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Theft … A res­i­dent of the unit block of korth Ridge Av­enue re­ported ap­prox­i­mately $300 in coins stolen from his home Oct. 6, po­lice said.

Van­dal­ism … A res­i­dent of the 200 block of Mat­ti­son Av­enue re­ported the front SRUFK OLJKW fiXWXUH KDG EHHQ dam­aged Oct. 6, po­lice said.

Theft … A busi­ness on the unit block of West But­ler Av­enue re­ported dis­cov­er­ing a box of kynuil miss­ing Oct. 7, po­lice said. The kynuil was val­ued at $8.99, po­lice said.

Theft from ve­hi­cle … A res­i­dent of the 100 block of East But­ler Av­enue re­ported Oct. 8 over the week­end some­one en­tered his un­locked ve­hi­cle and stole a gray school lap­top bag with a Dell lap­top inside val­ued at $300 and a blue korth Face jacket val­ued at $200, po­lice said. MDu parked in front of a home in the 1700 block of Brit­tany Drive, Maple dlen, was struck by a hit-an­drun driver be­tween 4 and 7 p.m. Oct. 5, po­lice said. The front pas­sen­ger cor­ner of the front bumper was hit, caus­ing mi­nor dam­age and leav­ing black trans­fer marks, po­lice said.

Theft … A res­i­dent of the 500 block of Car­di­nal Drive, Dresher, re­ported Oct. 5 that a set of sterOLQJ VLOVHU flDWZDUH, VDOXHG around $4,000 or $5,000, was miss­ing from her at­tic, po­lice said. The vic­tim, who de­scribed the sil­ver as hav­ing a Ro­mance of the Seas pat­tern with han­dles that all had an ini­tial in­scribed on them, had last seen the flDWZDUH DERXW 10 YHDUV DJR, and had gone to look for it and re­al­ized it was gone, po­lice said.

Bur­glary … A home in the 800 block of Tennis Av­enue in the Ambler sec­tion of the town­ship was bur­glar­ized be­tween 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 5, po­lice said. A jew­elry box and pil­low­case were taken from the mas­ter bed­room and sev­eral closet doors had been opened, po­lice said. The garage door may have been left open, po­lice said.

Ve­hi­cle en­tered … Change and mis­cel­la­neous cloth­ing were taken from a ve­hi­cle parked in the 200 block of Chelsea Av­enue, korth Hills, po­lice said. The vic­tim found the cen­ter con­sole and glove­box open and some be­long­ings left on the seats around 9:50 a.m. Oct. 5, po­lice said. of drug para­pher­na­lia, IDOVH LGHQWL­fiFDWLRQ WR SRlice and an ac­tive war­rant from Whit­pain Town­ship, SROLFH VDLG. $Q RI­fiFHU RQ pa­trol in the 1900 block of Skip­pack Pike ob­served Hart­man, who was wear­ing dark cloth­ing and was GLI­fiFXOW WR VHH, ULGLQJ D bike at 12:54 a.m., po­lice said. She was act­ing very hy­per, ag­i­tated and ner­vous and ad­mit­ted to be­ing in pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia and hav­ing out­stand­ing war­rants for XQSDLG WUDI­fiF WLFNHWV, SRlice said.

Reck­less en­dan­ger­ment … dregory Mas­trangelo 22, of the 1100 block of Rose­wood Drive, Blue Bell, was charged with reck­less en­dan­ger­ment, drug charges, dis­or­derly con­duct, pub­lic drunk­en­ness and a town­ship or­di­nance vi­o­la­tion af­ter po­lice re­sponded to a re­port RI VKRWV EHLQJ fiUHG LQ WKH 1100 block of Rose­wood at 3:04 a.m. Oct. 1, po­lice said. Two males were ob­served in a black Honda Ac­cord parked in a Rose­wood drive­way and MasWUDQJHOR ZDV LGHQWL­fiHG as the driver, po­lice said. Mul­ti­ple spent .45-cal­iber rounds were found on the ground by the driver’s door and a loaded .45-cal­iber Smith & Wes­son was found in the car, po­lice said. Drugs and drug para­pher­na­lia were also found inside the car and Mas­trangelo ap­peared to be un­der WKH LQflXHQFH RI DOFRKRO and/or a con­trolled sub­stance, po­lice said. Mas­trangelo was ar­raigned be­fore Dis­trict Judge Patricia waf­farano, who set bail at 10 per­cent of $25,000, and he was taken to Mont­gomery County Cor­rec­tional Fa­cil­ity, po­lice said.

7KH SDVVHQJHU, LGHQWL­fiHG as David Hodg­don, 28, of the 200 block of Caspian Way, ko­r­ris­town, also ap­peared to be un­der the LQflXHQFH RI DOFRKRO DQG a con­trolled sub­stance, po­lice said. Hodg­don was ar­rested and charged with dis­or­derly con­duct and pub­lic drunk­en­ness and later re­leased, po­lice said.

