The peace of Easter Sunday is rattled when gunshots ring out in Lansdale Borough on the unit block of Ridge Street. Lansdale Borough Police Sergeant, Alex Kromdyk says the incident happened at around 4pm Sunday when Karim Walker opened fire on his girlfriend's brothers, a situation that had been brewing for several weeks.
”This wasn’t a random act, this wasn’t a robbery. It was a domestic related incident. We have a 20-year-old man from North Philadelphia in custody. He was found in his car following the incident”
Police Charged Karim Walker with attempted murder and weapons offenses. Walker was stopped by Lower Gwynedd Twonship Police on Route-309 shortly after the shooting.No one was injured as a result of the gun fire. Walker is in the Montgomery County Prison on 500-thousand dollars bail. He faces an April 9th preliminary hearing.
A Montgomery Township man could face a prison term from 10 to 20 years after telling police and a judge that he sexually assaulted an 11-year-girl. The incidents happened in 2011 when Kareem Richardson was 18-years-old. An investigation in June of 2011 determined that Richardson sexually assaulted the 11-year-old when she was in his company. The young girl told a person close to her that Richardson had sexually assaulted her. she also told police about the sexual abuse. Richardson could also be declared a sexual predator under Megan’s law.
An Upper Merion man was called “The Demon” for his actions between 2001 and 2005. 52-year-old, Burt Ludin’s past caught up with him in a Montgomery Court Room as his victims were able to confront him for molesting them when they were 11 to 15 years old. Court records show that Ludin molested and sexually assaulted three of the boys during that time and showed pornography to a 4th teen. Prosecutors, in asking the Judge to Ludin additional prison time, say Luden molested the boys at various locations in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Ludin was Sentenced from 17 to 34 years in prison.
Upper Gwynedd Police say two teens and an adult were injured in a two car crash Tuesday night at around 7 at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Point Pike. According to Police, the male teen driver drove through the stop sign at Park Avenue and the Sedan he was driving was immediately hit by an s-u-v, driving north on West Point Pike. The two vehicles came to rest on a corner with one of the vehicles hitting a home. No structural damage was caused, but the home’s gas meter was damaged. Fire officials had to help the teen driving the sedan get out of the car. The female teen passenger was flown to a Philadelphia Hospital. The male teen driver and the adult female driver of the s-u-v were transported to Abington Health Lansdale hospital.