Police Blotter: Quiet Week in Ardmore, Merion & Wynnewood

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

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

Attempted burglary

Police investigating after a report of a suspicious vehicle Jan. 25 on the 1200 block of Drayton Lane in Penn Wynne found pry marks on a doorway. The marks were apparently left between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.; the house was not entered.

Theft from motor vehicle

A laptop computer, iPod, headphones and loose change—total value: about $1,700—were taken from an unlocked Infiniti between 10 p.m. Jan. 25 and 9 a.m. Jan. 26 on the first block of Holland Avenue in Ardmore.


A woman from the 1400 block of Sunny Hill Lane in Havertown was arrested about 2:40 a.m. Jan. 27 after being pulled over on City Avenue in the St. Joseph's University area of Merion Station. Her blood alcohol content measured 0.121, police said.


A 35-year-old Ardmore man was arrested about 11:45 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Montgomery Avenue and Winding Way in Merion Station. His blood alcohol content measured 0.225, police said.


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