Liquor law vi­o­la­tion … Jonathan wei­d­man, 19, of the 100 block of East Mont­gomery Av­enue, Ard­more, was charged with pos­ses­sion of al­co­hol while be­ing un­der the age of 21 fol­low­ing a on­eve­hi­cle ac­ci­dent at 12:16 p.m. Oct. 2 on DeKalb Pike at Vil­lage Square, po­lice said. While po­lice were ques­tion­ing wei­d­man, he ad­mit­ted to hav­ing al­co­hol in the trunk of his car, po­lice said.

Fraud … A res­i­dent of ko­r­mandy Farms Es­tates in the 3100 block of Twin Silo Drive re­ported Oct. 5 that she had been scammed out of $3,793 plus fees by some­one who pre­tended to be her grand­daugh­ter, po­lice said. The vic­tim re­ceived a phone call from some­one she thought was her grand­daugh­ter who told her that she and her friend were picked up at the United States/Mex­ico bor­der and were be­ing held at the U.S. Em­bassy in Mex­ico City, po­lice said. A male then told the vic­tim that she needed to send $1,900 to post bail for her grand­daugh­ter, and af­ter the money was paid, the per­son called back and re­quested an ad­di­tional $1,800 in court fees, which the vic­tim also paid, po­lice said. Af­ter be­ing told by the caller that her grand­daugh­ter was re­leased, the vic­tim called KHU VRQ WR fiQG RXW WKDW KHU grand­daugh­ter was never in Mex­ico and was home, po­lice said.

Re­tail theft … Evanie Belony, 48, of the 2100 block of West Chel­tenham Av­enue, Philadel­phia, was cited for re­tail theft Oct. 4 af­ter tak­ing items from Kohl’s Depart­ment Store, 1301 Skip­pack Pike, around 8:30 p.m., po­lice said.

Crim­i­nal mis­chief … The front tire of a ve­hi­cle parked at the Mont­gomery County Community Col­lege Oct. 1 was in­ten­tion­ally punc­tured and flDWWHQHG, SROLFH VDLG. 7KH ve­hi­cle was parked in the Park­house Hall park­ing lot in the morn­ing and in the DIWHUQRRQ LW ZDV IRXQG flDW, po­lice said.

War­rant … Matthew Cilib­erto, 27, of the 300 block of Val­ley­brook Road, Ambler, was taken into cus­tody at 10:20 p.m. Oct. 3 on a Whit­pain war­rant, po­lice said. Cilib­erto, who was ob­served sit­ting on some steps in the 400 block of Rail­road Av­enue, had an ac­tive war­rant for fail­ure to re­spond to a driv­ing un­der sus­pen­sion, DUI-re­lated ci­ta­tion and he was ad­vised by Dis­trict Judge Robert Sobeck to ap­pear in front of him with WKH fiQH PRQHY DQG WKHQ UHleased, po­lice said.

War­rant … Dianna Di­clementi, 20, of the 1100 block of Fairview Av­enue, was taken into cus­tody at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 5 on an out­stand­ing war­rant from Philadel­phia, po­lice VDLG. $Q RI­fiFHU REVHUVHG Di­clementi oper­at­ing a ve­hi­cle north­bound in the 600 block of DeKalb and was aware of the war­rant and pulled her over, po­lice said. She was turned over to Philadel­phia ko­rth­east De­tec­tive Division, po­lice said.

The Cen­ter for Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ties at Tem­ple Univer­sity Ambler will hold a town meet­ing on flRRG PLWLJDWLRQ DQG VWRUP-ZDWHU PDQDJHPHQW LQ Ambler area wa­ter­sheds Oct. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ambler, 4 S. Ridge Ave., Ambler.

The Cen­ter for Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ties at Tem­ple Univer­sity Ambler is de­vel­op­ing a storm-wa­ter man­age­ment plan for three ur­ban wa­ter­sheds in the Bor­ough of Ambler and Whit­pain and Up­per Dublin town­ships. The plan will iden­tify and pri­or­i­tize storm-wa­ter im­prove­ments to mit­i­gate wa­ter qualLWY DQG flRRGLQJ LVVXHV WKDW WKH PXQLFLSDOLWLHV KDVH faced for many years.

The cen­ter in­vites all res­i­dents, busi­ness own­ers DQG PXQLFLSDO RI­fiFLDOV ZLWKLQ WKH ZDWHUVKHGV — Rose Val­ley, Honey Run/Stu­art Farm and Tan­nery 5XQ — WR VKDUH WKHLU flRRGLQJ HXSHULHQFHV.

Flood­ing in­for­ma­tion col­lected dur­ing the meet­ing will be used in the storm-wa­ter man­age­ment project that the cen­ter has un­der­taken, which has been funded by the U.S. EPA, lo­cal mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties and the U.S. Army Corps of En­gi­neers.

To learn more about the project, visit am­bler­wa­ter­sheds.word­press.com.For in­for­ma­tion, email meenar@tem­ple.edu or call 267-468-8314.

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