Thursday, May 2, 2013
In addition to requesting information on the burglary, police are urging residents to lock their homes and vehicles.
The New Hanover Township Police Department is seeking public assistance in obtaining information regarding a residential burglary that occurred yesterday on the 300 block of Moyer Road in the Pottstown section of the township. The request for assistance comes only days after police announced that they received numerous reports of thefts from vehicles in the Windy Hill development and the Kleman Road and Bow Lane area. If you have information regarding any of these incidents, contact the New Hanover Township Police Department at 610-327-1150, or dial 9-1-1 if you observe suspicious activity in the area. Police are also reminding residents to keep their homes and vehicles locked at all times. Follow along with the New Hanover Township Police…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Law enforcement continues to investigate the death of Natalie Marella, whose body was found in a cornfield in New Hanover Township in August of last year.
Investigators still aren't certain how an Ambler woman died last year and are asking the public for help. They want to know who Natalie Marella was with in the hours before her body was discovered near a cornfield in New Hanover Township on Aug. 29, 2012. While the investigation continues into the death of the 26-year-old Marella, the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office has announced the findings of the investigation into her cause of death. The Montgomery County Coroner determined that a seizure disorder caused Marella's death, according to a press release. The release also notes that she had a head injury, which it describes as a "significant condition." A toxicology report showed no significant findings. While officials reached…
Monday, January 14, 2013
A sleepy driver on Sunday morning ends up in "hot water."
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 14
Don't sleep and drive. A driver in New Hanover Township found this out the hard way on Sunday morning. According to a report in the Pottstown Mercury, Scott Bender of Perkiomenville, was driving his 2008 Nissan Altima along New Hanover Square Road around 9:15 a.m. on Sunday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel. Bender was coming off of working a 12-hour shift. The Mercury report states "[Bender's] vehicle drifted into the southbound lane and into the path of a 2001 Mazda MPV driven by Kevin Wible of East Greenville." Wible moved his vehicle to the right to attempt to miss the oncoming Altima, but was still hit by Bender's car. Wible then rushed to the aid of Bender, whose car was heading toward Minister Creek, according to reports. …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
DIstrict Judge Maurice Saylor dismissed felony risking a catastrophe charges against two teens and a 51-year-old New Hanover man at a preliminary hearing related to an Aug. 14 incident where a stray bullet hit an SUV occupied by a mom and three children
Two teens and a 51-year-old man from New Hanover will face misdemeanor charges at a county trial related to a bout of target practice gone wrong on August 14, where a stray bullet hit an SUV occupied by a mother and her three children as she drove on Route 73. Felony charges of risking a catastrophe were dismissed at a preliminary hearing by Judge Maurice Saylor, according to Brandie Kessler of Pottstown Mercury. Saylor held several misdemeanor charges over for trial against David Beamer, 51, of 3373 New Hanover Square Road, New Hanover; Michael Glazewski, 18, of 1246 Hunter Lane, Perkiomenville; and Christopher Malinowski, 18, of 3314 New Hanover Square Road, New Hanover, according the Mercury. Saylor also dismissed several felony charges…