An East Greenville man faces a slew of charges after police say he led them on a high speed chase and then a foot chase. Towamencin Township Police say, the incident happened Wednesday morning around 2:30 when an officer pulled over 23-year-old David Yenen. Police say, Yenen got off the turnpike and was spotted by an officer driving at a high rate of speed on Sumneytown Pike. The officer pulled over Yenen and was walking toward Yenen’s vehicle when he turned on the ignition and took off. Police say, Yenen ditched his car at Orvilla road near Weikel road and started running toward Welsh road. Officers caught up with Yenen on Clearview Street in Hatfield Township hiding behind some bushes just before 3:30. Police say, Yenen refused a blood test and consistently uttered profanity at officers. A breathalyzer showed Yenen was drinking alcohol. Police discovered Yenen was driving with a suspended license. Yenen, who faces an October 8th hearing, faces 11 charges, including reckless driving and eluding police. He’s in jail after failing to post bail.
A one time firefighter and another firefighter who was with the Sellersville Fire Company on a probationary period, are charged in connection with an inferno at an abandoned building in Sellersville that was torched on September 11th, sending 200 firefighters from the region to the scene. 18 year-old, Cody Wagenseller, who was a probationary member of the Sellersville Fire Company and 19 year-old Adam Weaver, a former firefighter, were charged with various counts of arson. The duo also admitted to starting a list of other fires.
It's probation for a Bucks County man involved in a two car crash on the Route 611 Bypass near Doylestown during a drag race with another driver earlier this year. Investigators say 21-year-old Jeff Bender of Bedminster was going more than 150 miles per hour when he lost control of his car. He was severely injured in the accident. The other driver involved in the drag race was also put on probation at his sentencing earlier this month.
A 27-year-old man faces more burglary charges in connection with thefts in August in Skippack and according to police, other locations in Montgomery County. Police charged Royersford resident, Andrew Top with a list of charges. Police say, on August 21st a homeowner in Perkiomen Township spotted a car at around 11:30 in the morning coming out of the his driveway when he returned home. Police say, the homeowner followed the car, got the plate number and called police. The State Police Criminal Investigation Unit stopped a white Acura at a convenience store in Upper Providence Township. Troopers served Top with a search warrant on his car and home, finding stolen items from the home in Upper Perkiomen Township and another home in Skippack on Reginald Lane. Police say, Top is responsible for the theft of thousands of dollars in property from homes. Top was sent to prison in 2005 for a term of 18-to-25 months. In 2009 he was sentenced again for more burglaries. He was released this past June.