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Significant Crimes in Lower Merion Township

This page lists significant criminal events that occurred in Lower Merion Township over the past two week period and is not intended as a comprehensive view of all criminal activity in the Township.  For more detailed and comprehensive view see the police blotter by clicking here

October 15, 2018

Sometime within the last week a residential burglary occurred in the 1000 Blk of Bryn Mawr Ave, Narberth.  Entry was attempted by scaling the  garage and then prying a second floor window.

October 8, 2018

On October 2nd,  sometime between 2 PM and 5PM a residential burglary occurred on the 200 Blk of Harrogate Rd, Wynnewood.  Entry into the residence was gained via an unlocked door.

On October 3rd, a residential burglary occurred in the 100 block of Cherry Lane Wynnewood.  Entry was attempted by forcing a 2nd floor window.

 October 4, 2018

Yesterday, sometime between 9:45AM and 12:15 PM, a residential burglary occurred in the 500 Block of Mill Creek Rd, Ardmore.  Entry into the residence was gained by forcing a door.  There is no known loss at this time.

September 27, 2018

Yesterday, sometime prior to  3PM  a residential burglary occurred in the 200 Block of North Bowman Ave, Merion.  Entry into the residence was gained via an unlocked second floor window.  Once inside the suspects removed cash and jewelry.

Yesterday, sometime between 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM, a residential burglary occurred in the 200 Block of Oakhill Rd, Merion.  Entry into the residence was gained via an unlocked window.  Once inside the suspect took a safe and jewelry.  A suspect was observed. He is a black male in his thirties wearing gloves and dark clothing.

September 18, 2018

Sometime overnight on September 13th, a residential burglary occurred in the 2000 Blk of Ivywood Ln, Villanova.  Entry was made to the unlocked garage.  The suspects removed tools, landscaping equipment and alcoholic beverages.

 September 14, 2018

Yesterday, sometime between 1PM and 8:50 PM, a residential burglary occurred in the 2200 Block of County Line Rd, Wynnewood.  Entry into the residence was gained by breaking a rear window.  Once inside the suspects removed a ping pong paddle.

September 13, 2018

Yesterday at approximately 2PM, officers responded to the first block of East Newfield Way, Bala Cynwyd,  for a residential security alarm.  They discovered an attempt was made to enter the residence by removing an air conditioner.  Nothing was taken.