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 [email protected]ple.edu or call 267-468-8314.