Police activity week of 08-26-13 through 09-02-13

08-26-13 07:50 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Disorderly conduct
Unit block S. Maple Ave. – Responded to the location for a domestic. While approaching the residence this officer could hear obscene language being shouted from inside the residence at an unreasonable noise level. The complaint stated her daughter was arguing with her boyfriend. Both involved were observed shouting expletives and threatening physical harm to one another. The dispute was over a television. Both parties involved will be cited for disorderly conduct. It should be noted that LPD has responded to this residence for domestic related issues numerous times during the past several years.


08-26-13 14:40 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Fraud-credit cards, ATM
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. – Responded to the business for a report of theft by credit card. The offender bought $4,341.76 worth of supplies and paid by credit card. The offender’s identification, a photo driver’s license, matched the name on the credit card. The credit card purchase was approved and the customer/offender left with the merchandise. On august 25th the charge was disputed by the card holder and the business was sent a notification of a “charge back”, with a reason being a fraudulent transaction. This officer discovered that person’s were arrested by Downingtown on August 25th for fraud and related offenses. This officer will contact the Detective from Downingtown PD reference to this offense.


08-29-13 09:00 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Disorderly conduct
S. Lansdowne & Madison Aves. – While gathering information from one of the involved parties of an accident, it was ascertained that the person was giving false information to police. After all information was checked out the offender was taken into custody and cited for disorderly conduct for providing police with a false name, driving while his driver’s license was suspended and driving on the right side of the roadway and released. The vehicle was towed.


08-30-13 18:00 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis -Theft- $50 to $200 – bicycles
100 block Lansdowne Ct. – The victim reports that sometime today two children’s coaster bikes were removed from his driveway. One bike is a 22″ red coaster and the other is an 18 “, blue & white coaster.


08-31-13 02:56 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Public drunkenness & disorderly conduct
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – One taken into custody after a domestic issue over custody of a child. No physical altercation occurred.


08-31-13 13:06 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Theft- $50 to $200 bicycles
200 block Green Ave. – The victim reported his blue old classic style ten speed with skinny tires and curled handle bars was taken from in front of his residence sometime over night.


08-31-13 17:44 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Disorderly conduct
200 block Jackson Ave. – Responded to report of neighbor dispute. On arrival all parties were arguing. The source of the argument was damage to the shrubbery on the side of the property line between the neighbors. The offender was cited for foul language and threatening the neighbor.


08-31-13 19:41 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Disorderly conduct
Unit block Bartram Ave. – Received a report of a neighbor dispute. While enroute, officers were advised that the dispute was physical at this time. After separating all parties and hearing all sides of the story, three were cited for disorderly conduct.


09-01-13 11:16 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Criminal mischief to public buildings
100 block Green Ave. (PWHS) – Responded t PWHS for a report of criminal mischief discovered. Someone spray painted graffiti on the south east side of the annex building. This officer took pictures of the graffiti. It is unknown whether this incident was captured on PWHS security cameras and this officer will follow up on Wednesday, day work, with the school.


08-01-13 11:54 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Unauthorized use of MV
Unit block Sayers Ave. – As a result of a domestic dispute the girlfriend of the victim did take his vehicle.
The offender and vehicle were located. The offender will be charged appropriately.