m. following a traffic stop near the corner of Easton Road and Florey Lane in which police found a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle, police said. Joshua Dentremont, 21, of Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, was arrested Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. following a traffic stop near the …
Friday, February 15, 2013
A New York City Woman was arrested at the Abington Target on forgery charges.
Police arrested a New York City woman late last month at the Abington Target for felony forgery charges … after her car alarm went off. Marvetta Owens, 20, of Adelphi Street, New York City, was arrested Jan. 29 at about 8:30 p.m. in the Target parking lot after police noticed a car alarm blaring from an SUV parked in the upper parking lot. According to police, the vehicle, a red Ford Escape smelled strongly of burnt marijuana. It was occupied by three people, including Owens, who was sitting in the rear bench seat. The vehicle’s driver, Tevin T. Samuel, 20, of Macon Street, New York City, was arrested for possessing a small amount of marijuana. According to police, there were receipts in the glove box dated Jan. 29 from the Target in …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, January 13
Peddling/soliciting without a permit ... Herbert Tozer III, 25, of Leiper Street, Philadelphia; and Anthony Fisher, 24, of Ogden Place, Philadelphia, were issued non-traffic citations Dec. 18 at 4:24 p.m. for soliciting for IGS Energy in the area of Colonial and Brookdale avenues without a permit, police said. Peddling/soliciting without a permit ... Dion Savage, 24, of Chestnut Street, Coatsville, was issued a non-traffic citation Dec. 17 at 5:24 p.m. for peddling in the 1400 block of Noble Road for Premium Advertising/Power Home Remodeling, without a permit, police said. Retail theft ... Michael Durham Jr., 22, of Washington Lane, Jenkintown, and Brandon Boynton, 20, of Osceola Avenue, Elkins Park, were issued non-traffic citations …
Monday, January 7, 2013
The suspect was allegedly sifting through Dumpsters in North Hills when he fled from police.
Abington Police arrested Louis Sycz III last month after he was seen crouched behind a Dumpster on the side of the road near the corner of Limekiln Pike and Hamel Avenue, police said. According to police, Sycz had a backpack on and was carrying a large trash bag — it appeared as though he was trying to take items from the Dumpster and conceal them in the bag. According to police, Sycz, 28, of Hamel Avenue, said he had the trash bag so he could clean up leaves at his house, and he said he had clothes in his backpack. Sycz started to run south toward Mt. Carmel Avenue when police asked him if they could search his backpack. He ran west on SEPTA’s regional rail tracks. The incident happened Dec. 5 at about 8:30 a.m. While attempting to …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Anibal Pastor, 18, of the 12000 block of Rambler Road, Philadelphia gets state time for his role in an August 2011 home invasion on McFadden Drive in Abington.
Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter sentenced Pastor to 5 to 10 years in state prison yesterday. According to a story in Phillyburbs.com, the sentence is the same that his co-defendant, Jeffrey Lopergolo, 20, of Philadelphia received in July. Pastor will also have to pay his have of $9,100 in restitution to the complainant. See the Phillyburbs.com story here. The home invasion happened in August of last year in the unit block of McFadden Drive in Abington. According to the complainant’s testimony during Pastor’s preliminary trial in November of last year, two men entered her house through an open kitchen window and entered her second-floor bedroom. Both of the defendants were wearing bandanas around their faces and both were …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Police found a fully-loaded 9mm Taurus following a traffic stop in Abington
Monday, November 26, 2012
A Philadelphia man was arrested after he was found to have an unregistered gun hidden in his pants. Kristofer Cade, 34, of Upland Way, Philadelphia, was arrested Nov. 11 at about 1:15 a.m. following a traffic stop near the corner of Mount Carmel and Maple avenues in which he was a passenger in a silver Chevrolet Tahoe that blew a red light at the corner of Limekiln Pike and Mount Carmel Avenue. According to police, there was an odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle; there was also a partially burnt blunt containing suspected marijuana on the vehicle’s center console. Cade, who had an active arrest warrant out of Philadelphia, was removed from the SUV and searched. According to police, Cade had a silver and black Taurus …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Burglaries are down compared to last year, but it doesn't feel like it.
If you feel like there have been a number of burglaries in Abington recently, well ... you’re not the only one. Abington Commissioner Wayne Luker brought up the topic at the most recent public safety committee meeting. Abington Police Chief William Kelly’s words were comforting: He said that there has been a “dramatic decrease” in burglaries in the township year-to-date. But last year was a strange year. Abington Police Deputy Chief John Livingood said today that since the beginning of the year, there have been 96 burglaries; there were 149 burglaries reported in the township between Jan. 1, 2010, and Sept. 7, 2010. “Last year, there was a major burglary trend—people remember the white ladder truck,” Livingood said. “But it’s cyclical. …