Police & Fire

March 21, 2019

Philadelphia, PA — US customs and border protection agents seized sizeable black duffel bags containing more than half a ton of cocaine from a ship that had recently arrived at the Philadelphia port.  Authorities reported that the drugs had a street value of approximately $38 million. Taking a ...

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Wynnewood, PA — Zion Taylor reportedly walked out of the hospital only two days after being pried and cut out of her car by Lower Merion fire personnel. She left Lankenau Medical Center banged up, bruised and with no recollection of the accident.  She had a head injury requiring many stitches ...

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA —  Lower Merion emergency response personnel were called to the Bed Bath and Beyond store in the Wynnewood Shopping Center at 3:24 PM today to assist a man trapped in the shopping cart conveyor system. “I just wanted to stay with my cart,” said the ...

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  Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Family, and friends of John Le are one step closer to the end of a nightmare that started when John Le was gunned down in July 2017.  His killer was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday.   A motive for the murder was never really ...

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Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — A man entered a bank branch at 725 W, Lancaster Avenue Tuesday afternoon announcing a robbery.   Justin O’Brien, age 32 is wanted by the Lower Merion Police and the FBI in connection with the  armed robbery.   A joint press release was issued today ...

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police responded to 100 E. Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood to the report of a disorderly man.  LMPD official report that a man was arrested and charged with simple assault and harassment at Lankenau Medical Center on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 4:28 ...

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Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia police and the Philadelphia office of the FBI have announced the arrest of a suspected serial bank robber. Michael Edmondson, 50, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody on March 9, 2018 and has been arrested and charged in connection with bank robberies in ...

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The defendant was located under the victim’s bed with her six-year-old son; police allege she had dried blood on her hands.   Norristown, PA — Montgomery County officials announced this afternoon the arrest of a Delaware County women from Folsom In the deaths of two W. Norriton residents.

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Authorities announced that a sharpshooter tracked and eliminated 148 deer during the last deer cull that ended in December. The tally was the second highest number of deer killed since the culling and recording started in 2009. The record was captured the ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA — Accident investigators from Lower Merion’s Police Traffic Safety Unit were called in and worked at the scene of the serious car accident in Overbrook where a woman was trapped in the mangled wreckage.  These officers were there to investigate the area meticulously and ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A pizza deliveryman from Ardmore was shot and killed Tuesday while delivering pizza to an Overbrook Park home on the 7600 block of Woodcrest Avenue, Philadelphia, that was under construction, police said.  The house is only a few blocks off City Avenue.  City ...

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Update: Clarification added regarding what the Radnor Police reported, versus what the LMSD reported. Internet Hoax Aimed at Children Attempts to Get Kids to Hurt Themselves Ardmore, PA — Police, and officials from the Lower Merion School District have issued a warning to parents about “The ...

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Overbrook, Lower Merion Township, PA  —  A car traveling on Lancaster Ave near Wood Circle in Lower Merion Township lost control at around 4:45 PM today causing the closure of Lancaster Avenue, according to authorities. The driver was trapped in the vehicle and needed to be extricated by the Lower ...

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  Delaware County, PA —  After being arrested five times for DUI, a Chester County man faces felony homicide charges in the drunk driving death of a Delaware County woman last weekend.   David Matthew Strowhouer, age 30 of Willistown, Chester County, is charged in the death of Deana Eckman ...

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  Haverford Township, PA —Haverford Police are looking for the man who is alleged to have robbed the Citizens Bank branch located in the Giant Store on Township Line Road. today at approximately 1PM. The robber did not show a weapon but alluded that he had one. Police are looking for a black ...

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion, PA — Firefighters from the Narberth Fire Company along with investigators from the Lower Merion Fire Marshal's office responded to a steamy smoke situation on Thursday, February 21, 2019, and Narberth’s newest fire truck saw its first action, according to fire department ...

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Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion, PA — While on patrol two sharp-eyed Lower Merion Police Officers observed a pair of men acting suspiciously.  On February 13 at 12:53 AM police reported that two men dressed in black and dark colors were seen in the area of Aberdale Road and Bala Avenue. These two ...

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West Conshohocken, PA — Fire, Rescue, and Paramedics are on the scene of a vehicle where two victims are reported trapped in a car that had gone off the road. The vehicle and its two occupants were tilted towards its side, dangling on a hillside which had emergency personnel concerned that it ...

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  Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion, PA — A home on the 100 block of Edgehill Road was burglarized on February 11, 2019.  The victim reported leaving the house in the morning and that the house was completely secured.   “The first floor had minimal ransacking while the second and third floors had ...

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  Rosemont, PA — A woman was struck and killed by a SEPTA train tonight at approximately 7:30 PM in Rosemont, SEPTA reported.  The woman was thought to be illegally walking on the tracks on Roberts Road near the station located at Roberts and David Drive in Radnor ...

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  Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Lower Merion Police Department made an arrest in connection with the commercial burglary of the Trek Bikes Store located at 47 W. Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore.  Jorge Eliecer Velez, 28, of Ardmore was arrested on February 11, 2019, by ...

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  Theft — A Giant brand 27 ½” orange and black bicycle, that was not secured or locked was removed and stolen from a front porch of a home located in the 300 block of Pembroke Road in Bala Cynwyd between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 28, according to LMPD.   Stolen vehicle — A white 2017 ...

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  Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Officer Gary Temoyan passed away yesterday.  Temoyan was a member of the Lower Merion Police Department, and a notice of his death was posted by both the Lower Merion Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 28 and the Lower Merion Police Department on their ...

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  Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA  — Firefighter's from Station 25, Merion Fire Company of Ardmore at 8:37 AM were dispatched to a car fire at 100 Church Road in Ardmore.  The vehicle ended up being located only feet from the doorway of the medical office building and was heavily engulfed in ...

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Norristown, PA — Norristown Police and the Montgomery County District Attorney issued an arrest warrant for a Philadelphia man, charging him with first-degree murder. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Norristown Police Chief Mark E. Talbot Sr.  issued an arrest warrant ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA —  The Lower Merion Police Department is looking for citizen recruits for its widely popular Citizen's Police Academy.  If you ever wondered how and why the police operate the way they do then this is the program for you.  The eight-week course is held on ...

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Narberth, PA — It was just before 9 PM on December 22, 2108, when frantic calls for help started flooding the 911 Dispatch Center from Narberth. The First call reported a domestic dispute. But the details of this incident were changing by the moment as they were being relayed to emergency units ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — At 8:54 Am the Merion Fire Company of Ardmore, Station 25 was dispatched by the 911 call center to Elm & Walnut Avenues, where a Gas Leak was reported.  The dispatcher noted that a contractor was on sight and had notified PECO.   Within minutes the ...

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Narberth, PA — Narberth Police recently announced a new safety check system for schools, daycares, child learning centers and child activity centers designed to further the safety of children in the Narberth Community. “Police Officers will be conducting daily, unscheduled checks at 5 locations ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA  — A home was firebombed in Lower Merion and police have arrested, charged and transported the suspect to the Montgomery County Correctional facility in Eagleville, PA.  The suspect has been charged with multiple felonies that could mean serious jail time if ...

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