Lansdale Man Killed in Early Morning Crash
Pennsylvania State Police say a Lansdale man, who was a passenger in a Honda Civic, was thrown from the car after it hit a utility pole in Salford Township just after 12am Tuesday. Troopers arrived on the scene to find the car sliced down the middle after it impacted the utility pole. State Police say, 21-year-old, Ryan Petrille, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene on Route 563, in the area of Sugar Hill Road. The Driver, 21-year-old Sean Sperl, also of Lansdale, was treated at the hospital for his injuries. According to accident investigation, speed was a factor in the crash.
Franconia Twp. Police Give Tips On Home Security
Last week two homes in Franconia Township were burglarized. In one case, the perpetrators simply kicked the door in. Franconia Township Police Chief Joe Koseniewski, urges resident to be prepared when they’re not home. He recommends a good dead bolt steal door, and suggests another method of protection.
“Now the alarm systems with the current technology have become so much more affordable and more dependable they’re actually worth looking in to an investment there. If anyone wants to call the police department we have officers trained in crime prevention techniques that can offer them tips on how to harden their house.”
Chief Koseniewski says, some people still leave their doors unlocked. he says burglars often case homes by knocking on the door to see if anyone is home. if someone is home, they say they got the wrong house. If no one answers they simply open the door and walk in or try to break in.