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WPD Reports: Teen Arrested for Drug DUI in Conshohocken

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.

DUI:
At approximately 12:08 p.m. on Monday, Sep. 17, a Whitemarsh Police officer patrolling down Hector Street near Cedar Grove Road pulled over a white Kia after it nearly struck his patrol car and swerved into the oncoming lane of traffic, a police report said.

The officer determined the vehicle’s occupants to be a 16-year-old driver and two passengers, ages 16 and 18. According to a police report, a strong odor of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle and the driver was slurring his words, having difficulty handling his paperwork, and had red and glassy eyes.

The three occupants were removed from the vehicle and admitted to smoking marijuana, police said. The driver performed poorly on several field sobriety tests, and was transported to an area hospital for a chemical blood test before being taken to the Whitemarsh Police station. The two passengers were taken to a parent's house.

$2,800 jewlery theft at Hilton Garden:
At approximately 5:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep. 18, a guest of the Hilton Garden hotel on the 500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, reported a theft from her room. According to the guest, she left the room at approximately 7:45 a.m. that morning, and returned to find the door propped open with the interior slide lock.

She then noticed that her closet door and suitcase were both open and had been rummaged through. Missing was a white leather pouch containing the following items:

  • A pair of white gold hoop earrings ($500)
  • White gold necklace with a cross containing diamonds and sapphires ($900)
  • White gold bracelet ($200)
  • Watch with a white gold face and white leather band ($1,200)

Fraud:
At approximately 9:22 a.m. on Monday, Sep. 17, a Plymouth Meeting business owner reported to police that someone was using his personal information, including a PA driver’s license, to try and open accounts at retail stories including a Target, Kohl’s, and Toys “R” Us. The individual also tried to buy a used car at a Delaware County dealership, but no fraudulent purchases were made.

Harassment by communication:
At approximately 3:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep. 18, a Lafayette Hill woman reported to police that a business client was repeatedly harassing her in regards to an ongoing contract. Police made contact with the individual and advised him not to contact the complainant again.

Harassment by communication:
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep. 18, a Plymouth Meeting resident reported that he was being harassed by another male over his relationship with a woman, but did not wish to press charges at the time.

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