Public Drunkenness, Assault Reported at Metroplex, Police Say

After one man was arrested for allegedly striking his girlfriend in Bed, Bath and Beyond, a warrant for his arrest was discovered for burglary in Philadelphia, according to police.


Public Drunkenness at Dick's Sporting Goods

On Saturday at 10:30 p.m., members of the Plymouth Township Police Department responded to the Dick’s Sporting Goods at the Metroplex on 2430 Chemical Road for the report of a man approaching vehicles allegedly asking for money and attempting to enter Dick’s Sporting Goods, which was closed, police said.

Upon arrival, an officer identified the man as Corey Arleth, 23, of Lansdale. The officer said that Arleth was unsteady on his feet and spoke with slurred speech- he “was intoxicated to a degree that he was a danger to himself and others,” the officer said.

Arleth was arrested and housed at the Plymouth Township Police Station until he was sober, and was cited for public drunkenness, police said.

Simple Assault at Bed, Bath and Beyond

Just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a domestic incident at Bed, Bath and Beyond, also in the Metroplex.

According to police, Delando Hester, 49, of Philadelphia, had allegedly swung one of his crutches at his girlfriend’s head, cutting her pinkie as she raised her hand to protect herself.

Hester was arrested and charged with Simple assault. During the processing, police learned that Hester had an outstanding arrested warrant out in Philadelphia for Burglary from 2006.


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