Phoenixville Police Department

  • Agency: Phoenixville Police Department
  • Address: 351 Bridge St, Phoenixville , 19460 PA
  • Chief: William J Mossman (Chief of Police)
Phone: 610-935-2440
Fax: 610-933-9114
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Phoenixville Police Department is located at 351 Bridge St, Phoenixville , 19460 PA. The Chief of Police of the department is William J Mossman. The Phoenixville Police Department phone number is 610-935-2440.

Phoenixville Police Department News

***Stabbing Incident*** On 11/08/2017 at 7:00PM, the Phoenixville Police Department responded to the report of an assault with injuries near the intersection of Main Street and Morgan Street. Responding officers located a 36 year old female from Philadelphia suffering from multiple stab wounds to her torso and extremities. Further investigation revealed the female was stabbed with a knife while seated inside a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of the First Presbyterian Church, located on Main Street between Washington Avenue and Morgan Street. The weapon was recovered at the scene. The victim was transported to Paoli Hospital by ambulance where she underwent emergency surgery. No arrest has been made, but investigators have developed a person of interest and the investigation is ongoing. Phoenixville Police were assisted at the scene by Chester County Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Patrick Mark at 610-933-1180 Ext. 815 or 610-935-2440.

***Counterfeiting Incident*** On Monday 10/30 at 9:23PM, the man in this photo passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the 7-11 store on Rt. 23. If you know the man's identity or have information, please contact Officer Komorowski at (610) 933-1180 Ext. 845.

***UPDATE and CORRECTION*** Harkins turned himself in at the Philadelphia PD 15th District on 11/06/2017 at 2AM and was not arrested by Doylestown PD as originally reported. Harkins was turned over to the Bensalem Twp. PD on a warrant held by that agency for a bank robbery. Harkins was then transferred to Bucks County Prison in Doylestown after failing to post $1M bail. ...and for those following the #bananabandit thread, investigators have confirmed that Harkins did in fact use a banana stuffed in a knit hat to rob the Pizza Hut in Phoenixville.

***PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY*** FROM 11/03/2017 to 11/06/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 86 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 9 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 11/03/2017 at 5:45PM, police responded to the unit block of E. Walnut Street for a report of woman with a deceased possum. Insisting the animal had been shot, the intoxicated resident began using her fingers to dig inside the carcass for the bullet. The officer cautioned the woman against exposing her bare hands to the dead animal and convinced her to dispose of it. On 11/03/2017 at 9:22PM, a resident reported that her husband walked out of Phoenixville Hospital without his shoes and she requested assistance locating him. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man. On 11/03/2017 at 10:47PM, Officer Gray stopped the driver of a Nissan Murano for a red light violation at Rt. 23 and Bridge Street. The officer approached the driver and observed a packet of cocaine in his center console. The driver, a 59 year old Phoenixville man, was arrested for drug possession and his car was towed. On 11/04/2017 at 12:41AM, a woman reported that someone mistakenly took her iPhone from the bar inside Molly Maguire’s Pub. Officer Komorowski used “find my iPhone” to track the phone to an apartment a block away and exchanged the phones. On 11/04/2017 at 1:46AM, Officer Gray observed two men fighting in the 100 block of Bridge Street. The officer investigated and determined that a 25 year old King of Prussia man was sucker punched by a 26 year old Phoenixville man as they walked past each other on the sidewalk. The King of Prussia man was defending himself when the officer drove by. The Phoenixville man was issued a summons for disorderly conduct and harassment. On 11/04/2017 at 2:42AM, police responded to the Prima Lounge for a patron who refused to leave the bar. The man left the establishment before the officers arrived. On 11/04/2017 at 5:42AM, police responded to a residence in the 300 block of Brower Street for a report of family members having an argument about the television show Law and Order they were binge watching all night. In keeping with the theme of the show, the family agreed to respect their neighbors and keep the noise down. On 11/04/2017 at 9:49AM, police responded to the report of a heroin overdose at a residence in the 400 block of Anderson Avenue. Officer Lee revived an unconscious 35 year old woman by administering two doses of Narcan nasal spray. The woman was taken to Phoenixville Hospital by EMS. On 11/04/2017 at 10:28AM, the owner of the Laundry Basket laundromat on Gay Street showed police a video of a couple stealing a potted houseplant from his business. The officer was able to identify the couple and will attempt to recover the plant. The owner wasn’t angry enough to have the couple banned from the laundromat… he just wants his plant back. On 11/04/2017 at 3:24PM, police responded to a disturbance inside the Kmart. A customer was arguing with the manager because the store would not take his merchandise return without a receipt. The customer wanted it on record that he was not happy with his shopping experience. On 11/04/2017 at 6:40PM, an 84 year old Kimberton man was hit by a car as he walked through the McDonald’s parking lot. The driver of the car waited for the police and the man was taken to Paoli Hospital for treatment for minor injuries. On 11/05/2017 at 12:54AM, police responded to a disturbance inside Molly Maguire’s Pub and determined that two groups of people had been arguing. During the argument, a 29 year old Phoenixville man grabbed a 34 year old woman from Marcus Hook by her shirt collar and shoved her. The man was flagged from the bar and issued a summons for disorderly conduct and harassment. On 11/05/2017 at 7:15AM, police responded to Phoenixville Hospital for the report of a patient with an involuntary mental health commitment who had escaped from the hospital. Officers searched the area and found the man on Second Avenue near Jones Street and returned him to the hospital. On 11/05/2017 at 10:45AM, police responded to the report of a disturbance inside a residence in the 300 block of Second Avenue. A man was purposely flooding his kitchen with water and agreed to go to Phoenixville Hospital for a mental health evaluation. When he arrived at the hospital, the man became violent and tried to attack the police officers and had to be restrained by the officers and hospital staff. On 11/05/2017 at 8:10PM, police responded to the report of a domestic disturbance inside a residence in the unit block of Franklin Avenue. A 50 year old man met the officers at the door and told them that his wife had stabbed him in the abdomen with a knife. The officers entered the residence and his wife was still holding the knife. The 41 year old woman was arrested for aggravated assault and sent to Chester County Prison after failing to post 10 percent of $50,000 bail. On 11/06/2017 at 4:42AM, police responded to the report of an elderly man locked in his bathroom inside a residence in the 800 block of Westridge Drive. Officer Bryan responded and was able to unlock the door and free the man. On 11/06/2017 at 5:12AM, Sgt. Gold observed a woman with a bloody face lying on the side of Township Line Road on the East Pikeland Twp. side. The woman was intoxicated and told the officer that she fell. The 54 year old Schuylkill Twp. woman refused medical treatment and was given a ride home by East Pikeland PD.

***UPDATE and CORRECTION*** Harkins turned himself in at the Philadelphia PD 15th District on 11/06/2017 at 2AM and was not arrested by Doylestown PD as originally reported. Harkins was turned over to the Bensalem Twp. PD on a warrant held by that agency for a bank robbery. Harkins was then transferred to Bucks County Prison in Doylestown after failing to post $1M bail. ...and for those following the #bananabandit thread, investigators have confirmed that Harkins did in fact use a banana stuffed in a knit hat to rob the Pizza Hut in Phoenixville.

**UPDATE ON SEPT. 2 PRIMA LOUNGE SHOOTING** U.S. Marshals Violent Crime Task Force arrested Mustafa Thompson, the Pottstown man wanted for a shooting in the parking lot of the Prima Lounge on September 2nd. Thompson was found in a motel in Horsham Township and taken into custody and transferred to Chester County Prison.

