Judge Denies Man’s Request For House Arrest in 2010 DUI

It’s been three years since a North Wales man was involved in a crash while under the influence of marijuana and cocaine. The 57-year-old man will now pay the price for his actions on August 22nd, 2010 on Valley Forge Road in Towamencin Township. John Heffernan was sentenced 3 to 23 months in jail. A Pottstown woman suffered serious injuries as a result of the multi-vehicle crash. A judge denied a Heffernan’s request for house arrest.

Bank Robbed in Bucks County

Police in Bucks County have the dragnet out for a bank bandit.   The suspect robbed the PNC Bank branch on West Trenton Avenue in Falls Township on Friday morning.   Investigators say he handed a teller a note demanding money and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.   No weapon was displayed during the robbery.   The suspect is described as a six foot tall white man with a stocky build.   He wore a dark hoodie, black gloves and had a dark scarf covering his face.   This is the second bank on West Trenton Avenue to be robbed in less than a month.   A nearby TD Bank branch was held up on March 23rd.

Landlord Says Renter Threatened Him, Court Date Set

An incident that happened in early March Between a 23-year-old man and his landlord is headed to court. Police records show that William Kane became involved in a fight with his landlord after the landlord complained to kane about a late rent payment. Police say an argument ensued and Kane attacked the landlord with a knife. The landlord, who was renting out his basement to kane, ran from the basement and locked the door. The landlord called kane’s father, instead of the police. kane, according to a police report,left the property, he returned with a tire iron and threatened the landlord after his belongings were placed outside the property. A judge threw out a charge of aggravated assault, but Kane will face six other charges, including three counts of misdemeanor simple assault. Kane was released on 10-thousand dollars bail. He faces a May 22nd arraignment in Montgomery County Court.

Death of Teenager Ruled Accidental

The Montgomery County Coroner says the death of a 14-year-old girl in King of Prussia Tuesday night was accidental.   She tumbled from an 8th floor window at the Marquis Apartments on Dekalb Pike after being sent to her room for a disciplinary problem by her foster parents.  Investigators say the girl apparently intended to use a makeshift rope made of shoelaces and electrical cords to climb down to the ground but fell before she got onto it.    

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