The Montgomery County D-A’s Office has arrested the former Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Company Treasurer in connection with the theft of nearly 250-thousand dollars. D-A Risa Ferman says an accounting of funds revealed that Ken Nolan used fire company money for personal expenses between 2006 and 2012, including trips to Jamaica, China and 15 trips to Las Vegas, where he spent funds from the fire company on his daughter’s wedding. Nolan, according to records, obtained the money through the fire company’s bank accounts and credit cards. He was voted out as Treasurer, a volunteer position, in 2012.
A 80-year-old Plymouth Meeting man faces a court hearing after being accused of trying to buy a gun, despite his conviction on child porn charges in 2007. State Police say Julius Cuthbertson attempted to purchase a gun in October of last year at a Skippack gun shop. According to court records, Cuthbertson did not reveal he had an arrest record. Anyone convicted of a felony in Pennsylvania is prohibited from owning or possessing a gun. Cutherbson will be in court Tuesday for preliminary hearing.
Police in Bucks County have the dragnet out for a child snatcher. Investigators say the man tried to kidnap an eight year old girl while she played in her backyard in Morrisville. The girl escaped after she bit the hand of the suspect as he held it over her mouth to stifle a scream. The man escaped in a newer model sedan. Police have video of the car from a nearby security camera.
Lansdale Borough Police are reminding drivers about construction of sewer lines at the intersection of South Broad Street and Jenkins Avenue. Sergeant Alex Kromdyk says the work will begin Wednesday.
“Any traffic traveling on South Board Street, they will not be allowed to turn on to Jenkins Avenue. That intersection will be shut down. Traffic on South Broad Street itself will remain open.”
Kromdyk says, the work should take two to three days to complete. The work will be done during the day time hours. Kromdyk expects the drivers will be permitted to use Jenkins Avenue off of South Broad Street through the nighttime hours.