Phoenixville Po­lice Briefs

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PHOENIXVILLE » Phoenixville Po­lice re­sponded to 78 calls for ser­vice be­tween Sept. 7 and Sept. 10 in­clud­ing eight traf­fic ac­ci­dents. The fol­low­ing is a sum­mary of no­table in­ci­dents as re­ported by Phoenixville Po­lice on their Face­book page:

• On Sept. 7 at 1:58 a.m., Of­fi­cer Do­bry was on bike pa­trol down­town and saw a man pee­ing on the side­walk near the MLK Bridge. The 36-year-old Phoenixville man was is­sued a sum­mons for dis­or­derly con­duct.

• On Sept. 7 at 9:44 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to a wooded area on the prop­erty of French Creek Manor for the re­port of a home­less en­camp­ment. Of­fi­cers lo­cated two in­di­vid­u­als liv­ing on the prop­erty. The cou­ple were re­ferred to a home­less shel­ter and warned about tres­pass­ing on the premises.

• On Sept. 7 at 10:23 a.m., Sgt. Gold found a home­less man liv­ing on the va­cant Sears Hard­ware prop­erty. The 50-year-old man was re­ferred to a home­less shel­ter and had to break camp and move along.

• On Sept. 7 at 2:59 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to the unit block of E. Wal­nut Street to check on the wel­fare of a pedes­trian. The caller re­ported that a woman was wear­ing win­ter cloth­ing that was not ap­pro­pri­ate for the cur­rent warm tem­per­a­tures. Of­fi­cer Sta­bilo spoke to the 60-year-old res­i­dent and she told the of­fi­cer that she was very com­fort­able.

• On Sept. 8 at 12:23 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to the lobby of the King Ter­race Apart­ments on High Street for the re­port of a do­mes­tic dis­pute. Two ten­ants who had been drink­ing were ar­gu­ing and the male party grabbed the fe­male party by the arm and shoved her. A by­stander con­firmed the woman’s ac­count so the 46-year-old man was is­sued a sum­mons for ha­rass­ment.

• On Sept. 8 at 2:25 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to the Prima Lounge for the re­port of a dust up at clos­ing time in­volv­ing two women. Ac­cord­ing to the bar­tender, a 35-year-old Pottstown woman punched a 27-year-old Spring City woman in the face with­out provo­ca­tion. The Pottstown res­i­dent was is­sued a sum­mons for ha­rass­ment and she was re­leased to her hus­band.

• On Sept. 8 at 12:23 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to the 400 block of Bridge Street to in­ves­ti­gate the theft of mail. A wit­ness re­ported that he watched a man steal a pack­age out of some­one’s mail­box. The wit­ness pro­vided a de­scrip­tion of the thief and Of­fi­cer Sta­bilo lo­cated a man match­ing the de­scrip­tion a block away. Jor­dan Watts, 21, of Phoenixville, was iden­ti­fied by the wit­ness and he had four pieces of stolen mail in his back­pack. Watts was ar­rested for the theft and was sent to the county jail.

• On Sept. 8 at 2:03 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to the area of Sec­ond Av­enue and B Street for the re­port of an ob­struc­tion in the road­way. Of­fi­cer Do­bry dis­cov­ered that some res­i­dents placed plas­tic toys in the street to save park­ing spa­ces. The toys were a vi­o­la­tion of public street park­ing eti­quette so the of­fi­cer re­moved the items.

• On Sept. 8 at 8:40 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to a com­mer­cial busi­ness in the 600 block of Wheat­land Street for the re­port of peo­ple liv­ing in a tent on the prop­erty. Of­fi­cer Brown dis­cov­ered that a cou­ple pitched a tent be­hind the Danco Pre­ci­sion build­ing di­rectly be­neath a “No Tres­pass­ing” sign. The cou­ple was is­sued a sum­mons for tres­pass­ing and the of­fi­cer re­ferred them to a home­less shel­ter.

• On Sept. 9 at 11:21 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to Molly Maguire’s Pub for the re­port of a dis­tur­bance in­volv­ing an in­tox­i­cated pa­tron. Bar staff re­ported that they asked the man to leave the es­tab­lish­ment and he pro­ceeded to uri­nate out­side the front door. Of­fi­cers lo­cated the man a block away and the 74-year-old Spring City res­i­dent was ar­rested for public drunk­en­ness and dis­or­derly con­duct and re­leased to a friend.

• On Sept. 9 at 5:47 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to Black Rock Road near the boat ac­cess for the re­port of a car crash. The driver of a Hyundai Sonata, a 24-yearold Phoenixville woman, swerved to avoid hit­ting a squir­rel and crashed into a tree.

• On Sept. 9 at 8:42 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to the in­ter­sec­tion of Route 113 and Town­ship Line Road for the re­port of a hit and run ac­ci­dent. The driver of a Nis­san Xterra plowed into a BMW and took off. A wit­ness fol­lowed the hit and run driver to his house in the 100 block of Har­vest Lane and of­fi­cers ar­rived there shortly there­after. The 62-year-old driver had a head in­jury so he was taken to Paoli Hos­pi­tal by am­bu­lance and will face charges for leav­ing the scene.

• On Sept. 9 at 11:21 p.m., Of­fi­cer Ko­morowski stopped the driver of a Volk­swa­gen Pas­sat in the 600 block of Bridge Street for hav­ing a sus­pended regis­tra­tion. The driver, a 32-year-old woman from Lan­cas­ter, also had a sus­pended li­cense and there was no in­sur­ance on the VW. The of­fi­cer is­sued her a cou­ple tick­ets for the vi­o­la­tions and let her wait at the po­lice sta­tion for a ride home.

• On Sept. 10 at 11:00 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to the 700 block of Wheat­land Street for the re­port of an al­co­hol over­dose. The cou­ple from Sept. 8 moved their tent to that lo­ca­tion and the 48-year-old man had a seizure af­ter drink­ing a bot­tle of Vodka. He was taken to the hos­pi­tal by am­bu­lance.

• On Sept. 10 at 10:56 p.m., Of­fi­cer Duch­nosky stopped the driver of a Sub­aru Forester in the 300 block of Bridge Street for an ex­pired tag. The driver, Kristin Perry, 37, of Ch­ester Springs, had been drink­ing craft beer and she failed a se­ries of field so­bri­ety tests. Perry also had a sus­pended driver’s li­cense and the Sub­aru was not in­spected. Perry was ar­rested for DUI and re­fused a BAC test so her li­cense will re­main sus­pended for the fore­see­able fu­ture.

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