Police Blotter July 16th-19th

                                         July 16, 2020

 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of Middle Holland Rd. for a report of a well being check. Patrol checked on the subject and was reassured they were fine.
 
Drug Arrest
Patrol responded to the area of Village Shires for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, patrol spoke with the occupants of the vehicle. It was discovered that the occupants were in possession of controlled substances and paraphernalia.
 
Assist Other Agency
District Court contacted our HQ to retrieve possessions of a subject that was taken into custody by the Constables.
 
Fraud
Victim reports receiving notices from the Social Security Administration stating he changed personal information. Victim contacted the Social Security Administration and informed them he did not authorize the changes.
 
Theft From Building
Victim reports that an unknown subject entered her bedroom and stole jewelry. The theft occurred between the dates of 7/9/20 and 7/15/20 while the victim was on vacation.
 
Theft
On 7-12-2020, an unknown subject rode a bicycle through the parking lot of the Department of Public Works. The subject stopped by a trailer containing cones, barricades and signs. The subject took a battery operated orange safety blinking light that was next to the trailer and left the area. A Facebook flyer with a photo of the subject was posted.
 
Motor Vehicle Complaint
Complainant reports a motorcycle speeding in the area of Chinquapin Rd. Patrol checked the area with negative results.
 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of Woodenbridge Rd. for a report of a well being check. Patrol checked on the subject and he stated that he was fine.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to Buck Rd. at Middle Holland Rd. for a report of a two vehicle accident. Unit #2 was disabled on the shoulder of the roadway. Unit #1 attempted to pull around Unit #2 and struck the vehicle. Minor injuries reported.
 
Drug Arrest
Patrol conducted a traffic stop in the area of Holland Rd. and Churchville lane for equipment violations. The vehicle operator was taken into custody for possession of controlled substance.
 
Fireworks
Patrol responded to the area of North Kitty Knight Dr. for a report of fireworks. Upon arrival, Patrol checked the area with negative contact.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Cedarbrook Dr. for  a report of a civil dispute. Property occupants were arguing over distribution of stimulus funds. The matter to be resolved between their legal counsel.

                                         July 17, 2020

 
Vehicle Lockout
Patrol responded to the rear of Acme for a lockout of a tractor trailer. Patrol was unable to unlock the trailer.
 
Suspicious Persons
Complainant reports several male subjects walking into the wooded area near East Holland Rd. Patrol checked the woods and was unable to locate the subjects. Patrol did make contact with a subject walking along East Holland Rd. who was trying to get back to Norristown, Pa. Patrol transported the subject back to our HQ and was able to get him a ride back to Norristown.
 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of Cedarbrook Dr. for a report of a well being check. Patrol checked on the subject and she was fine.
 
Disabled Vehicle
Patrol responded to the area of East Holland Rd. for a report of a disabled vehicle. Vehicle owner requested Patrol contact our duty tow and tow his vehicle to his residence.
 
Simple Assault
Patrol responded to the area of Harriet Dr. for a report of a Simple Assault. Suspect, Otto Gruber was taken into custody.
 
Fireworks
Patrol responded to the area of Village Shires for a report of fireworks. Patrol checked the area with negative contact.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Carol Lane for a noise complaint. Neighbor agreed to lower the music.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Tinari Dr. for a report of a civil dispute. Complainant reports a prior resident removing items from the house.  Upon arrival, there was no one at the residence.
 
Suspicious Incident
Patrol responded to the area of New Rd. for a report of suspicious incident. Property owner reports someone rang her door bell on two separate occasions and no one was at the door. Patrol checked the exterior of the property and all was fine.
 
Vehicle Lockout
Patrol responded to Jean Ave for a report of a vehicle lockout. Vehicle was opened without incident.

                                         July 18, 2020

 
Suspicious Incident
Complainant reports that her daughter received an inappropriate text from an unknown subject. The text came through an app on the phone called “TEXT APP”.
 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of Sydney Dr. for a report of a well being check. Patrol checked on the subject and everything was fine.
 
Investigation of Open Door
Patrol responded to the Northampton Township Park for a report of the Snack Shack with an open door. The door was propped open with a traffic cone. Patrol secured the door and resumed.
 
Criminal Mischief
Complainant reports that an unknown subject threw an unknown object at her residence breaking off a piece of vinyl siding.
 
Gas Leak
Patrol responded to the area of Sunset Dr. for a report of a gas leak. Contractors working in the backyard of a property struck the gas line. Northampton Township Fire Department responded, Patrol resumed.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to 2nd St. Pike for a report of a one vehicle traffic accident. Unit #1 struck a deer that ran into the roadway. No reported injuries and minor damage.
 
Wires Down
Patrol responded to the area of Bridgetown Pike for a report of wires down in the roadway. Patrol contacted PECO and VERIZON to remove the wires.
 
Civil Dispute
Property owner had a car delivered to his residence from a dealership, but refused to pay the $400.00 transfer fee. After a short discussion and providing the property owner with a few options, the fee was paid.
 
Fireworks
Patrol responded to the area of Delft Dr. for a report of fireworks. Patrol spoke with the subjects setting off the fireworks and informed them of the local ordinance.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Autumn Rd. for a report of a noise complaint. Patrol checked the area with negative contact.
 
Vehicle Lockout
Patrol responded to the area of Mulberry Dr. for a report of a vehicle lockout. The vehicle was opened without incident.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of New Rd. for a report of a noise complaint. Patrol checked the area and spoke with a neighbor. The neighbor stated he was having a small gathering and stated they would keep it down.

                                           July 19, 2020

 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of Middle Holland Rd. for a report of a male walking in the middle of the roadway pushing a shopping cart. The male stated he liked to walk from place to place and refused any Police assistance.
 
Investigation of Open Door
While on patrol at approximately 2:45 in the morning, Patrol observed an opened garage and a vehicle parked in the driveway with the windows down and doors unlocked. Patrol made contact with the property/vehicle owner to make them aware.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Village Shires for a report of a neighbor dispute. Complainant reports the neighbor is purposely damaging things on her property and requested a report as a matter of record.
 
Drug Arrest
Patrol made contact with suspect, Kevin Steinmetz who had an active warrant out of Warminster Township. While in custody it was discovered that Steinmetz had controlled substances and drug paraphernalia on his person.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to the area of Spencer Rd. for a report of a hit and run accident. Unit #1 struck a parked vehicle while exiting a driveway and left the scene.
 
Motor Vehicle Complaint
Complainant reports another motorist passed her and gave her the finger. The complainant supplied the registration plate of the other vehicle. Patrol made contact with the motorist and provided education on road rage. Due to the events originally occurring in another Township, no citations were issued.
 
Found Property
Complainant found a Wells Fargo debit card in the parking lot and turned it into our HQ. The found property was then returned to the owner.
 
ATV’s
Patrol responded to the area of Bryan Dr. for a report of a subject riding an ATV in the retention basin. The subject was gone prior to our arrival.
 
Civil Dispute
Patrol responded to the area of Village Shires for a report of a neighbor dispute. Both parties advised to stay separated.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to Upper Holland Rd. for a report of a one vehicle accident. Unit #1 stated he swerved to avoid striking a deer and struck a tree. No injuries reported.
 
Suspicious Vehicle
At 11:30 p.m., Patrol located a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot of CRHS South. Patrol made contact with a male who stated everything was fine. The male informed Patrol that he would be returning home shortly.
 
During this tour, Patrol responded to 16 alarms, 4 animal complaint, 20 abandoned 911 calls, 20 medical calls and 3 domestic related calls.