Credit Card Theft Incident On 10/26/2017 at 10:59PM, a woman reported that several credit cards and her ID were stolen from her purse during a 7:30PM movie showing at the Colonial Theater. The suspect, who was seated next to the victim, removed the victim's wallet during the movie and stole the credit cards and her driver's license and replaced the wallet. The suspect and her male companion left before the movie was over and the victim started receiving fraud alerts on her phone. The stolen credit cards were used at several locations in King of Prussia and Philadelphia. The woman in the attached photo is the suspect in the theft. If you know her identity or can provide information, please contact Officer MacDonald at (610)933-1180 Ext. 856

PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY FROM 10/29/2017 to 11/03/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 86 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 6 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 10/30/2017 at 4:40PM, a 26 year old Schuylkill Township man caused a disturbance by screaming and yelling profanity in the Walgreen’s parking lot after his car broke down. The man refused to calm down after being warned several times so he was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. On 10/30/2017 at 7:13PM, police were called back to Walgreens because the same man from the earlier incident was causing a disturbance inside the store and was refusing to leave. The man was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing and released to his mother. On 10/31/2017 at 8:58PM, police responded to the report of a couple involved in a domestic dispute at a residence in the 200 block of Church Street. Officers determined that a 33 year Phoenixville man grabbed his live-in girlfriend by the throat and threw her to the floor. The man was arrested for domestic assault and was sent to Chester County Prison. On 10/31/2017 at 9:32PM, police responded to the report of a heroin overdose at the Sherman Court Apartments. A 37 year old man was unconscious in the bathroom and Officer Komorowski saved him by administering a dose of Narcan. The man was taken to Phoenixville Hospital by EMS for follow-up treatment. On 11/01/2017 at 11:43PM, Officer Fusco stopped a PT Cruiser for a traffic violation at Rt. 23 and W. Bridge Street. The driver, a 23 year old Norristown woman, gave the officer two false names but was eventually identified. The woman had cause to lie - she was wanted by Norristown Police and she was driving with a suspended driver’s license. The woman was arrested, turned over to Norristown PD, and issued a traffic ticket. On 11/02/2017 at 10:39AM, police responded to a disturbance inside a residence in the 300 block of Quick Street. The tenant reported that his roommate held a knife to his chest during the argument but he did not want to press charges against the woman. The victim said he would have the roommate evicted. On 11/02/2017 at 4:06PM, police responded to a road rage incident on Rt. 23 at Rt. 29. The driver of a Ford F-250 pickup was tailgating and laying on his horn in traffic. Officer Dobry located and stopped the truck on Rt. 29 near Prospect Street. The driver, a 49 year old Pennsburg man, admitted to the conduct and explained that he was having a bad day. It didn’t get any better - he was issued a citation for the offense. On 11/02/2017 at 6:15PM, Officer Dobry issued a warning to a 27 year old undomiciled man for urinating in public on the Schuylkill River Trail. On 11/02/2017 at 6:47PM, a man in the unit block of Nutt Road reported his 40 year old roommate missing. According to the caller, his roommate went out on a date the night before and did not come home or report to work that morning. The roommate was entered as a missing person in the national database. At 8:35PM, we learned that the roommate had been arrested in Upper Dublin Twp. for soliciting sex from a minor child. On 11/02/2017 at 7:18PM, Officer Fusco arrested a 27 year Phoenixville man on a criminal warrant for the theft of a package from a resident’s front porch in the 300 block of Third Avenue on October 27th. The theft was captured on a neighbor’s security camera. On 11/02/2017 at 7:59PM, police responded to the report of a lost child at the Harvest Festival Night Market at Riverworks on Main Street. Officer Ansaldo found the 8 year old boy and reunited him with his father. On 11/03/2017 at 12:15AM, police responded to the report of a man rocking out inside his parked Volkswagen on W. Phoenix Drive. Officer Fusco spoke to the man, a 30 year old Phoenixville resident, and he agreed to turn the music off and go inside for the night.

Wanted Person: Miles Vincent Whitney Miles Whitney, 29 years old, formerly of Spring Grove, PA has a warrant for his arrest for a burglary committed on September 29th at a residence in the 300 block of 2nd Avenue. Whitney is undomiciled and is known to be a transient individual. Please contact Detective Natale at (610)933-1180 Ext. 816 if you have information on his whereabouts.

