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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

December 11, 2018

This morning at approximately 0145 a residence on the 700 Blk of Cherry Circle, Wynnewood, was entered via an interior garage door.  Taken were the keys to a Jeep which was then stolen.

December 7, 2018

Yesterday, sometime between 10AM and 12 Noon a residential burglary occurred in the first block of Union Ave, Bala Cynwyd.  Entry into the residence was gained by breaking glass in the front door and unlocking it.  Once inside the suspects removed jewelry.

November 26, 2018

Sometime between November 21st  and November 24th a residential burglary occurred in the 100 Blk of Henley Rd, Wynnewood.  Entry into the residence was gained by opening an unlocked 1st floor window.  Once inside the suspects took jewelry and a document safe. 

November 19, 2018

An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 1500 Block of James Rd, Wynnewood.  A screen was removed from one window and patio furniture was stacked and used to gain access to a second floor window where a screen was cut.  This incident was discovered on November 16th.   Entry was not gained.

November 12, 2018

Sometime overnight on the evening of November 9th, an attempted commercial burglary occurred at 15 Presidential Blvd, Bala Cynwyd. In this incident, the suspect unsuccessfully attempted to pry several windows.  A saw was then used to cut a hole in a security door.   No entry was gained.

October 29, 2018

Yesterday at approximately 4:51 AM, a commercial burglary occurred at Kellmer Jewelers located at 510 West Lancaster Ave, Haverford.  Entry into the business was gained by smashing a glass door with a large rock.  Once inside, the suspects took jewelry, necklaces and collectibles.

October 23. 2018

Yesterday, at approximately 10:37AM, a strong-arm robbery occurred at the Citizen's Bank, 733 W. Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr.  In this incident, a black male wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, jeans, sunglasses and a black and white baseball cap entered the bank and demanded cash. He was last seen fleeing on foot eastbound on Lancaster Ave.

October 17, 2018

Yesterday, sometime between 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM, a residential burglary occurred in the 300 Block of Clwyd Rd Bala Cynwyd.  The suspect attempted to gain entry by cutting and removing a screen.

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.