Crime Stats: Assaults in Ardmore and Overbrook

A roundup of police calls the week ending Dec. 30 in Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood and Haverford.

Lower Merion police responded to approximately 294 calls the week ending Dec. 30 throughout Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood, Penn Wynne and Haverford, down from 317 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.

From Dec. 24 to 30, the police calls (which do not necessarily indicate arrests were made or charges filed) included:

  • 1 case of drug possession (marijuana)
  • 1 DUI
  • Three fires
  • 14 car accidents with property damage
  • 3 counts of public drunkenness
  • 2 simple assaults: one at 2:43 a.m. on Christmas on the 100 block of Lancaster Ave. in Overbrook, the other, at 2:14 a.m. on Dec. 27 on the unit block of Rittenhouse Place
  • 2 thefts of over $200

See the full list in the attached PDF.


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