Vehicle Stolen, DUI Arrest Among Ardmore Police Incidents

A roundup of calls to police the week of April 8-21 in Ardmore, Wynnewood and Merion Station.

Theft of Vehicle

On April 15, it was reported that a white 2005 Ford Explorer SUV was parked at 11:15 a.m. in front of a building in the 100 block of Sheldon Lane in Ardmore. By about 3 p.m., it was gone. The victim said she left the keys in the center consol because it was equipped with a keypad entry system. There was no broken glass on the scene.

Theft From Car

A tablet computer, bag of loose change, Samsung Bluetooth phone earpiece and power inverter car to outlet electric conversion cord were taken from a car parked in the 600 block of Montgomery School Lane in Wynnewood.  The victim said he parked his car in his driveway at 8 p.m. on April 15, and returned the following morning at 8 a.m. The car had been unlocked.


On April 16, it was reported that on April 8 at about 10:30 a.m. a Lower Merion High School student put his cell phone and computer in his backpack, which he put in a locker room before his gym class. At about 11:30 a.m., he noticed that the phone and school-issued laptop were gone.


A purple Canondale Mountain Bike was reported stolen from a home in the 300 block of Grays Lane in Haverford. The bike went missing between April 16 and 17.


A student at Friends Central School reported that a black iPhone 4, $30, numerous debit cards and school identification were stolen from a backpack between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. on April 15. The backpack had been left in a locker room.

Criminal Mischief

A woman reported that her car was keyed in the 100 block of Coulter Avenue in Ardmore on April 19 between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Criminal Mischief

A woman reported that her car was scratched while parked in the parking lot of Wynnewood House Apartments. She reported April 19 that it was scratched between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. According to police, her car was parked very close to the car next to it, making it very difficult for someone to get in or out of the car.

Criminal Mischief

Someone threw a rock through the front door of the Wine and Spirits Store in Ardmore in the early morning of April 20. Nothing was taken from the store.

DUI Arrest

A 34-year-old man from Havertown was arrested for DUI after he was pulled over at Lancaster and Wynnewood avenues in Wynnewood on April 21 just before 2 a.m. He registered a BAC of .170 percent.


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