A 46-year-old book keeper faces a court date after police accuse her of stealing from personal and business accounts. Hilltown Township Police say, Lisa Rascher diverted cash to from the victim’s personal and business accounts to herself. The total take, according to police, more than 900-thousand dollars. Police say, Rascher carried out the plot over a four year period, beginning in December in 2007 until May of 2011. Hilltown Township Police started an investigation last august after the victim discovered that money a large amount of money was missing. Rascher is charge with forgery, identity theft, access device fraud and related offenses. she was released on 100,000 bail
A Towamencin Township man who allegedly exposed himself to two boys and a married couple earlier this summer will face trail. According to Police, 60-year-old, Thomas Clifford committed the acts at the Main Street Apartments, where he was living at the time. The first incident happened on June 26th when Clifford, according to police, exposed himself to two boys who were taking out trash. the mother of the boys confronted clifford, but he allegedly responded to the woman with a lewd gesture. Clifford was arrested and released on 5,000 bail. On June 30th, Police say, Clifford struck again, waiving his genitals at a married couple from inside the sliding glass doors of his apartment. The management has since ended his lease. He was released on 50-thousand dollars unsecured bail. A psychological evaluation will be scheduled for Clifford before his trial date, scheduled for September 11th.
A construction worker is killed in Montgomery Township. Police say, the worker came in contact with a piece of road paving equipment on Treeline Drive Tuesday afternoon. He died at the scene. Montgomery County Detectives are investigating the death, but it appears to be an accident, according to Montgomery Township Police.
Vandals strike an 18th century home, leaving a path of destruction inside the classic dwelling. The home, located on the 500 block of Bethlehem pike, was not occupied, but the owner regularly visits. It’s been in the family for 100 years, according to the owner. 11 windows were smashed out, graffiti and red oil paint were spattered on the walls and a kitchen appliance. A small hand print in red paint was also discovered, a clue that may help police. The damage to the home is estimated in the thousands. It’s believed the vandals entered the home sometime over the weekend or Monday. The owner found the home in shambles on Tuesday. Anyone with information is asked to call Montgomery Township Police at 215-362-2301