A book keeper in the Law Library at the Montgomery County Courthouse has been charged with theft. Investigators allege 56-year-old Barbara Melnyk of Norristown stole about $2,600 from taxpayers and used the money to buy college textbooks for her daughter. Law enforcement officials also say another $27,000 is missing and more arrests could be in the work.
Lansdale Borough police are looking for the driver of a hit and run truck. Police say a white pick up truck, described as a Ford F-250, backed into an unoccupied Mazda CX-7 outside the Third and Walnut Bar on June 7th just before 9:30 in the evening. The Mazda sustained damage. Anyone with info can to call Lansdale Borough police at 215-368-1801. Witnesses say, the two occupants in the car were described as a white male and white female.
The director of the Upper Bucks Senior Center has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from the facility. 60-year-old Rose O'Brien had been credited with keeping the center going after it was burned out of its Quakertown location six years ago. Most recently its been operating out of the Milford Township Fire Company social hall. O'Brien is charged with taking more than $22,000 from the center by wriitng 26 checks on its bank account.
A Lansdale Borough teen is behind bars. Police say he stabbed his brother at around 6pm on Sunday. It happened on the 300 block of West 6th street. Police say the stabbing happened as a result of a heated argument. His brother is believed to be in his early 20’s. Police say, multiple charges have been filed against the teen, including two counts of felony aggravated assault. His brother was treated at Abington Memorial Hospital. The teen is being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility after failing to post 20-thousand dollars bail.