Police Log: DUI, Suspicious Persons, Criminal Mischief

The following incidents were reported by the Lower Moreland Police Department.

May 18 – DUI

  • Area of Welsh Rd. & Holcomb Rd.

Dale Wagner, 49, has a DUI charge pending after police pulled him over for swerving on the road and going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The driver crossed from the westbound lane to the right curb lane causing the traffic stop.

Wagner admitted to having three beers at a bar prior to driving, and police said that he had slow speech and his motor skills were lethargic. After exiting the car, police asked Wagner again how much he had to drink. This time he said three to five beers. According to the report he failed field sobriety tests and he refused to take a preliminary breathe test.

May 16 – Suspicious Persons, Autos, Circumstances

  • Philmont Country Club – 301 Tomlinson Rd.

Victoria Smith, 21 of Philadelphia, reported that the front window of her 2007 Mitsubishi Galant was broken while in the parking lot of Philmont Country Club. Smith, who is an employee there, said there was no other damage to her car. There was a previous incident of a recently-fired employee who may have caused similar damage, but Smith said she and him are friends and left on good terms.

May 16 – Criminal Mischief

  • Philmont Country Club – 301 Tomlinson Rd.

The head groundskeeper at Philmont Country Club called LMPD to report vandalism on the golf course. The flags were removed from holes 2, 7 and 8. One of the flags was damaged when the subjects used the bottom of another pole to jab at the flag. There were multiple marks on the flag causing it to be replaced ($30).

Bunker rakes and hazard stakes were thrown into a pond but were not damaged. A bench was flipped over but not damaged. There were also large swastikas, and a cartoon penis drawn in the sand from tees 3, 8 and 9. A stack of cone-shaped cups were removed and thrown from a water jug and thrown around.


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