THEFT — A blue with gray striped North Face backpack containing a Mac laptop, a brown Coach women’s wristlet wallet with debit and credit cards, a PA driver’s license, health insurance card and about $200 in gift cards, and a small black makeup pouch was stolen from a vehicle broken into between 12:30 and 7:50 a.m. June 6 in the 400 block of Marion Avenue, police said. The rear, passenger side window was broken out to gain entry, and several credit cards and the debit card were used to make unauthorized purchases early morning June 6, police said.
THEFT — Change was taken from an unlocked vehicle rummaged through while parked in the 400 block of Francis Avenue overnight June 9, police said.
ASSAULT — Jared Mellor, 37, of the 200 block of Redford Road, Oreland, was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, harassment and possession of a controlled substance following a domestic incident at 12:07 a.m. June 4, police said. The female victim was checked by EMS and Mellor was arraigned and released on $5,000 unsecured bail, police said.
ABDUCTION — A courier driving a truck to deliver medications who was abducted by three males June 4 in Whitemarsh was found by Springfield police at 4:22 a.m. with his hands bound at the wrists at Whitemarsh and Stenton avenues, police said. The victim had been robbed and pistol-whipped and the inventory of narcotics was stolen from the truck, police said. The truck was found abandoned in Springfield, where the three got away in a light-colored Buick, police said. Whitemarsh, Springfield and Montgomery County detectives are continuing to investigate.
WARRANTS — Thomas Haefner, 48, of the 4600 block of Umbria Street, Philadelphia, was taken into custody on warrants out of Philadelphia and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office when officers responded to a call of a male sleeping in the grass in the 500 block of Coursey Road, Oreland, at 12:15 p.m. June 6, police said. He was turned over to Montgomery County Sheriffs, police said.
PUBLIC DRUNKENNESSS — Patrick Corcoran, 22, of the unit block of Shelfield Road, Glenside, will be cited for public drunkenness after he attempted to get into a female’s vehicle at the Wawa, 1601 Bethlehem Pike, at 10:06 p.m. June 8 and went inside the store, where he appeared to be intoxicated, police said.
THEFT — A resident of the 1500 block of Isaacs Court reported multiple vehicles were entered overnight June 3 in the Dublin Meadows development, police said. Details of anything reported missing were not provided.
SCAM — A resident reported June 4 receiving a call from an 800 number from someone claiming to be an officer from the Social Security Administration, police said. The victim was advised to alert the SSA of the suspicious activity, police said.
DAMAGE — A motorist northbound on North Limekiln Pike near Peg Street reported at 9:28 a.m. June 5 that something flew off a southbound porta-potty truck that struck the victim’s windshield, causing a significant crack, police said.
AUTO DAMAGE — A vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 3100 block of Jenkintown Road was reported struck by a golf ball from the LuLu golf course at 2:18 p.m. June 5, causing a small dent on the front passenger side door, police said.