Retiring Lower Pottsgrove Police Chief Michael Foltz was escorted Friday on his "last ride" through the township, and was met with cheering well-wishers. Department Lt. William James is now acting chief.
With photos. A two-car accident that occurred Monday afternoon shortly before 3:30 p.m. resulted in injury to one of its drivers, Lower Pottsgrove police reported at the scene.
No one was injured in a Tuesday morning automobile crash with a utility pole on East High Street just east of Hause Avenue. The pole and wires must be replaced; police expect traffic will be restricted.
Looters prospectively targeted the Philadelphia Premium Outlets center "to expand their crime wave," the Limerick Board of Supervisors reported Monday, but were "thwarted" by a large police presence.
Crowds gathered, apparently peacefully and accompanied by police, Sunday in downtown Pottstown for what local social media observers said was a protest against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
An older driver suffered a wrist or hand injury in an accident Thursday after he apparently incurred a medical problem while driving his car on East High Street near the Turkey Hill store in Sanatoga.
A bicyclist who was struck by a car last week on Buchert Road and incurred minor injuries has been released from the hospital. Lower Pottsgrove police are continuing to investigate the incident.
A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for June, following the arrest of a Boyertown man charged by the North Coventry Police Department with driving under the influence.