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Crime Stats: Counterfeiting, Fraud

A roundup of police calls the week of Jan. 7-13 in Ardmore, Merion, Wynnewood and Haverford.

Lower Merion police responded to approximately 348 calls the week ending Jan. 13 throughout Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood, Penn Wynne and Haverford, down from 353 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 Jan. 7 to Jan. 13, the police calls (which do not necessarily indicate arrests were made or charges filed) included:

  • Counterfeiting, on the unit block of Rittenhouse Pl in Ardmore at 11:02 a.m. on Jan. 7
  • 5 domestic disputes
  • 1 case of marijuana possession
  • 2 DUIs
  • 3 fires
  • 5 cases of fraud
  • 1 case of public drunkenness
  • 1 theft from a vehicle, 1 retail theft, and two other thefts
  • 1 attempted vehicle theft in Ardmore

See the full list in the attached PDF.

Mr. Wynnewood January 28, 2013 at 07:04 PM
I for one feel very safe that LMPD is guarding the parking lot at the Wynnewood train station, the parking lot behind the Staples in Narberth, the parking lot of the Gateway School in Penn Valley and the Main Line News Bldg on Lancaster Ave in Wynnewood........to name just a few of the parking lots currently under guard. These must be very valuable parking lots because hour after hour, night after night you can see an LMPD "patrol" car there idling. This being the case may I suggest we change the name of the vehicle from patrol car to "idle" car.

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