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.
Two men and a woman face a combined total of 97 charges in connection with a theft ring that targeted metal manufacturing and recycling businesses. The businesses in Hatfield township were burglarized between October and April. Police say, 27-year-old Michael Dasburg of Allentown and 25-year-old Robert McBrien of Quakertown face 61 charges, including multiple counts of felony burglary. 25-year-old, Heather Benner of Sellersville faces 36 charges. Police say Benner was the driver. She was released after posting bail. Dasburg and McBrien remain behind bars in lieu of 25-thousand dollars each.
A Lansdale man will do a stint in prison after coming clean about his activities with heroin. Police say 34-year-old Paul Gensert admitted to selling heroin in the Lansdale Borough and violating his probation on a previous run-in with the law. Gensert will spend 11 ½ to 23 months behind bars for selling heroin between January and February.
Despite smashing head-on into a utility pole, the driver not only survived the crash, but was not injured during the impact. Upper Gwynedd Township Police say it happened at around noon Sunday. Police say, the driver, a man in his mid 20’s, told officers he tried to swerve his vehicle when he saw something moving across the road. The pole, at the intersection of Sumneytown pike and Royal avenue, was nearly pushed to the ground with wires ripped and dangling, No one reported power loss in the area.