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Chief David Splain today (Jan. 10, 2023) announced the arrest of a Glenolden man in the attempted theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in the lot of the Crum Creek Valley Condominiums back in September. George Paul Greller Jr.,44, of the 100 block of East Glenolden Avenue, was...
Police Chief David Splain today announced criminal charges against Curtis Harold Holmes, 52, of the 600 block of Vernon Street in the South Media section of Nether Providence Township. Holmes is charged with false alarm to agencies of public safety and terroristic threats, both first-degree...
Clifton Russell Knapp
On December 12, 2022, at approximately 6:50 am, the Nether Providence Township Police Department was dispatched to the area of 501 Plush Mill Rd. for the one-vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Officers arrived on the scene and located a single vehicle off the roadway and unoccupied. A...
Joshua McLaughlin
Narcotics Arrest: December 10, 2022, at approximately 10:00 pm, Officer Michael Dolan was on patrol on Harvey Rd. at Ash Rd. and observed a white male enter a parked vehicle on Ash Road. The male entered a car that Officer Dolan had just learned that the registration had returned to a wanted person...
Martin,David W
On 11/08/2022, at about 2339 hours, officers of the Nether Providence Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Forrest Street for a 911 call, 71 year old male yelling for help. Officers arrived and made contact with the caller/victim who had visible injuries. The victim, who resides with the...
Robert Eugene LAGERA
WANTED: Robert Eugene LAGERA (32) of the City of Philadelphia. Victim reported losing their bank card in early May 2021 while shopping in Nether Providence Twp. Victim was later notified by their bank that several transactions were both attempted and completed against their bank card. The card was...
This afternoon at 2:56 pm, the Marple Twp. Police Department pursued a stolen vehicle which ended in a motor vehicle crash on State Road in Upper Providence Twp. The three occupants fled the stolen car, and a foot pursuit ensued in which two suspects were apprehended in Upper Providence Twp. The...
Thursday, October 27 th UPDATE TO SHOOTING INCIDENT: As a follow-up to last night’s release regarding the shots fired in the 400 block of Leiper Street in the South Media section of the Township. This afternoon Detectives served a search warrant on the vehicle that was seized last night and recovered what is believed to be the handgun used in the incident. The offender has been identified, and the Detectives are working with the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office to obtain an arrest warrant for that subject. Once the subject has been charged, his name and photograph will be released. We want to thank those individuals who provided information to the police to assist in this investigation. Wednesday, October 26 th at 8:15 pm, the police department responded to the area of the 400 block of Leiper Street in the South Media section of the Township for a report of shots fired. Upon arriving, officers who were close to the scene observed a vehicle fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle which fled for several blocks before crashing. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot and the remaining occupant was taken into custody. Police searched the area for the driver but were unable to locate him. A search of the original scene in the 400 block of Leiper Street revealed evidence that a gun had been fired several times. At this time police did not locate anyone who was injured or any property damage that had occurred. The incident is being investigated by the Nether Providence Police Department’s Detective Division. Anyone with any information related to this incident is requested to call the Nether Providence Police Department at 610-892-2875 x110. All information will be treated confidentially.

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UPDATE: 11-03-2022 Based on tips from the public and a photo sent into us by a witness who came forward, we were able to track down and locate the truck and driver involved in the WSSD bus hit and run accident that occurred on 10/26/2022 below. At 0734hrs, officers were dispatched to the area of...

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At about 2026 hours on Friday, 08/19/2022 officers, fire departments and medics were dispatched to the intersection of Providence Rd. and Bullens Ln. for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The striking vehicle remained on location and an adult male was taken to the hospital with a leg injury. We...

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This morning at 8:54 am, the Police Department was called to the 300 block of West Rose Valley Road for a shooting. Upon arriving, police determined that it was an accidental gunshot wound to the hand. The victim was initially treated at the scene and subsequently transported to the hospital for...
Police appeal for hit-and-run information: A 13-year-old boy was walking along the shoulder of West Rose Valley Road toward his bus stop at approximately 7:20-7:25 a.m. today (Dec. 9) and was stuck by a white SUV, (no other information about the operator or vehicle is available.) The vehicle did...

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On September 20th, 2022, Police responded to the Crum Creek Valley Condos (700-800 Avondale Rd.) for a catalytic converter theft. Video surveillance captured a silver or light grey Nissan Altima enter the parking area at approximately 04:43 hrs. Two (2) males were observed walking the parking area...

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ARMED ROBBERY: On 3/29/2022, at approximately 21:58, the Nether Providence Police responded to the parking lot of ACME Markets (527 E. Baltimore Pike) for a reported armed robbery. The victims reported they were approached by two (2) black males (late teens to early twenties, each displaying all...

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Monday November 22nd at 8:55am, the Police Department received a call from the Principal at the Wallingford Elementary School. The Principal reported that when staff arrived at the school on Monday morning, they discovered criminal mischief had occurred sometime over the weekend to a door in the...

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