Hatfield Township Police have a little more information in connection with the attempted luring of a 9-year-old boy on Wheatfield Circle in Hatfield Borough, just after ten Monday morning. A witness has come forward with a partial tag of the maroon van the suspect was driving. It’s a Pennsylvania tag with the letters Y-H-E. The boy told police the suspect was in his mid-30 with a salt and pepper goatee, but did not know the race of the man. The maroon van has damage to the driver’s side front fender. Hatfield Township police are urging parents to talk with thier children concerning safety when strangers approach them. Anyone with further information is asked to call the Hatfield Township Police Detective division at 215-855-0903
It was a shot that was accidentally fired, according court documents, but the bullet sailed through the neighbor’s storm door. Lansdale Police say, it happened at a party on May 3rd on York Road when 58-year-old, Gordon Arthur, inadvertently fired at gun in his home. Arthur made an apology to the neighbor, just after the police arrived. Police determined the bullet came from a 9mm hand gun. Police filed charges, including recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. Arthur has a legal permit to carry a firearm. He faces a court date on November 20th
Hatfield Township Police are investigating an attempted child luring in the area of Wheatfield Circle, Hatfield Borough. Police say, it happened just after 10am Monday when a 9-year-old boy was riding his bike. He was stopped by a man in a maroon work van. The suspect ordered the boy to get in the van. The boy sped away on his bike and the suspect drove off. The suspect is described as being in his mid 30’s with a salt and pepper goatee. The boy was unable to determine the suspect’s race. Police say the maroon van has damage to the front driver’s side fender. Anyone who may witnessed the incident is urged to call the Hatfield Township Police Detective Division at 215-855-0903.
Lower Salford Police Officers have a new four year contract that starts in 2014 through 2017. The current contract is due to expire at the end of the year. The new accord calls for a raise of 2.75 percent in the first year and a three percent increase for 2015,16 and 17. First year officers earn a salary of 52,554 dollars. The insurance portion of the contract provides an H-M-O. Officers can opt for the
P-P-O, but that plan comes at a higher cost.