Read reports of recent crimes from the Norristown Police Department.
Theft According to Norristown police, sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 and 6 a.m. on Monday, April 11, a white GMC Savana belonging to a Norristown was broken into and tools valuing $2,000 were taken from the vehicle. Harassment According to Norristown police, on Sunday, April 10, Argentina Lowry, of 610 Green Street, reported that Ashley Wallace, of 743 Haws Avenue, came to her house looking for another girl to fight. Police said Lowry told Wallace the girl was not there, but Wallace remained in the area, causing a disturbance and yelling profanities. Police reported Wallace was later joined by Brittney Wallace Johnson, also of 743 Haws Avenue, and the two drew a large crowd on the block. Police said upon their arrival, both …
Chief Bono's new initiative hopes to break the code of silence on the streets and get the community engaged in bringing violent criminals to justice
Norristown Police Chief Russel Bono spoke with the Times Herald recently about his new “Stop the Violence Break the Silence” initiative. The chief is asking citizens to do the right thing and cooperate with police investigations into violent crimes. Bono reminded Times Herald readers that time is essential in developing leads in police investigations involving murder and violence. Witnesses with information who don't speak up may be hindering an investigation and allowing violent offenders to continue committing these crimes. Read all about the program and Chief Bono's appeal to our better angels here. If you have information about a violent crime that happened in Norristown, call the Norristown police at 610-270-0977.