A man who once lived in Lansdale will soon be in front of a Montgomery County Judge to answer for an alleged crime spree of theft, burglaries and identity theft that date back to 2005. Authorities say 37-year-old Haun Nguyen faces 22-felony charges stemming from burglaries at the silk factory lofts apartments in Lansdale in 2009. he was also connected to a 2005 jewelry heist in Philadelphia that netted 130-grand. Nguyen fled to Florida where he stole another man’s identity. Nguyen once lived at the silk factory apartments, but failed to pay his rent. various items belonging to residents were found in his loft. he also threatened his then girlfriend after she noticed a box of items and gun in his possession. Nguyen faces a may 16th court date.
Montgomery Township on Taylor Road. The blaze erupted Wednesday morning just before 9:30 inside a piece of drywall. Firefighters were able to minimize the damage by quickly extinguishing the flames before they could spread. The fire was brought under control in 15 minutes. Fire officials say, no family members were injured as a result of the fire. It’s possible the fire may have been sparked by a wood burning stove. The investigation continues. Montgomery Township, Colmar, Lansdale, Hatfield and Hilltown Fire Companies responded to the fire.
A doctor who worked out of a Lafayette Hill office is in some hot water with authorities after being accused of writing prescriptions to drugs to three drug-dependent patients. Court records show that people who visited the office of doctor Michael Rosen referred to him as “doctor feel good.” After interviewing patients, dating back to 2011, police found that Rosen would prescribe drugs to patients even if they were not suffering from a particular condition, and he failed to check for symptoms. Rosen was released on bail after being arrested earlier this month on drug charges. Among the drugs Rosen prescribed, oxycodon and percocet. Rosen face a hearing may 21st
Tinicum Township Police have charged a 64-year-old woman in connection with stealing a large sum of money from a 93-year-old woman. Danawa Buchanan is accused of taking close to 320-thousand dollars from Angelina Darago. The investigation revealed that Buchanan became close with Darago’s brother, Frank, who left his sister in his will. Police say when he died in 2009, Buchanan was able to assume power of attorney over Angelina, who was living with her brother before his passing. Police say, Buchanan began funneling the money through a fake branch of the Cherokee Nation. Buchanan, who says she is a native American, was released after posting 500-thousand dollars bail on Tuesdday. The investigation also shows that Buchanan paid herself a salary of 54-thousand dollars for taking care of Angelina Darago. Buchanan allegedly spent a hefty portion of the money between 2010 and 2012,including the purchase of a home on River Road in Tinicum Township. Bucks County Court has set a hearing for Buchanan on May 13th. Buchanan faces charges of theft by deception and additional offenses.