Pottstown's police department will receive $5,810 from the federal government to help buy new and replacement bullet-proof vests for 14 officers.
He faces a felony count following an incident that occurred at Redner's Warehouse Market on North Charlotte Street.
In the North End Shopping Center on Thursday afternoon, a driver thought she was reaching for her car's brake and hit the gas pedal instead.
The incident in which she was allegedly involved occurred Friday at Redner's Market.
Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove police, and the Montgomery County district attorney, followed up a June drug crack-down Monday with more criminal complaints intended to stop a trafficking operation.
Lower Pottsgrove's emergency management coordinator and police chief have the ability to declare a local state of emergency, if necessary, in dealing with this weekend's papal visit.
Want to dispose of unused or unwanted medications, and keep kids safe from the contents of your medicine cabinet? A Montgomery County initiative scheduled for Oct. 17 can help.
It's National Child Passenger Safety Week through Saturday. The Pottstown Police Department plans special enforcement activities to ensure our area's children side safely in any vehicle.