Sunday, April 28, 2013
This week's stories include an alleged panhandler who can't take a hint, an allegedly drunken driver who police say pushed emergency personnel while they were rescuing her and a Norristown man who picked a bad place to sleep one off.
If at First You Don't Succeed: According to a report in the Pottstown Patch, a 22-year-old woman was cited three times in one day after she repeatedly panhandled for cigarettes outside of Redner's. The woman reportedly launched into profanity-laden tirades directed towards the store's manager as well as responding officers. When police declined the woman's request for money, she reportedly said that someone who "is working and making so much" should be able to give her money. Read the full story here. Woman Pushes Through Emergency Responders Trying to Rescue Her: According to a report in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, a 31-year old woman was charged with DUI after she crashed her vehicle and pushed through emergency personnel who were …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Reports from the North Coventry Police Department.
Editor's note: The following items include information provided by the North Coventry Police Department. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction. Assault: On April 7 at 5:15 p.m., officers from the North Coventry Police Department responded to a reported domestic assault on the 1300 block of Temple Road. Upon arrival, police learned that a father and his 16-year-old son had gotten into an argument, which later became physical when the son allegedly punched his father in the head and struck him in the back with a lacrosse stick. Police then took the juvenile into custody. Police filed a referral on the teen on charges of simple assault and harassment. The teen was later released to his mother. Subscribe to our free …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
This week's stories include a man who allegedly threw his weed at cops during a traffic stop and a Whitemarsh man who quickly went from a victim to arrestee.
Driver Throws Weed At Cops: According to a report in the Abington Patch, a 44-year-old man is facing drug charges after he allegedly threw a bag of marijuana at an officer during a traffic stop. When police asked the man what he did, he responded, "[Expletive], I can't believe I just threw weed at cops." The man also allegedly confessed to having "a little rock down [his] pants." Read the full story here. If You Can't Beat'em, Join'em: According to a report in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, a 19-year old man was hospitalized after his 61-year-old father assaulted him in their home. Police arrested the father a short time later. Roughly 12 hours later, after being released from the hospital, the 19-year-old son returned home and proceeded …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Omar Miller, 26, was arrested by Pottstown Police after he allegedly assaulted a woman and stole her vehicle.
A Philadelphia man has been arrested in connection with Monday's reported carjacking at the Upland Square Shopping Center in West Pottsgrove. According to a report by Frank Otto at the Pottstown Mercury, 26-year-old Omar Miller, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody by the Pottstown Police after he was observed driving the reportedly carjacked vehicle on East King Street. The report states that Miller allegedly assaulted his present – or possibly former – girlfriend at the Sleepy's store in Upland Square, prior to driving off in her vehicle and leaving her behind. The severity of the victim's injuries is unknown, but she was reportedly alert at the scene and able to move of her own accord. Click here to follow us on Facebook West …
Monday, January 14, 2013
A Barto man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly struck his wife with a dog gate for refusing to have sex with him.
A Barto man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly struck his wife with a dog gate when she refused to succumb to his sexual advances. The incident was reported around 11:45 p.m. on December 28, when police from Douglass Township were dispatched to the home for a report of domestic violence. Upon arrival, the victim stated that her husband had entered the bedroom making unwanted advances toward her. Court records indicate the victim spurned her husband's advances, and attempted to exit the room and head for the basement. The husband then assaulted the victim by striking her with a dog gate, causing a four-inch laceration and significant bruising. The following day, the husband attempted to apologize to the victim, but when she said …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Raquel Rosario, 43, was allegedly captured on video encouraging her daughter to fight another girl outside of an area high school.
A mother is facing nurmerous criminal charges after she was allegedly captured on video encouraging her daughter to fight another girl at the Citadel in Reading. According to a report by 69 News, Raquel Rosario, 43, was allegedly captured on video shouting words of encouragement to her daughter as she fought a girl outside of the Intermediate High School on January 3. Police allege that the girls sister, Precious Irizarry, 22, also encouraged the fight, which lead authorities to charge her, as well. Click here to follow us on Facebook A seperate report in the Reading Eagle states that Rosario's daughter called her during the school day to inform her that she planned to fight another girl after school. Rosario, along with Irizarry, arrived…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Richard B. Gibson, 41, of Pottstown, will serve to nine-to-23 months in prison for punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach because dinner wasn't ready.
A Pottstown man will serve the next nine-to-23 months in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting his pregnant girlfriend because dinner was not ready on time. According to a report in the Pottstown Mercury, Richard B. Gibson, 41, entered a guilty plea on charges of terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person stemming from a March 2012 incident at his girlfriend's home. The report states that Gibson became angry when he arrived at the home and discovered that dinner was not ready, which lead him to punch the pregnant woman in the stomach. Click here to follow us on Facebook The victim, who was tending to the couple's seven-month-old daughter at the time, reportedly doubled-over in pain after being struck, and nearly …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Check out these unusual police stories from the Montgomery County area.
Drunk Daughter Pops Pops: According to a report on the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch, police were to dispatched to a home where they found an intoxicated 25-year-old woman repeatedly punching her father in the face. The police report lists the woman as being four inches shorter and fifteen pounds lighter than her father. Read the full story here. Bombs Away: According to a report on the Ambler Patch, a man strapped with a fake bomb entered and robbed a Giant Food Store during the late evening of December 4. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money, before fleeing the scene on foot. Read the full story here. Loose Lips Sink Ships: According to a report on the Pottstown Patch, two men are facing multiple felonies for a planned …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Sunday morning incident at Rolling Hills apartments
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Monday, August 27, 2012
A 29-year-old Philadelphia man is charged with domestic assault following his Sunday morning arrest in Gerald Richards Park, the Sanatoga Post reports. Vern Nigel Goodwin was being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility after allegedly assaulting a woman at the Rolling Hills apartment complex on Buchert Road. Police responded to the complex in the pre-dawn hours on Sunday following a report of "an armed subject trying to gain entry into an apartment." Sanatoga Post: Police Arrest Philadelphia Man for Alleged Assault
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Julian "Tone" Washington, 30, was sentenced to 5-to-10 years in a state prison for the aggravated assault of a 2-year-old boy in June of 2011.
A 30-year-old Pottstown man has been sentenced to serve five to ten years in a state prison, following a May conviction on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, endangering the welfare of a child and endangering another person. According to a report in the Pottstown Mercury, Julian "Tone" Washington will serve a minimum of five years in prison for physically abusing a two-year-old boy left in his care on June 24, 2011. The victim, who was hospitalized with trauma to his neck, belonged to Washington's then-girlfriend, Brenda Rivas-Figueroa. “There was evidence presented at trial the child had pretty significant ligature marks all around his neck. To this day the defendant still denies any culpability for what happened,” said …