Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Tik Yam Lam, who had recently moved to Philadelphia from New Jersey, hasn't been seen in more than six weeks.
Tik Yam Lam walked out of his Center City apartment a little more than six weeks ago, with no access to a car and just the clothes on his back, and seemingly disappeared. The Philadelphia resident, who has relatives in Cherry Hill, N.J., may have been spotted twice since leaving his home Nov. 13, but his family and authorities are still searching for the 72-year-old man. Friends of the family say there have only been a few hints at where Lam may have gone following his disappearance — they had a report of an elderly Asian man walking along the shoulder of a highway in the Lower Merion/Tredyffrin area on Nov. 14, more than 13 miles from Lam’s apartment. But a conflicting report from a driver on the Ben Franklin Bridge put an older Asian man…
Friday, November 30, 2012
Montgomery County District Court released the 23 minute video containing the confession of alleged murderer Raghunandan Yandamuri.
Montgomery County District Court has released the footage of Raghunandan Yandamuri alleged confession to the murders of 10-month-old Saanvi Venna and her 61-year-old grandmother Satyavathi Venna in October. According to NBC10, Yandamuri claimed both murders were accidental. In the video, he claims that he slit the grandmother's throat accidentally and stuffed a handkerchief in Saanvi's mouth and Wrapped a towel around her head to stop her from crying. Authorities have said the murders were part of a botched ransom scheme in which Yandamuri planned to demand $50,000 from Saanvi's parents for her safe return. Several copies of a ransom note were found at the murder scene. The Montgomery County District Attorney's office is reportedly …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The 15-year-old boy who was reported missing from St. Gabriel's Hall on Saturday, Nov. 10, located the next day in the custody of Abington Police.
Lower Providence Patch has the details on the recovery of the teen who was reported missing from Saint Gabriel's Hall on Saturday, Nov. 10. The 15-year-old boy was reported missing from the residential center for delinquent youth in Audubon, on Saturday morning. Alerts had been issued that morning that authorities were looking for a 15-year-old black male, wearing grey pants and no shoes and possibly with blood on his clothes. According to Lower Providence Patch, the search with the teen began with a burglary at Houghton International, an industrial fluid business at 945 Madison Ave. in Audubon. Houghton employees reported the burglary at approximately 7:29 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. West Norriton Police responded to a suspicious person …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Officials from Saint Gabriel’s Hall say a 15-year-old boy that left their facility has been found.
UPDATE: [11/11/12; 3:10 p.m.] According to an official from St. Gabriel's Hall, a 15-year-old boy who left the juvenile detention facility without permission on Saturday has been located. The boy is currently being housed at an Abington location. St. Gabriel's declined to comment further on the incident or what led to the boy leaving the facility. UPDATE: [11/10/12; 2:15 p.m.] An unnamed official from St. Gabriel's Hall has confirmed that a 15 year old boy is still missing and authorities are currently searching for him in the area. "He's still out there," said the official. The boy is reportedly a black male, 5'5" tall, medium build with no visible scars or identifying marks. The boy was reportedly wearing grey pants, a white shirt, and …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Jessica Hudson was last seen on Thursday, July 26, leaving the New Life School in Schwenksville.
Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old female, who was last seen outside the New Life School in Schwenskville at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. According to a release, Jessica Hudson was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, grey shorts, Spiderman socks, no shoes and a white flower in her hair. She's described as a 5'4 white female weighing 140 pounds. No information is available regarding where Hudson may have gone, or what the mode of transportation may have been. Anyone with information regarding the disappearance is urged to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250 with incident number K03-1866092.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Lansdale Police continue their effort to find 38-year-old Joseph Sarni, and have issued an arrest warrant for numerous alleged drug offenses.
While missing Lansdale resident Joseph Sarni, 38, has yet to be found, Lansdale Police have issued an arrest warrant in his absence charging him with felony and misdemeanor drug possession and dealing offenses. Lansdale Police released the following statement following the issuance of the arrest warrant: A number of our officers know Joe through the local businesses he worked for. Though an arrest warrant has been issued, our primary focus is to continue to investigate Joe’s recent disappearance and ensure his safe return. The warrant charges Sarni with the following narcotics offenses: In June 2012, Lansdale Police received information that Sarni was allegedly selling cocaine, marijuana and narcotics in the borough. Officers made …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Joe Sarni, 38, was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street in Lansdale. Family and friends have organized a search for him on Thursday night.
An effort is underway to find Joe Sarni, a missing Lansdale man who was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street. His family suspects foul play, according to his sister Jamie Sarni Parsons. Sarni is 38 years old, 5'8" tall with black hair. He has a scar under each eye and tattoos on his arms, with distinguishable ones being a lizard and tribal symbols. He also has a Celtic heart tattoo on his right chest. Sarni, who has DJ'd across the United States, recently settled in Lansdale. He attended Upper Dublin High School. Parsons said witnesses told her they saw her brother with another man outside his apartment before his disappearance. However, Parsons said she contacted that man and he told her he wasn't with Sarni. "I …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Alanah Ross has returned home to Richland Township.
Former missing teenager Alanah Ross, of Richland Township, has been found. According to the Facebook page of Ross's mother, Michelle Long Ross, Alanah has been found after "10 long, frightening days." Ross credited her brother-in-law for helping get Alanah back home. "You will all never know how much your outpouring of love and concern has meant to our family. There is no situation that I can think of that is more difficult than not knowing where your child is or if they are safe," wrote Ross in her Facebook post Tuesday night. "Alanah is thankfully safe and we are so glad she has been found." Ross said the situation behind her daughter's disappearance is "difficult" and more involved than she can go into. "PLEASE just know that we felt …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A Quakertown girl missing since May 5 was last seen at the Quakertown Relay for Life.
Richland Township Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl named Alanah Ross, who was last seen May 5. According to a source, police suspect the girl's boyfriend lives on the 1400 block of Welsh Road in Hatfield Township and have approached local businesses asking for help in the investigation. Ross has brown-blonde hair and brown eyes. She is 5' 4" tall and weighs 115 pounds. She was last seen wearing black skinny jeans with holes in the front and a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt. According to a Facebook post from her mother, Michelle Long Ross, she was last seen at the Quakertown Relay for Life. She was in a gray 1993 Honda Accord parked in the lot across from the pool and library between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. According to a 2 …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Lower Providence woman had been missing since early January. Her body was found earlier this month.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The following information is from Janice Rubendall's obituary: Family and friends are invited to Janice Rubendall's memorial service Saturday, March 17, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 2725 Egypt Road in Audubon. Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., before the service, and she will be interred in the Limerick Garden of Memories. Janice was born May 20, 1986. She was 25 years old. She served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and an unofficial USMC honor guard volunteered to come to her service. Janice was last seen by her father, Robert Rubendall Jr., in early January. Patch followed her story from when she was reported missing; her body was found earlier this month. In addition to her father, Janice is survived by her …