Police & Fire Top Stories

April 22, 2019

Narberth, PA —  Fire and police were dispatched to the Bryn Mawr Bank Building for what was reported as a car that crashed into the building at 732 Montgomery Ave. last Tuesday at 12:50 PM.  Lower Merion Police and Narberth Fire Company personnel responded to the scene. The single-car accident ...

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According to sources within the Lower Merion Police Department, one suspect is in custody. One of the men admitted to being involved in the Whole Foods incident. The FBI and Philadelphia PD arrested three suspects yesterday who were involved in what has been described as a carjacking ring.

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA -  Police responded to a report of a gunpoint carjacking that failed at approximately 10:35 AM yesterday at the Whole Foods Market located at 15 E. Wynnewood Road.   Two men, one armed with a handgun approached a woman and demanded her keys. The female ...

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Villanova, Lower Merion Township, PA  — Lower Merion Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Old Gulph Road in Villanova Wednesday, April 10th at 3:02 PM for a reported burglary., Police official stated that a babysitter had left the premises at 9:45 AM and returned that afternoon at 2:44 ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A lone driver lost control of his vehicle on W. Wynnewood Rd. yesterday striking a Peco Electric Pole.  Lower Merion Police and Narberth Ambulance were dispatched to the incident which occurred In the 1400 block of W. Wynnewood Rd. at approximately 2:30 ...

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Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — A tree worker came into contact with high-powered electrical lines in Bala Cynwyd this morning, according to Township officials. The worker had severe burns all over his body, officials reported, with the worst being on his elbows and his ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA — This is the first of the TAPinto weekly reporting of calls and incidents handled by the Lower Merion Fire Department. The report covers the period of  March 30 through April. 5, 2019 The Fire Department’s background The fire department is made up primarily of ...

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Overbrook, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police were dispatched to 1001 City Ave., the Greenhill Apartments in Overbrook for a reported theft on March 27 3:30 PM. The victim reported that on February 19, someone removed seven $100 bills from a black and pink handbag.  The resident did not ...

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A nude picture and GPS tracking of her patrol vehicle were alleged.   Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A 37-year-old Police Sergeant filled a civil rights and sex discrimination lawsuit against the Lower Merion Township Police, Lower Merion Township, and the Police Superintendent last ...

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Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police responded to a report of a vehicle stolen from outside of 25 E.City Avenue at 2:59 PM on March 24, 2019.  The victim was working--out at the LA Fitness center and had arrived at 1:50 PM and went looking for her car about an hour later. When the ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA — The body of a missing Villanova man was found floating in the Schuylkill River last evening by a local fisherman.  The body was found around 6:30 PM near Hollow and River Roads in Gladwyne. Geoff Partridge, a local Villanova man went missing on December 5, 2018, ...

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Gladwyne, Lower Merion Township, PA — A body was found floating in the Schuylkill River last evening around 6:30 PM.  A man fishing near Hollow and River Roads in Gladwyne made the gruesome discovery. Police officials have not been available for comment. It was almost four months to the day ...

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Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police received a report of a “robbery in progress” at the 7-Eleven store located at 169 W. City Avenue.  Police received the call at 1:32 AM, on Thursday, March 21. According to the police, a black male wearing a ski mask and wielding a small black ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA  — Police received a report of a burglary at the Mainline Honda dealership in Ardmore.  The report was received on March 28 at approximately 6: 0 7 AM. The incident occurred between 11 PM on March 27 and 6 AM on March 28. The Mainline Honda dealership is located ...

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     Brian T. Kennedy - Murder Suspect   Radnor Township, PA — The man that shot and killed a woman in the Wayne section of Radnor township has been apprehended and charged with murder and related charges, said law enforcement officials. Brian T. Kennedy, 34, of the 300 block of ...

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Wayne, Radnor Township, PA — Police report that a suspect is in custody for the murder of a woman at a Wawa located in the Wayne section of the township.  The tragic event started to unfold around 8:30 PM. Brian Kennedy of Wayne, PA in Radnor has been identified as the shooter.  According to ...

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — Police, and EMS were called to the 300 Block of E. Lancaster Ave to a reported accident with injuries.  The incident involved three vehicles and occurred at about 9:00 Am while the morning rush hour was still underway.   Two of the vehicles at the ...

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Woman Shot and Killed at Wawa in Radnor Wayne, Radnor Township, PA — Details remain sketchy, but a woman was shot tonight in the unit block Sugartown Road in Wayne. Radnor Township Police are investigating.  The incident started around 9 PM tonight. “RPD is actively investigating a shooting ...

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Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — A woman fell from her car while it was moving and was pinned down under the vehicle at approximately 3:30 pm today while trying to exit a parking lot in Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion authorities reported. Lower Merion Police, Fire, and EMS officials were ...

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Armed Robbery at 7-11 in Haverford Township   Haverford Township, PA — A man armed with a  semi-automatic pistol robbed the 7-11 Store on  Eagle Road Friday morning in the Oakmont section of Haverford Township. The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Friday at the 7-Eleven store located at ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A Lower Merion Township Police officer and his K9 partner are featured in a national footwear advertisement according to the police. The video has gone viral locally and portrays the officer, his partner and the department in an excellent light.  At last ...

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Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — Authorities raided a local spa in Bryn Mawr Thursday that resulted in the arrest of two women, that reportedly are in the country illegally.   The Kobe Wellness Spa located at 731 Old Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr was raided by Lower Merion Township police and ...

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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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