Police Blotter: Ardmore Vehicle Theft, Attempted Penn Wynne Break-In
The following incidents were reported by the Lower Merion Police Department.
Lower Merion police reported the following incidents to news media on Monday afternoon. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Missing property: Jewelry of unknown value was reported missing from an apartment on the unit block of Ardmore Avenue on Sept. 14, police said. The jewelry is believed to have been stolen, police said; there were no signs of forced entry at the apartment.
Graffiti: Graffiti, drawn with a black permanent Sharpie marker, was discovered on the unit block of West Lancaster Avenue in the alley by Past Present Future and Merion Art and Repro, police said.
Theft: A bike and its U-lock was stolen from the Wynnewood Train Station sometime between Sept. 7 and 10, police. The 18-speed mountain bike is valued at about $200, according to police.
Attempted burglary: On Sept. 10, someone attempted to break into a home on the 200 block of Rock Glen Rd. in Penn Wynne, according to the police report. The burglar cut screens on three separate windows and tried to push them in, but security tabs on the windows prevented entry, police said.
Underage drinking: At 3:09 a.m. on Sept. 15, police responded to a call of an unconscious freshman, age 18, at a St. Joseph’s University dorm. He was taken to Lankenau Hospital for treatment and cited for underage drinking, police said.
Vehicle theft: A Holland Avenue resident had her car stolen on Sept. 16, according to police. Several months ago, the woman had her purse, along with her identification and car keys, stolen from a fast food restaurant outside of Lower Merion, according to the report. The car is a 2004 Mercury Ford Sable, police said.
A burglar also stole $40,000 in jewelry from a Merion Station home this week, according to police. Read more.