Students from Germany visit Phoenixville as part of the German American Partnership Program. Christine Tavani, a Phoenixville High School teacher, set up the two week visit as part of the school’s exchange program. The students from Germany received a guided tour with Mayor Michael Speck, Officer Duchnosky and Lt. Marshall. Students were informed about our local government operations and asked some great questions. Maybe we will get invited to Oktoberfest next year…. Fingers crossed.

Men Charged with Selling Stolen Guns to Undercover Cops Two Phoenixville men waived their preliminary hearings on gun charges this morning at District Court 15-2-01. Jason Brode and Jeffrey Simmons Sr. were arrested after they sold two stolen firearms to undercover detectives on October 6th. Following the arrests, detectives searched the apartment the men shared in the unit block of Gay Street and two additional firearms were recovered- one of which was also reported stolen. Brode and Simmons Sr. are being held in Chester County Prison awaiting trial. Pictured L to R Brode & Simmons

Two Phoenixville PD members stopped in to visit Holy Family School today during their Halloween event. 🎃 👻 Officer Lee & Corporal Place greeted them in Reeves Park during their parade. They were invited back to the classroom to discuss safety tips. This group is looking pretty, pretty, pretty Good! Stay safe tonight during candy gathering.

UPDATE: ROBBERY SUSPECT APPREHENDED Peter Harkins III was arrested by the Doylestown Township PD this morning and sent to Bucks County Prison after failing to post $1,000,000 bail. Harkins faces additional robbery charges in Bucks County. UPDATE: Wanted Person Peter James HARKINS III Thanks to multiple tips from the community, the Pizza Hut robbery suspect has been identified. Late last night, an arrest warrant was issued for Peter James Harkins III, 40 year old Phoenixville resident. Robbery Suspect On 10/29/2017 at 6:49PM, police responded to the report of a robbery that just occurred at Pizza Hut on Nutt Road. The suspect entered the business with his right hand inside of a black knit hat and implied he had a weapon. The suspect ordered the clerk to open the cash register and grabbed money from the register. The suspect was last seen in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Milligan Street. Please share the attached images of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Patrick Mark at 610-933-1180 Ext. 815.

PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY FROM 10/26/2017 to 10/29/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 72 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 8 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 10/27/2017 at 4:30PM, a student’s bright blue Diamondback mountain bike was stolen from the bike rack at Phoenixville Middle School during the school day. On 10/27/2017 at 4:41PM, Sgt. Sutton observed a man drinking from a 40 ounce bottle of Old English beer while driving on Rt. 23 at Rt. 29. The officer stopped the driver, a 25 year old man from Philadelphia, and learned that his driver’s license was suspended related to a prior DUI. The man was issued two citations for the violations. On 10/27/2017 at 9:54PM, a resident in the 300 block of Third Avenue reported that her home security system captured video of a man stealing two packages from her neighbor’s front porch. Police reviewed the video and identified the thief as a 26 year old Phoenixville man and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On 10/27/2017 at 10:02PM, police responded to the 600 block of Center Street for a car horn sounding for 45 minutes. Officer Ansaldo located the vehicle with the horn malfunction and spoke to the owner who was unable to fix the problem. Officer Ansaldo disconnected the car battery to stop the horn from sounding. On 10/27/2017 at 11:39PM, a resident in the 300 block of Griffen Street reported that someone spray painted his sidewalk blue. The man told police that he would power wash the paint off in the morning. On 10/27/2017 at 11:51PM, Officer Dobry observed a man walking on the sidewalk in the 200 block of Bridge Street with two open bottles of beer in his hand. The officer stopped the man and learned that he had a Chester County bench warrant for unpaid child support. The man, a 30 year old Phoenixville resident, was arrested on the warrant and issued a citation for the open container violation and taken directly to prison. On 10/28/2017 at 1:35AM, Officer Fusco stopped the driver of a Ford pick-up for a traffic violation in the 900 block of Black Rock Road. The driver, a 25 year old man from Royersford, was intoxicated and he was arrested for DUI. The officer searched the truck and found marijuana and a loaded Glock handgun. The man did not have a permit to carry the firearm so he faces additional weapon and drug possession charges. On 10/28/2017 at 2:09AM, Officer Dobry observed a man urinating inside a fenced in backyard in the 200 block of Bridge Street. The man, a 21 year old Phoenixville resident, was intoxicated and he was arrested for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct and released to his mother. On 10/28/2017 at 1:00PM, the owner of Pejey’s Auto Body reported that the rear of his building and two impounded cars were damaged by individuals throwing rocks onto the property. On 10/28/2017 at 5:15PM, police responded to Jones Street and 2nd Avenue for a man passed out in a parked VW Jetta with a syringe in his lap. Officers located a 29 year old Downingtown man who had overdosed on heroin. EMS personnel responded and were able to revive the man. The man was arrested for drug possession and public drunkenness and released to his mother. On 10/29/2017 at 2:29PM, Officer Dobry was on bike patrol in the 200 block of Taylor Alley and observed a Dodge Durango back into a parked car in the municipal parking lot. The officer stopped the driver, a 30 year old Collegeville resident, and determined that he was intoxicated. The man was arrested for DUI and released when he was sober. On 10/29/2017 at 8:05PM, police responded to a hit & run crash at Rt. 23 and Rt. 113. A man driving a white Ford Focus rear ended the victim’s car and then backed up and struck another car. The driver of the Focus then drove south on Rt. 113 and crashed into another car in Schuylkill Township and abandoned the car and ran away from the scene. The driver was tracked to a residence in the 100 block of Dawson Drive where he was arrested for DUI, hit & run, and driving with a suspended driver’s license.

