Update: Perkiomenville Woman Surrenders to Police

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Township police said Perkiomenville resident Joanne Abbey Kurtz, who was wanted on a warrant issued by a local magistrate, surrendered Monday (Jan. 24, 2022) at the Buchert Road police department offices. She was scheduled to be arraigned that day, according to Lower Pottsgrove’s CrimeWatch website.

Read an earlier story about the warrant, published Jan. 23 by The Posts, below.

Lower Pottsgrove Police Seek 3 Persons on Warrants

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Warrants have been issued to the Lower Pottsgrove Police Department for the arrests of persons in three separate and unrelated incidents, it reported Saturday (Jan. 21, 2022) and Friday (Jan. 20). Being sought are current or former residents of Pennsburg, Perkiomenville, and Royersford, respectively, under documents from Magisterial District Justice Edward C. Kropp Sr.

From Pennsburg

David Nagle, 60, listed as a Pennsburg resident, is accused by the department of attempting to start a fire during Dec. 30 (2021) near St. Aloysius School on North Keim Street, according to a report on its CrimeWatch website.

Police alleged the fire was started “in a reckless manner that could have resulted in major damage to the building.”

Nagle is charged with reckless burning or exploding at an uninhabited structure, two separate counts of criminal mischief, risking a catastrophe, two separate counts of institutional vandalism, dangerous burning, possession of instruments of crime, and two separate counts of criminal trespass. A warrant for his arrest was obtained Jan. 11, the report said.

From Perkiomenville

Joanne Abbey Kurtz, 51, whose address was listed as Perkiomenville, is charged with one count of retail theft in an alleged shoplifting incident that police said occurred Dec. 24 at The Home Depot on Armand Hammer Boulevard.

On their CrimeWatch page, police alleged Kurtz “took various items from the store and concealed them upon her person.” She reportedly paid for two items but not others, with a value of merchandise taken totaling $258. A warrant for her arrest was obtained Dec. 30, according to the report.

From Royersford

Joyce Kuhn, 42, whose address was listed as Royersford, faces two separate charges of driving under the influence as a first offense, as well as careless driving, following an Aug. 13 incident, a CrimeWatch page reported.

Police alleged she “drove into a ditch and officers determined her to be driving under the influence during their investigation.” A warrant for her arrest was obtained Wednesday (Jan. 19).

Persons with information on any of the individuals being sought can call the department at 610-326-1508, or by using its “Submit A Tip” webpage, here.

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