A crash in Montgomery Township injuries three drivers, police say the crash happened a little after 1pm Thursday near the intersection of Route-309 and North Wales Road when a car was leaving a fast food restaurant, moments later the car and two other vehicles impacted each other. One driver had to be extricated. Police say, there was no damage to nearby properties or electric lines.
A Towamencin Township woman faces 15 to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a crash on the evening of April 26th on route 309 in Hatfield Township near Sterling drive, where she hit one teen walking on the side of the road and injured another. 32-year-old Sarah Derstein was under the influence and texting at the time of the crash. She’s been ordered to have a psychological evaluation before being sentenced. 15 year old, Dennis Kee was killed and his friend, 15 year old Deshawn Page was injured.
A bizarre incident on a school bus in North Wales last Wednesday lands the parents of a student behind bars over the alleged bullying of their son. Police say, the bus was stopped at around 4pm on Elm Street by Christina and Christopher Gring. According to court records, the bus driver let Christina Gring in the bus because the driver thought her son may have forgotten something, but police say, Gring began questioning children to the point where many began to cry and hide. Police say Christopher Gring stood at the steps of the bus and launched a verbal assault at the students, one of his comments threatened violence. The Grings were arrested and signed statements admitting what they had done. The couple is being held in the Montgomery County Prison on 10-thousand dollars bail. They face a November 5th hearing. Their son is with a relative. The bus was carrying students from North Wales Elementary School.
The man convicted and sentenced 20 to 66 years for selling the gun that killed officer brad fox continues to seek a reduced sentence. Michael Henry sold nine guns, one was a 9-milemeter Beretta, used by Charles Thomas to kill the five year Plymouth Township Police veteran following a car chase that turned to a foot pursuit on September 18th, 2012. Thomas then turned the gun on himself. Henry, through his lawyer, called the trial a circus atmosphere. Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney, Thomas McGoldrick wrote in detail about the pain and anguish that Henry’s actions has caused the Fox family, the Plymouth township police department and the public. There’s no word yet if a judge will hear Henry’s request to get his sentence reduced.