Despite smashing head-on into a utility pole, the driver not only survived the crash, but was not injured during the impact. Upper Gwynedd Township Police say it happened at around noon Sunday. Police say, the driver, a man in his mid 20’s, told officers he tried to swerve his vehicle when he saw something moving across the road. The pole, at the intersection of Sumneytown pike and Royal avenue, was nearly pushed to the ground with wires ripped and dangling, No one reported power loss in the area.
A Towamencin Township man will spend the next 15 to 30 years in prison for the killing of his three month old son. Jameel East received the prison time in connection with the death of his three month old son, Enzo, on June 25TH of 2011. East plead guilty to third degree murder. Court records show that east became enraged when his son threw-up on him. Prosecutors say, East then hit Enzo’s head against the bathroom sink, causing two skull fractures, which led to the child’s death.
Twenty arrests were made during a Montgomery County Sheriff Department roundup of deadbeat parents earlier this month. They put up about $20,000 in back child support payments to get out of jail. Sheriff Eileen Behr says this should be a wake up call for others that are in arrears. Before the roundup, those behind on their child support payments were given a week to turn themselves in to negotiate a payment plan without fear of going to jail.
A 55-year-old Lansdale man, who was last seen on the last day of May, has been found. Lansdale Borough Police say, a person at the Lansdale Train Station, who knew of the man’s disappearance, recognized him and called police. Officers arrived just before 6PM Wednesday and determined that Patrick Malone was the 55-year-old man reported missing by his family. officers drove Malone back to the police station where he contacted his family. Police released information about Malone’s disappearance and thanked the public for its help in the search.