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.
Whitpain Township police have the dragnet out for a bank robber. Investigators say a man is his 30s held up the T-D bank branch on Swede Road yesterday afternoon. The suspect handed a teller a demand note and said he had a gun though a weapon was not displayed. The bandit escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The FBI has joined the hunt for the suspect and has labeled him armed and dangerous.
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
42-year-old Jairo Castillo, a one-time resident of the Souderton Garden Apartments will face time in prison on guilty plea. Castillo, according to court records, was involved with a 14 year old gild and a 17 year old girl in October of 2011. He was charged with various offenses, including deviate sexual intercourse and corrupting minors. Judge Joseph Smyth sentenced Castillo to a prison term of five to ten years. Castillo sexually assaulted the 14-year-old while she was babysitting. She reported the incident to police. The 17-year-old girl told police that Castillo gave her vodka to drink during a sexual encounter at his apartment. Police say, Castillo made threats to the two teens if they mentioned to anyone what had happened.