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 23, 2020
Sometime between 6:15AM on 3/19 and 7AM on 3/20 a residential burglary occurred in the 200 Block of Haverford Rd, Wynnewood. Entry into the residence was gained by forcing a window. Once inside the suspects removed jewelry and electronics.
Overnight on March 21st, a residential burglary occurred in the 1200 block of Clubhouse Rd, Gladwyne. Entry was made into the garage and items were removed from two vehicles.
Yesterday, at approximately 5:30 PM, a commercial burglary occurred at Shihadeh Rugs located at 116 Cricket Avenue. Entry into the business was gained by unknown means. Once inside the actors removed 2 cell phones.
Sometime overnight on February 24th a commercial burglary occurred at the former J. Crew Store located at 49 Anderson Ave. Ardmore. This site is under construction. Entry into the business was gained by forcing the rear door. It does not appear that anything is missing.
February 10, 2020
On Saturday morning at approximately 12:30 AM, a commercial burglary occurred at the AT&T Store located at 161 E. City Ave, Bala Cynwyd. Entry into the business was gained by smashing out the glass front door. Once inside the suspects removed several cell phones.
January 27, 2020
Yesterday morning at 6AM a commercial burglary was discovered at The Cafe' located in 111 Presidential Blvd, Bala. Entry into the business was gained by forcing the door to the suite. Cash was taken.
January 23, 2020
Yesterday at approximately 3PM a residential burglary was discovered on the 300 Block of Hidden River Rd, Penn Valley. Entry into the residence was gained by breaking a window. Once inside the suspect removed a bicycle. Responding officers located the suspect and he was arrested.