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Breaking News: Accident on 476, Man Trapped in Wreck

December 11, 2018

There's been an accident on the Schuylkill Expressway underpass of the Blue Route 476. Police on the scene of the accident report a man is trapped in the wreckage.

A car has flipped onto its roof after spinning off the road. 

Rescue Trucks are en Route from Station 22 Belmont Hills, Station 21 Penn Wynne and Station 23 Squad from Bryn Mawr.   

Narberth Ambulance is ...

Breaking News: Burglary in Wynnewood

Wynnewood, PA -- This morning at approximately 1:45 am a residence on the 700 block of Cherry Circle in Wynnewood, PA, was entered via an interior garage door and burglarized.  The criminal took the keys to a Jeep and then stole the jeep.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lower Merion Police Department at 610-649-1000.

Cadaver Dogs Search Schuylkill in Gladwyne For 37 Year Old Man

Gladwyne, PA — Cadaver dogs from the Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue Team joined the Gladwyne Fire Company Water Rescue Unit Sunday, December 9, searching for a missing Villanova, PA man.  The man's car was found Wednesday at 1:47 PM partially submerged in the Schuylkill River.

Geoff Partridge, 37, of Villanova, PA, went missing on Wednesday, December 5 at around 12:15 ...

Accused Killer of Playboy Model from Ardmore Pleads Not Guilty

Ardmore, PA -- Jonathan Harris, 30, the man arrested in August and accused of strangling Christina Carlin-Kraft, 36, of Ardmore, PA, pleaded not guilty Friday to first-degree murder charges. 

Harris appeared in the Montgomery County courtroom to enter his plea just days after Andre Melton, 31, of Philadelphia, was arrested in connection to a burglary of ...

DUI Checkpoints Running In Lower Merion Until Dec. 16th

Lower Merion Township, PA -- Lower Merion Township police will be conducting Impaired Driving Roving Patrols and Checkpoints throughout the Township from Friday, December 7 until Monday, December 16th.

The Township’s initiative is in partnership with a national effort to decrease impaired driving with the help of intensified, highly visible police enforcement activities. The impaired ...

Police Find Jeep, Keys and Cellphone of Missing Villanova Man

Gladwyne, PA -- A man from Villanova, PA, has been missing since Wednesday. Lower Merion Police have found his vehicle and his phone, but are still looking for the man.

Geoff Partridge, 37, of Villanova, PA, went missing on Wednesday, December 5 at around 12:15 pm. Latest reports from the police state that his Jeep was found near the Schuylkill River by River Road in Gladwyne, PA.

After ...

Observant Police Officer Arrests Man In Stolen Car

Ardmore, PA -- While on patrol in Ardmore on November 28, 2018, at 2:50 PM, an observant Lower Merion Police Officer witnessed the driver of a blue Jeep Liberty driving erratically at Lancaster Avenue and Station Road.   The driver reportedly made an illegal right-hand turn which was followed by another abrupt turn raising the officer's suspicions.

Dahvan Naylor, 22 of 404 ...

Apartment Fire St. Joe’s Campus Sprinklers Activated Building Evacuated

Merion, PA -- An apartment fire broke out on November 30, 2018, on the St. Joseph’s University campus at 701 City Avenue.  The Fire started shortly before 12:40 AM while many students in the in five-story fully occupied building slept, studied, or in this case prepared a late night meal.

The fire was fueled by a pan of cooking oil on the stove. The cooks had left the room and left ...

Serial Bank Robber from NJ Faces Federal Charges for Robbing Gladwyne Bank

Gladwyne, PA -- Michael Fanelli, 39, of Woodbury, NJ, has a problem with robbing banks, according to authorities. Fanelli was indicted Thursday, November 29, on federal charges for robbing the PNC bank in Gladwyne back in August.

The kicker? Fanelli had been released in May of this year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, after serving 37 months in connection to six bank robberies in ...

Watch the Crime Stats Section and The Police Blotter Come To LIfe This week

Wynnewood, PA --  Crime Stats are coming.  The TAPinto team will start providing trending criminal and law enforcement data using charts, graphs, and historical data.  Is there a rash of break-ins in your neighborhood?   Not sure? Check crime stats here at the TAPinto news site.  Don't worry.  We will be providing in-depth crime and ...


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