Weekly Crime Stats: 10 Thefts, 5 Burglaries
A roundup of police activity from the Ardmore, Wynnewood, Merion area the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2.
Lower Merion police responded to approximately 389 calls the week of Aug. 27 throughout Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood, Penn Wynne and Haverford, only slightly higher than the number of calls for service received the previous week.
A version of the department's most recent report, sorted by the type of incident and culled of incidents throughout the rest of Lower Merion, is attached to this article.
Patch also has reported some incidents from the week of Aug. 27 that were relayed in a police briefing.
From Aug. 27 to Sept. 2, the police calls (which do not necessarily indicate arrests were made or charges filed) included:
- Five burglaries: two non-residential burglaries at night, and three residential burglaries
- Seven reports of criminal mischief
- Two incidents of drug possession
- One DUI
- Three fires
- 12 car accidents with property damage
- 10 thefts, including three bicycle thefts
See the complete list in the attached PDF.