A 41 year old Hatfield Township man is headed to prison after being sentenced in connection with robbing a woman in a Lansdale Borough parking lot, in the area of South Broad Street and Jenkins Avenue, last October. Police say, the robbery happened near a sports bar. Stacey Beckett plead guilty to the robbery. He will serve a term of 33 months to six years in the Montgomery county prison. According to court records, Beckett previously served time in prison for burglaries in the North Penn area.
A burglary that started in Lansdale Borough and ended in a police chase in Montgomery Township leads to a prison sentence for 32-year-old Ronald Solomon. Lansdale Borough Police say, Solomon burglarized a recycling business on West 7th Street, just before 8am, on January 12th. Police spotted Solomon’s vehicle and attempted to pull him over, but he fled through the borough at a high rate of speed. Police say, he tried to dump the property he stole at another business. He then continued his flight from police, driving to his ex-wife’s residence in Montgomery Township. Police arrested him in the bathroom of the home. Solomon, of South Chestnut Street, Lansdale Borough, will serve a prison term of up to 23 months. According to court records, Solomon has already served just over a month of prison time.