Shoplifting Incident Please help us identify the shoplifter in the photo. On Sunday at about 2PM, the woman stole two bags of merchandise and a fellow shopper's iPhone from the Goodwill Store. Contact Officer Rosario at (610)933-1180 Ext. 847 if you have information.

Trick or Treat! Enjoy the upcoming tradition but make sure your children are safe during the upcoming event. Extra patrols will be out Monday & Tuesday evening.

Snake that Officer Fusco caught on Monday- can anyone ID it?

Guatemalan Kitchen Provides Lunch We would like to thank Hugo and Fany Salazar, owners of Guatemalan Kitchen at 6 Main Street, for the delicious menu samples they provided to the police officers for lunch on Friday! Their restaurant was just named a Chester County Top Restaurant by Philadelphia Inquirer food critic Craig LaBan! Click link for article: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/craig_laban/best-restaurants-chester-county-philadelphia-phoenixville-kennett-square-west-chester.html

PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY FROM 10/23/2017 to 10/26/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 76 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 9 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 10/23/2017 at 5:11PM, Officer Dobry found two people trespassing on the Foundry Building property at 2 N. Main Street. A 40 year old homeless man and his companion, a 46 year old woman from Phoenixville, were issued a warning and sent on their way. The man was drinking a beer so he was issued a citation for the open container ordinance. On 10/23/2017 at 5:17PM, police responded to the report of two men fighting in the middle of the street in the unit block of E. Walnut Street. One of the men, a 48 year old Perkiomen resident, was known to the police and had a warrant for his arrest for threatening to kill his wife. The man was arrested on the warrant and turned over to the PA State Police in Skippack. The other man, a 48 year old Phoenixville resident, was arrested for public drunkenness and released when he was sober. On 10/23/2017 at 5:44PM, police responded to a residence in the 700 block of W. Bridge Street for the report of an intoxicated individual causing a disturbance. The man left the residence before the officers arrived but they located him a couple blocks away. The 56 year old Phoenixville man was arrested for public drunkenness and released when he was sober. On 10/23/2017 at 8:40PM, a resident on Cromby Road called the police because she had a large snake in her front yard. Officer Fusco caught the snake and relocated it to a nearby field. On 10/24/2017 at 12:03AM, police responded to a disturbance in a room at the Pickering Creek Inn. A tenant reported that his roommate grabbed him around the neck and bit his ear. The victim did not want to press charges and the two men agreed to get along. On 10/24/2017 at 1:35AM, police responded to the unit block of E. Walnut Street for the report of an intoxicated person who fell out of his chair on his front porch and could not get up. The officers and EMS personnel helped lift the man but he refused medical treatment. At 2:05AM, the man fell out of his chair again and injured himself. He agreed to go to Phoenixville Hospital the second time. On 10/24/2017 at 12:42PM, a loose dog ran up to a motorist’s car in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue and jumped up against the passenger door. The dog scratched the paint with his claws. Officer Stabilo located the dog’s owner and he agreed to pay for the damage to the car. The man was issued a warning for the loose dog ordinance. On 10/24/2017 at 9:16PM, police responded to the report of an intoxicated person stumbling on the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Officers located a 42 year old Phoenixville resident and she was issued a citation for public drunkenness and released to her mother. On 10/25/2017 at 10:38PM, police responded to the report of a disturbance in an apartment above the Pickering Creek Inn. One of the tenants, a 37 year old man, kicked a window and broke it following an argument with his roommate. The man was issued a citation for criminal mischief for damaging the property. On 10/25/2017 at 11:13PM, Sgt. MacIntyre observed a woman in distress lying on the sidewalk outside of PJ Ryan’s Pub. The woman told the officer that her ex-boyfriend approached her and shoved her causing her head to hit the wall. The ex-boyfriend, a 46 year old Phoenixville resident, left before the officer arrived but he was arrested for harassment by summons. On 10/26/2017 at 6:57PM, police responded to the Prima Lounge on Ringold Street for a disturbance. A patron got into an argument with the bartender and proceeded to throw beer bottles and glasses at her. The patron, a 42 year old Paoli woman, was issued citations for disorderly conduct and harassment but the owner of the bar did not wish to ban the woman from the bar.

