Charges pending … Charges of driving under the influence are pending against Danielle S. Page, 22, of the 400 block of South 51st Street, Philadelphia, following a twovehicle accident April 13 at Bethlehem Pike and Gordon Road, according to Springfield police.
Page was northbound on Bethlehem at 7:32 p.m. when her 2008 Jeep Patriot entered the curve in the 500 block and entered the southbound lane, striking a southbound 2011 Dodge Avenger head-on, operated by Michelle C. Highsmith, 38, of the 5700 block of North 16th Street, Philadelphia, police said. Following the impact, Page’s vehicle flipped onto its left side, coming to a rest in the southbound curb lane, police said; Highsmith’s vehicle made a 360-degree turn and came to rest in the southbound left lane, police said.
The women, who sustained unspecified injuries, were transported by Springfield and Whitemarsh ambulances to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said. Page, who will be cited for driving on the wrong side of the road, was also given a blood test and DUI charges are pending the results, police said.
DUI … Christopher C. Brown, 25, of the 600 block of Bobwhite Lane, HuntingdonValley, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance following a one-vehicle accident March 30 in the 1400 block of Paper Mill Road, Springfield police reported.
Brown was westbound on Paper Mill at 7:48 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle on the wet roadway and struck a PECO pole, bounced back and stopped in the westbound lane, police said. Officers directed to obtain his information from his vehicle found two syringes, a smoked marijuana cigarette and 31 small empty baggies believed to have contained heroin, police said. Brown, who suffered a head injury, was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment and a blood test, which revealed byproducts of marijuana and morphine, police said.
He was also cited for speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
Fraud ... A woman came into the police station at 11:10 a.m. March 28 to report a case of check fraud, police said. She told police that someone attempted to cash a check, taken from her checkbook, in the amount of $1,187, police said. The victim told police that she didn’t realize the check was missing until she checked her bank statement, police said. The victim alerted the bank and credit bureaus, canceled her account and was issued new checks, police said. A copy of the fraudulent check was entered into evidence along with a copy of a real, signed check for comparative handwriting analysis, police said.
Vandalism ... A commuter who parked his car at the Fort Washington train station at 5 p.m. April 3, returned at 8:15 p.m. to find his front driver’s side window had been smashed out, police said. The victim checked the vehicle’s in- terior while police were at the scene and determined nothing was missing, police said. There was no physical evidence to process, police said.
Theft ... Police responded to the Valley Green Apartments in the 100 block of Ridge Pike for a report of stolen patio furniture, police said. The victim told police that she left her residence at 7:30 a.m. and returned at 1:45 p.m. to find that a table and two chairs she had recently purchased for $500 were missing, police said. The furniture is made of dark wood with a dark brown finish, police said. The victim said two patio chairs were stolen from her property two weeks ago but she didn’t report it to police, police said.