Friday, May 3, 2013
Expect road closures until 1:15 p.m.
Officer Brad Fox, who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 13, will be remembered Friday by the county. A ceremony will be held to add the Plymouth officer's name to the monument before the County's courthouse. Main Street will be closed through 1:15 p.m. in front of the Montgomery County Courthouse. Area police officers throughout Montgomery County are expected to attend the annual ceremony dedicated to deceased police officers. Montgomery County Police Officers Memorial Committee said roads will be closed from Dekalb to Swede along Main Street.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
More than 50 restaurants inspected in the greater Norristown area during the month of March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Pottstown Patch area. Lower Providence Township Health Inspections Arcola Skyview Schools, Arrowhead Elementary, Audubon Elementary, Speck's Drive In, Dairy Queen and Rita's and more inspected during the month of March. East and West Norriton Health Inspections Applebee's, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Guppy's Good Times, and more inspected during the month of March. Norristown Health Inspections August Moon, Honcock Elementary, Crown Fried Chicken, Stewart Middle School, Pub Deli and more inspected during the month of March. Plymouth Township Health Inspections Andy's Diner, Auntie Anne's, Cracker Barrel, Chipotle and more among the …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Andy's Diner, Auntie Anne's, Bertucci's and more inspected in March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Plymouth Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Friday, March 29, 2013
More than 50 local restaurants inspected during the month of February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Norristown, East and West Norriton, Blue Bell, King of Prussia Plymouth Township and Lower Providence Township. February Health Inspections for Norristown Banh Mi Bar and Bistro, Hancock Elementary School, Lou's Sandwich Shop, Zachary's BBQ and more were inspected in Norristown in February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for East and West Norriton Lee’s Hoagie House, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, and Starbucks were inspected in East and West Norriton during the month of February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for Blue Bell Burger King, China Star, PJ Whelihan’s Pub, Tigers II Family Restaurant and…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Kyle Anthony Wilson, 21, of Fort Washington, is accused of robbing three banks in Montgomery County in March.
The Fort Washington man accused in a string of bank robberies in Montgomery County this month waived all charges against him to Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Wednesday at Collegeville District Court. Alleged serial bank robber Kyle Anthony Wilson, 21, remains incarcerated at Montgomery County prison. According to Michael Goldberg of The Reporter, Wilson’s bail was reduced by $1,000 at his hearing to $499,000. The reduction affords Wilson the chance to work at the prison and engage in extra recreational privileges, according to the article. Wilson is accused of robbing the Citizens Bank inside Giant Food Store in Montgomery Township; the First Niagara Bank in Lower Providence on March 14; and the PNC Bank in Plymouth Township on …
Andy's Diner, Barnes and Noble, Dunkin Donuts and more were inspected in February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Plymouth Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Michael Joseph Henry, of Philadelphia, faces 42 to 84 years in jail.
The man charged with purchasing the gun used to kill Plymouth Township Police Officer Bradley Fox has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sale or purchase of firearms, and other charges, according to the Delaware County Times. Michael Joseph Henry, 31, of Philadelphia, allegedly made straw purchases of seven pistols and two riffles for Andrew Charles Thomas. Thomas was not legally allowed to possess firearms, as he was on probation for a 2005 forgery arrest in Upper Merion Township. Thomas used one of the handguns to kill Fox and then himself on Sept. 13. In an interview the day after Fox’s death, Henry allegedly said that Thomas paid Henry $500 in addition to the purchase price for each weapon that was sold to him over a four-month …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The armed robber held up a Ridge Pike business last Thursday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 15
The Plymouth Township Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place on Thursday, Jan. 10 at approximately 5:45 a.m. The robbery occurred at a business on the 200 block of Diamond Avenue, between Ridge Pike and Conshohocken Road. An employee of the business was returning to his vehicle when the suspect reportedly held a semi-automatic weapon to his head and asked where the safe was. When the victim indicated that there was no safe, the suspect took the victim’s cash. The suspect is described as medium to dark-skinned black male in his twenties, approximately 5’11” tall, with a medium build. The man was wearing a black knit cap and a dark blue or black jacket. The suspect approached and left on foot. PTPD is also …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Police looking for a suspect in the New Years Day robbery.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Deanna Ann Posavec, 38, of Richland, spent only a week in jail after her arrest in April for stealing a puppy from Playful Pets in Conshohocken in March.
According to Phillyburbs.com, a Bucks County woman who admitted to stealing a puppy from a Conshohocken pet store in March will not be doing any additional jail time past the initial week she served after being arrested in April. A judge reportedly sentenced 38-year-old Deanna Ann Posavec, of Richland, to time-served to 23-months after the woman plead guilty to felony retail theft. Posavec must also serve a two-year probation sentence and complete a parenting class after her parole, according to Phillyburbs.com. Posavec admitted to the theft of a $900 Dachsund puppy named Pipsqueak from Playful Pets in Conshohocken on Thursday, March 29. Posavec was with another woman and two small children at the time of the theft and the entire incident …