On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 9:07 PM, The Ridley Township Police Department received a call in reference to a retail theft that occurred at the Acme. The Acme is located at 124 Morton Ave which is part of the Folsom Section of the township. Police had been informed that a white male, wearing black pants and a flannel shirt, had left the store with various clothing items without paying for them.
A short time later, police observed a male (EDWARD PEYREFERRY) walk along Morton Ave who matched the description. As soon as PEYREFERRY noticed the officer, he attempted to elude toward Haverford Rd. PEYREFERRY was subsequently apprehended and positively identified as the actor by an employee.
PEYREFERRY was in possession of a hypodermic needle, a rubber strap as well as three pieces of blue wax paper. NCIC revealed that PEYREFERRY had two prior felony convictions for retail theft. PEYREFERRY was then processed and charged accordingly.