The following information was supplied by the Lower Moreland Police Department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 28, 2012
On Dec. 3, while conducting a property check of the industrial area on the 1600 block of Republic Road, a police officer saw a male inside a large blue metal storage bin known to hold scrap pieces of metal. The officer also observed a female standing next to a gold Chevrolet Silverado 2500 truck. Both the male and the female were wearing gloves and numerous pieces of scrap metal were already placed in the bed of the truck when police arrived. About 3/4 of the bed of the truck was filled with scrap metal, according to the report. The male was identified as Mark DiDonato and the female was identified as Christine Steiner, both of Southampton. When police told them it was illegal to take the scrap metal, DiDonato stated he would put all of …
The following was reported by the Lower Moreland Police Department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, September 10, 2012
Police responded to the Jade Corporation, 3063, Philmont Ave., on August 30 for a report that someone was stealing scrap metal from a dumpster behind the business. When police arrived they found a white male standing by a red dumpster. As an officer approached the male, the male threw his arms above his head and said, “I knew I was going to get caught.” When police asked him to elaborate on his statement, the male said, “my buddy bet me I couldn’t take those drums.” The male pointed to a black drum sitting on a pallet near the back of the his truck, which was backed in towards the dumpster with the tailgate door off the truck. The male, identified as Raymond Acosta, 43, of Morrisville, attempted to take a drum of scrap metal containing …