A 20-year-old man was charged with possession of marijuana in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, earlier this month. According to court information, a police officer saw the suspect enter an alley in a residential area. The officer asked the suspect if he resided in the vicinity. The man responded by saying "no" as he walked by the officer to leave the area. Police requested that the man stop at least twice, but the suspect ignored him. However, as he left, the officer said he saw something silver in the man's hand, which the officer may have believed was a weapon.
A 23-year-old man faces more theft charges in Montgomery Township after Lansdale police arrested him earlier this month. The man currently has no home address, but a string of misdemeanor theft charges on his record. The latest incident involved the of credit cards from a parked car. He admitted to the crime and was arraigned in Montgomery Township and remains in Montgomery County Prison on probation violations.
Our Norristown, Pennsylvania, police officers constantly have to expand their definition of what constitutes an "open container." These days, it could be a package of gummy bears. While you may have already heard of our youngsters soaking gummy candies in vodka to catch a buzz, this arrest proves there is more than one way to skin a gummy bear.
An Upper Gwynedd man and Hatfield Borough woman were arrested and charged with 58 different counts of burglary, trespassing, theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. The two appeared in court yesterday in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Three people were arrested early Monday morning and charged with numerous criminal drug charges. The Norristown Police Department made the arrests after observing their vehicle parked on a block on March Alley that is renowned for high levels of crime and drug trafficking. A 31-year-old Norristown woman, a 31-year-old King of Prussia woman, and a 43-year-old Philadelphia man were charged with several counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, giving false identification, drug possession with intent to distribute and deliver, and probation violations.
A Montgomery County judge dropped drug charges of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia after a 27-year-old Douglass man pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of simple assault. Other more serious charges of aggravated assault, harassment and disorderly conduct were also dismissed as part of the plea.