WPD Reports: Police Chase Stolen Vehicle, Conshohocken Burglary
Weekly Whitemarsh Police reports.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Stolen vehicle pursuit:
At approximately 11:51 p.m. on July 21, a Whitemarsh Police officer on patrol near Germantown and Butler Pikes ran the registration of a westbound Chevrolet Cavalier. After the vehicle came back as stolen, the officer activated his lights and siren, but instead of pulling over the Cavalier took off.
According to a police report, the officer pursued the vehicle as it made a right onto Butler Pike, a left onto Germantown Pike, ran a red light at Chemical Road, made a left onto Plymouth Road, and ran a stop sign at Johnson Road. However, the officer then cut off pursuit, as the vehicle was driving recklessly and forcing oncoming vehicles off the road.
The vehicle was last seen running another red light at Plymouth Road and Belvoir Road. Norristown police were notified of the vehicle’s presence
At approximately 1:41 p.m. on July 16, a resident of the 1400 block of Hallowell Street, Conshohocken, reported to police that an unknown person had entered their home between 10:45 a.m. and 1:35 p.m. that day. The individual entered the home through a rear back window and stole three jewelry boxes, a gold necklace and gold picture frame.
At approximately 7:15 p.m. on July 17, a resident of the 4100 block of Daisy Lane, Plymouth Meeting, reported to police that a Craiglist user attempted to scam him. The resident said the individual used the e-mail address Daniel.Peterson01@gmail.com.
At approximately 11 a.m. on July 18, a resident of the 2300 block of Harts Lane, Conshohocken, reported to police that an unknown person had used his Visa credit card account to make $1,133 worth of fraudulent purchases in Dayton, Ohio.
At approximately 11:39 a.m. on July 21, a resident of the 100 block of Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, reported to police that an unknown person had scammed her on Craiglist. The two names associated with the account in question were Harley Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Onayemi Ibrahim, of Nigeria.
At approximately 9:12 p.m. on July 18, a resident of the 600 block of Hartsridge Road, Lafayette Hill, reported to police that an unknown person had destroyed her mailbox and light post sometime overnight. According to a police investigation, it appeared that a vehicle had left the roadway and struck the posts with such force that it caused their concrete bases to lift from the ground.
The resident estimated the damages at $1,000-1,500
At approximately 12:42 p.m. on July 19, a resident of the 400 block of Andorra Glen Court, Lafayette Hill, reported to police that someone had made $1,200 in fraudulent charges to her Chase credit card account. According to the victim, she believes an unknown person stole her wallet from her purse while she was at Infusion Coffee in Mt. Airy.
At approximately 1:26 p.m. on July 20, an employee of a business on the 4100 block of Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, reported to police that a customer had made a threatening remark and made him extremely uncomfortable after he was denied an insurance check.
Harassment by communication:
At approximately 7:35 p.m. on July 21, a Lafayette Hill woman reported to police that an unknown male had called her work phone and used vulgar and inappropriate language. The male also called the victim by her nickname.
The victim told police she would attempt to receive the restricted number from her mobile provider.