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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.

March 28, 2017

Sometime since March 24th a residential burglary occurred at a vacant house in the 300 Block of Righter's Ferry Rd,  Bala Cynwyd.  Entry into the residence was gained by breaking a window.   There was no loss.

 Sometime since March 24th a commercial burglary occurred at the former Macy's Store located in Suburban Square, Ardmore.  Entry into the business was gained by unknown means.  Once inside the suspects removed copper pipe and fittings.

March 23, 2017

Yesterday, sometime between 7PM and 8:30 PM a residential burglary occurred in the 1400 Block of Dorset Lane,  Wynnewood.   Entry into the residence was gained by throwing a brick through a window.  Once inside the suspect removed a TV and ransacked the second floor. There were attempts to enter a nearby home on the 100 Block of Trent Rd.  In this incident the rear patio door was kicked and screens had been removed from the first floor.

March 22, 2017

On Saturday, March 18th at approximately 7PM an armed robbery occurred at Little Ceasar's on the 1400 Block of City Ave, Wynnewood.   In this incident two black males, 18-25 years, old entered the store. One  of the males presented a demand note and displayed a handgun, the other acted as a lookout.  Taken was approximately $200. The males fled into Philadelphia