Police Log: Teenage Girl Flips Car, Vandalism at Cemetery, DUI

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

May 29 – DUI

  • Area of Huntingdon Pike & Barnswallow Lane

Tatyana Kogan, 18, of Holland, sustained an arm injury after flipping her Toyota Camry upside down. Police arrived on scene to the car flipped over on its roof and the driver was found sitting on the side of the road.

Kogan said she was drinking at a friend’s house prior to driving and did not know what caused her car to flip her car. Police noticed her lips and tongue to have a bluish tint to them, and Kogan said it was from drinking a blue Slurpee. There was no Slurpee in the car according to the report.

Kogan registered a .120% BAC. She was taken to the hospital to treat her injury and was informed she was being arrested for DUI. Charges are pending the blood results.

May 29 – DUI

  • 200 block of Carson Terrace

Amir Haq, 39, of Huntingdon Valley, has a DUI charge pending after a security guard watched him crash his black SUV into a garage door at Huntingdon Place. After crashing into the garage, Haq drove to another location where he was seen dumping beer out of his front window.

When police arrived to question him, there was a strong odor of alcohol on the driver's breath, his eyes were bloodshot and glassy and he had slurred speech. When asked for his driver’s license, registration and insurance, he handed the officer his license and TD Bank debit card.

While speaking with Haq police also saw an open beer can in the middle console. There was also a sticky liquid substance found along the driver's side door.

May 28 – DUI

  • Area of Pine Rd. & Red Lion Rd.

Alisher Rustamov, 26, of Philadelphia, was arrested for DUI after being involved in a 2-car crash causing injuries. It is believed Rustamov blew through a red light and crashed into another car traveling the intersection of Pine & Red Lion roads. A preliminary breath test revealed a .115% BAC for Rustamov, who admitted to police to drinking just one beer. He also failed field sobriety tests.

May 22 – Criminal Mischief

  • Shalom Memorial Cemetery – 25 Byberry Rd.

The general manager of Shalom Memorial Cemetery reported that nine tombstones were toppled over between Sunday night and Monday morning. They were all in the M-3 section, which is west of the maintenance building. The general manager told police he is unsure if there was damage to the stones, and won’t know until they try to erect them. According to the report, it is believed the stones were toppled over by “brute force.”

Five of the stones had just the top or die stone toppled over and separated from the base stone. Four of the stones had the die stone along with the base stone toppled over and separated from the foundation.

May 19 – Theft from Automobile

  • 3300 block of Woodland Circle

Crystal Cannon, 29, of Huntingdon Valley, called LMPD to report the theft of her Garmin GPS ($200) that was taken out of her 2010 Hyundai Tucson. There was also several dollars in loose change taken from the center console. Cannon said she left the passenger window down.

Later that night while conducting a traffic stop of a car, which was leaving the Woodland Circle area at a high rate of speed, it was discovered the operator was involved in the theft of the GPS.

May 19 – Theft from Automobile

  • 3300 block of Woodland Circle

Steven Sabolsky, 55, of Huntingdon Valley, also reported a theft from his car on the 3300 block of Woodland Circle. His Tom Tom GPS ($200), as well as several dollars from the middle console were taken from his unsecured car parked in front of his home. His GPS was also discovered in the same traffic stop as the above incident according to the report.


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