Here is a list of recent incidents in Upper Providence Township reported by the Upper Providence Police Department. Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is asked to call police at 610-566-8445. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Active Warrant—Route 1 and N. Providence Road at about 11:06 p.m. on Sept. 23. Police observed a blue Ford Taurus traveling at 78 mph in a 55 mph zone and the vehicle was pulled over, according to police. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the driver had an active warrant out of Darby Borough and the man was taken into custody. The man was released to Darby Borough Police, mailed a traffic violation citation and his vehicle was towed from the scene, according to police
Hit-and-Run—Rose Tree Crossing Apartments on Providence Road between 10 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 9 a.m. on Sept 23. An unknown person struck a silver 2001 Jaguar, legally parked on the side of the apartment complex, according to police. The Jaguar sustained minor damage all along the passenger's side including scrapes and residue from the striking vehicle's tire and white paint, according to police. There was a small dent on the front passenger's side panel and the antenna was damaged, according to police. No other vehicles parked in the apartment complex area appeared to have consistent damage with the Jaguar, according to police. The victim was instructed by his insurance company to file a complaint with police.
Suspicious Person—Park View Circle at about 4:45 p.m. on Sept. 20. The victim told police that a Hispanic woman in her mid-40's knocked on the door and asked for the man's wife, according to police, and when the man said 'no' the woman ran away from the house. The man wanted to make police aware of the incident.