Police Blotter: Man Drives Drunk On 3 Tires In Wynnewood

The following information has been provided by the Lower Merion Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.

On Monday afternoon, Lower Merion police reported to news media the following incidents from the past week in Ardmore and Wynnewood:

Burglary: Sometime between June 1 and 14, a vacant home on the 500 block of Hamilton Road in Wynnewood was broken into, according to police. The caretakers of the property found the rear door standing open, police said, and it is unknown if anything is missing.

Public drunkenness at Ardmore Train Station: At 1:15 a.m. on June 14, a police officer saw a 23-year-old man staggering along by the train tracks near the Ardmore Train Station, police said. The officer stopped the man and placed him under arrest, citing him for public intoxication, according to the police report. 

Public drunkenness near Verizon Wireless store: At 2:21 a.m. on June 13, police responded to a report of a drunk man outside the in the Ardmore West shopping center on W. Lancaster Ave. The 30-year-old man, who had a small amount of blood on his shirt, police said, was unable to maintain his balance. Police called an ambulance but no medical treatment was required, and the Ardmore man was arrested and cited for public intoxication, according to the police report.

DUI: A man driving on three tires was cited for driving under the influence on June 18. At 2:09 a.m. on Monday morning, an officer heard a loud metal scraping sound and saw a truck missing a rear tire driving on its metal rim. After the vehicle turned right on a red light at a “No Turn on Red” sign, the officer stopped the vehicle. The 38-year-old Philadelphia resident was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. He registered .21 on a blood alcohol content test, police said.

Also reported this week to news media were .


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