Troopers Respond to Burglary, Mischief Incidents

SKIPPACK PA – A commercial burglary in Upper Salford Township, criminal mischief in Red Hill Borough, driving under the influence arrests in Lower Frederick and Washington townships, and drug possession arrests in Upper Hanover Township and Red Hill all required the attention of Pennsylvania State Police from the Troop K Barracks in Skippack, according to its reports issued Tuesday (Nov. 30, 2021).

Commercial burglary

Unidentified actors entered the property at Daniels Lawn and Garden on Summneytown Pike in Upper Salford, and damaged a digital cash register there valued at $45, troopers stated. The incident was estimated to have occurred Nov. 19 (2021; Friday) at about 3 a.m. No force was used during entry, the troopers’ report indicated.

Criminal mischief

Troopers responded Nov. 21 (Sunday) to a call from a 72-year-old Red Hill woman who said her 2005 Hyundai Sonata had been vandalized on East 5th Street in the borough. Its tires were punctured, with an estimated repair cost of $147. Troopers labeled the act as one of criminal mischief with a value of $1,000 or less.

DUI arrests

A 35-year-old Flourtown man, the driver of a 2012 Jeep Wrangler, was subject to a traffic stop Sunday (Nov. 28) at 12:18 a.m. near the intersection of Gravel Pike and Spring Mount Road in Lower Frederick. Investigating troopers alleged the man was driving under the influence of alcohol, and was arrested. Charge against him were filed in the Gilbertsville courtroom of Magisterial District Justice Maurice H. Saylor.

Troopers also arrested a 40-year-old Gilbertsville man driving a 2016 GM Sierra for alleged DUI during a traffic stop conducted Nov. 24 (Wednesday) at 11:50 p.m. at the intersection of Gehringer Road and Docwill Drive in Washington Township (Berks County). Charges were filed in the Boyertown courtroom of Magisterial District Justice Michael G. Hartman.

Drug possessions

At the intersection of Geryville Pike and Quakertown Avenue in Upper Hanover, troopers conducted a traffic stop Nov. 25 (Tuesday) at 9:50 a.m. and allegedly determine the driver of a 2005 Infiniti G35 to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol. They took the operator, a 31-year-old Quakertown man, into custody. He was later found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle as well, troopers said.

A small amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia were found by troopers called Sept. 13 at 11:03 a.m. to Upper Perkiomen High School, 2 Walt Rd., Red Hill. Two girls, both age 14 of Red Hill and Pennsburg, respectively, were alleged to have the items in their possession. The state police investigation is continuing, their report stated.

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