It's summer, and opportunistic criminals are out roaming streets looking for a chance to take items from your unlocked car. Upper Providence police are investigating several such thefts last weekend.
Installation of a culvert on Ashenfelter Road, at about its mid-point between Black Rock and Troutman Road, will result in temporarily closing the highway for between one and two months, police said.
A 34-year-old Philadelphia resident is sought in an arrest warrant held by Upper Providence police on charges related to alleged wallet thefts from purses that occurred only days before Christmas.
Drivers in Upper Providence are likely to see township police Ofc. George Pelletier join them on the highways now that weather is warmer. He just completed a police motorcycle training course, and graduated at the top of his class.
Upper Providence Police Ofc. Andrew Parkins is now nationally certified as a child passenger safety technician, the department said Thursday. He's available by appointment to check you child's seat.
The township police department hasn't mentioned what makes the cargo "super," but it will nonetheless receive an patrol car escort Thursday as it travels across five Upper Providence highways.
Sgt. Dan Mulligan and Sgt. Ryan Sheehan, both of the Upper Providence Township Police Department, have completed three leadership courses at FBI-LEEDA, and separately earned its coveted Trilogy Award.
The Saturday mid-day meal at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant was disrupted by what began as a mulch fire, and then spread into a corner of its building at the Upper Providence Center shopping area.