Phoenixville’s Finest Among Us- Recruited at an early age to join the police department! The youngest officer in the history of Phoenixville wins competition for driving skills. Jayden showed remarkable driving skills at such an early age especially taking corners at high speeds. (just kidding) Four year old Jayden received a station tour from Officer Knapp recently.

PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY FROM 10/20/2017 to 10/23/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 67 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 4 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 10/20/2017 at 11:23AM, police responded to a residence in the 500 block of Taylor Street for a domestic dispute. Police determined that a 38 year old man assaulted his live-in girlfriend inside the residence. The man was arrested for domestic assault and sent to Chester County Prison. On 10/20/2017 at 12:18PM, police responded to the Phoenixville Care and Rehab nursing home on Main Street for a disturbance and learned that a patient punched another patient in the face in the hallway. The incident was handled by nursing home staff. FOUND BIKES: On 10/20/2017, police recovered two bicycles on the middle school property, a black Verdict BMX bike and a green Roadmaster mountain bike. *Note: Recovered bikes are stored behind the police station- stop in between 8AM-4PM to check if we have your stolen bike. On 10/20/2017 at 7:35PM, police responded to the report of a shirtless man causing a disturbance at the intersection of Church Street and Gay Street. Officers located an intoxicated 40 year old Phoenixville resident and he was arrested for public drunkenness and released when he was sober. On 10/20/2017 at 8:50PM, police responded to the area of Starr Street and 2nd Avenue for an erratic driver in a Nissan SUV. Officer Lee located the vehicle parked in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue. The driver, a 38 year old Phoenixville man, was asleep at the wheel. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. On 10/21/2017 at 1:35AM, Schuylkill Township police received a report of a white Subaru travelling at a high rate of speed on Rt. 23 toward Phoenixville. Officer Heller observed the Subaru speeding through town and stopped the driver at Rt. 23 and Rt. 113. The driver, a 28 year old man from Philadelphia, was intoxicated and he was arrested for DUI. Officers searched the Subaru and found marijuana in the trunk. A passenger, a 25 year Phoenixville resident, claimed ownership of the marijuana so he was charged with drug possession. On 10/21/2017 at 6:00AM, six cars were ticketed and towed for parking in a temporary no parking zone on Main Street. On 10/21/2017 at 8:39AM, police responded to an accident in the Giant food store parking lot. The driver, a 28 year old Phoenixville resident, struck a curb which caused his bumper to fall off and his air bags to deploy. The man did not have a driver’s license so he was issued a citation for the violation and his car was towed. On 10/21/2017 at 7:37PM, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in the 700 block of W. Bridge Street. One of the parties, a 45 year old woman, was issued a citation for harassment after she grabbed her son’s girlfriend around the neck. On 10/22/2017 at 1:05PM, police responded to the report of “loud bang’n and twang’n music” coming from a residence in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The homeowner agreed to turn the music down. On 10/23/2017 at 12:21AM, Officer MacDonald was conducting business checks and found an unsecured door in Franklin Commons. The business was checked and the owner was notified. On 10/23/2017 at 3:58AM, police responded to the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue for a vehicle parked in the middle of the street. The engine was running with the headlights on and two occupants were passed out inside the car. The driver, a 32 year old woman from Spring City, was intoxicated and she was arrested for DUI. On 10/23/2017 at 5:38AM, a resident in the 1100 block of Balley Drive reported that someone poured white paint on his car for the second time in two weeks.

PHOENIXVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY FROM 10/16/2017 to 10/20/2017 POLICE RESPONDED TO 110 CALLS FOR SERVICE INCLUDING 19 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS. THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NOTABLE INCIDENTS. On 10/16/2017 at 7:28PM, police responded to the 100 block of W. Phoenix Drive for individuals soliciting without a permit. Officers located two individuals and they were issued a warning and directed to the municipal building to obtain a permit. On 10/17/2017 at 1:09AM, a 22 year old Phoenixville resident, crashed her 2016 Volkswagen into a utility pole on Rt. 113 near Chester Avenue and was charged with DUI. The driver was transported to Paoli Hospital for treatment. On 10/17/2017 at 12:00PM, a resident in the 300 block of St. Mary’s Street reported that someone stole a laptop and other valuables from his unlocked 2008 Volkswagen Jetta overnight. On 10/17/2017 at 2:09PM, police responded to the Giant shopping center for the report of two young children sleeping in a car in the parking lot. Officers located the children’s mother, a 34 year old East Pikeland resident, and warned her about leaving children under age 6 unattended in a parked car (See statute below) 3701.1. Leaving an unattended child in a motor vehicle. (a) General rule.--A person driving or in charge of a motor vehicle may not permit a child under six years of age to remain unattended in the vehicle when the motor vehicle is out of the person's sight and under circumstances which endanger the health, safety or welfare of the child. On 10/18/2017 at 3:42AM, an employee at the 7-11 store called the police because he locked himself out of the store while taking a smoking break. The owner of the store responded and let the employee in. On 10/18/2017 at 12:20AM, a 51 year old Schwenksville resident reported that she left her purse in a shopping cart in the Kmart parking lot at 11:00AM. When she returned an hour later, her purse was gone and it had not been turned into lost & found inside the store. Investigators are reviewing video from the parking lot. On 10/18/2017 at 11:53PM, Officer Stabilo observed a motorist driving without his headlights on in the 200 block of Bridge Street. The officer stopped the 27 year old Limerick man and determined that he was intoxicated. The driver was arrested for DUI and released to a friend. On 10/19/2017 at 4:47PM, Officer Dobry was on bike patrol and encountered a man drinking beer under the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge. The 45 year old Phoenixville resident was issued a citation for the ordinance violation. On 10/19/2017 at 7:30PM, a woman walked out of the Phoenixville Hospital ER with an IV in her arm. Officers searched the area for the woman and went to her residence. A family member told the officers that the woman came home and then went to the casino. On 10/20/2017 at 1:45AM, police responded to the Prima Lounge for a disturbance. A 51 year old Phoenixville woman reported that a male patron walked up behind her and pulled her skirt up. The woman slapped the man in the face and followed him into the parking lot where he threatened to run her over with his car. Police are reviewing video footage of the incident.