Phoenixville po­lice re­spond to 61 in­ci­dents

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PHOENIXVILLE » Phoenixville Po­lice re­sponded to 61 in­ci­dents be­tween Nov. 9 and Nov. 12. The fol­low­ing in­ci­dents were pub­lished by po­lice on the de­part­ment’s Face­book page as notable in­ci­dents:

• An em­ployee at Wal­greens re­ported that he re­ceived a con­cern­ing mes­sage on Face­book from a friend in Africa on Nov. 9 at 7:54 p.m. The friend from Africa sent him an im­age of his de­ceased fa­ther and he thought it was strange be­cause he never met the man in per­son.

• Po­lice were called to Phoenixville Mid­dle School for the re­port of a stu­dent who brought a knife onto school prop­erty on Nov. 10 at 1:48 p.m. A 13-year-old 8th grader had the knife when po­lice ar­rived and the stu­dent was charged as a ju­ve­nile with the weapons of­fense.

• On Nov. 10 at 3:54 p.m., a res­i­dent in the 300 block of Third Av­enue re­ported that there were two chick­ens walk­ing on the side­walk. The res­i­dent called back be­fore the of­fi­cer ar­rived stat­ing that the chick­ens made it home safely.

• Po­lice re­sponded to a neigh­bor dis­pute in the 200 block of Fifth Av­enue on Nov. 10 at 4:46 p.m. One of the neigh­bors ac­cused the other of hit­ting his fence with a trash can and Of­fi­cer Glen­non was able to me­di­ate the dis­pute. The men agreed to be neigh­borly should they have to in­ter­act with one an­other mov­ing for­ward.

• On Nov. 10 at 10:43 p.m., po­lice were called to Phoenixville Hos­pi­tal by a 38-year-old Ex­ton man who was not happy with the treat­ment he re­ceived at the hos­pi­tal and he asked the of­fi­cer to drive him to Chester County Hos­pi­tal. The of­fi­cer in­formed him that he would have to find his own trans­porta­tion or re­turn to the Phoenixville ER.

• On Nov. 11 at 1:56 a.m., a 27-year-old man from Audubon pulled into the driv­ethru at Taco Bell and waited by the speaker box for sev­eral min­utes. Even­tu­ally, an em­ployee told the man the restau­rant was closed. As the man was leav­ing, he crashed his Ford Ex­plorer into a con­crete bar­rier next to the build­ing. The man was in­tox­i­cated and he was ar­rested by Of­fi­cer Rosario for DUI and re­leased to his fa­ther.

• Of­fi­cer Do­bry ob­served a man uri­nat­ing on the front door of the Steel City Cof­fee­house on Bridge Street on Nov. 11 at 2:18 a.m. The of­fi­cer is­sued the 23-year-old Perkasie man a sum­mons for dis­or­derly con­duct.

• On Nov. 11 at 6:26 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to the Phoenixville Hos­pi­tal ER for an un­ruly pa­tient. Of­fi­cers ar­rived and the man told them that he was up­set be­cause he wanted to use the bath­room. Once he re­lieved him­self, the man re­turned to his gur­ney and fell asleep.

• An East Pikeland Town­ship po­lice of­fi­cer re­quested as­sis­tance iden­ti­fy­ing a mo­torist he had stopped on Route 113 at Rapps Dam Road on Nov. 11 at 3:22 p.m. The 44-year-old West Chester man was sur­prised when Of­fi­cer Do­bry pulled up be­cause the of­fi­cer knew him from prior con­tacts in Phoenixville and gave him up, po­lice said.

• On Nov. 11 at 4:46 p.m., a 33-year-old Col­legeville woman re­ported that her Ford F-150 was keyed while it was parked in the mu­nic­i­pal lot on Main Street. While the of­fi­cer was tak­ing the re­port, a 23-yearold man from Lewes, DE ap­proached the of­fi­cer and re­ported that his girl­friend’s VW Jetta had also been keyed.

• Sgt. Sut­ton found a car in Reser­voir Park af­ter the park was closed, On Nov. 11 at 10:56 p.m. The oc­cu­pants, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, both from Phoenixville, were drink­ing Corona beer and smok­ing weed. They were is­sued sev­eral sum­mons for the vi­o­la­tions and the girl was given a ride home and re­leased to her mother.

• On Nov. 12 at 1:28

a.m., Of­fi­cer Do­bry was on bike pa­trol and ob­served a man uri­nat­ing on the side­walk on Bank Street. The 22-year-old Col­legeville res­i­dent was is­sued a sum­mons for dis­or­derly con­duct.

• On Nov. 12 at 2:47 p.m., Of­fi­cer Sta­bilo ob­served a man wan­der­ing around down­town. The 30-year-old Coatesville res­i­dent told the of­fi­cer that his friends left him at a bar and are not an­swer­ing their phones. Due to the ex­treme cold weather, the of­fi­cer drove the man to the po­lice sta­tion and let him stay in the lobby un­til he could find some­one to pick him up.

• Po­lice re­sponded to the 700 block of Cedar Drive for a ra­bid rac­coon in a res­i­dent’s drive­way on Nov. 12 at 12:18 p.m. Sgt. Frost de­stroyed the an­i­mal and con­tacted the De­part­ment of Health due to sev­eral re­ports of sick rac­coons in the area re­cently. The health de­part­ment de­clined to test the an­i­mal for ra­bies be­cause no­body had been bit­ten.

• On Nov. 12 at 12:40 p.m., the Ri­d­ley Town­ship Po­lice De­part­ment re­cov­ered a 2006 Ford Ex­plorer that was re­ported stolen on March 13 by a res­i­dent who lives in the 200 block of Bridge Street.

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