PHOENIXVILLE — From March 15 to March 22, Phoenixville Police responded to 120 calls for service, including seven traffic accidents. The following is a brief summary of notable incidents. All information comes from Phoenixville Police Department:

• On 3/15 at 12:04 AM, a 25-year-old East Pikeland man was issued a violation notice for the open container ordinance after an officer saw him double-fisting his alcoholic beverages of choice near the intersection of Bridge Street and Main Street.

• On 3/17 at 1:32 AM, a 27-year-old Hatfield man was arrested for assault following a domestic dispute inside an apartment in the 800 block of Kimberton Road. When the officers arrived, the man was fleeing the apartment by climbing out of a bedroom window. Officers searched the complex and found the man hiding nearby in his car.

• On 3/18 at 11:45 AM, police responded to a home in the 100 block of Marshall Street for the report of a disturbance involving two roommates. The caller told the officer that his roommate smokes too much weed and the second-hand smoke is affecting his health. The roommate agreed to smoke less weed in his presence.

• On 3/18 at 2:01 PM, a resident in the 100 block of Columbia Avenue reported that her next-door neighbor was washing out her trash cans and dumping the nasty water out and letting it run onto her property. An officer spoke to the neighbor and she agreed to move her cleaning operation farther away from the caller’s house.

• On 3/18 at 9:45 PM, police responded to Andre Thornton Park for the report of a fight. Officers arrived and broke up a fist fight between a 48-year-old Phoenixville man and his 19-year-old son who lives in Devon. Officers determined that junior started the fight by shoving senior to the ground and ripping his necklace off. Junior was issued a summons for harassment.

• On 3/19 at 2:05 PM, police responded to a home in the unit block of Hall Street for an animal complaint. The caller reported that there was a dog on the roof of the neighbor’s house. Officer Fonseca arrived and confirmed that the dog was hanging out on the roof. The homeowner was notified that his dog was on the roof and he was able to coax the pooch back into the house.

• On 3/19 at 6:13 PM, police responded to the 300 block of Emmett Street for the report of a suspicious person. The caller reported that a woman was standing outside wearing a respirator and rubber gloves. Cpl. Place spoke to the women and learned that she was cleaning up mold in her basement and was not protecting herself from COVID-19.

• On 3/19 a 10:03 PM, police responded to the 200 block of Bridge Street for the report of an attempted theft. The caller reported that a tweeker (term for a meth head) was trying to cut the lock off of a homeless man’s bicycle in an effort to steal it. Officer Dobry reviewed the downtown cams and identified the would-be thief as a fellow homeless man. He was unsuccessful and walked away.

• On 3/20 at 10:57 AM, police responded to the 200 block of High Street for the report of a dog fight. When the officers arrived, the three dogs (Bulldog, Great Dane, and Pug) had been separated by the owners who were bitten on their legs and hands trying to break up the canine confrontation.

• On 3/20 at 12:52 PM, police responded to an apartment in the 900 block of Lexington Drive for the report of a domestic dispute. The couple explained that they were arguing over who misplaced the scissors in the apartment. The woman decided to leave and stay with her mother until things calmed down.

• On 3/20 at 5:27 PM, police responded to the intersection of Bridge Street and Gay Street for a two-car crash. No need to rely on the driver’s statements, the traffic cam told the tale. The at-fault driver turned left on green and did not yield the right-of-way to the oncoming motorist.

• On 3/21 at 6:14 PM, police responded to the old abandoned house by the Black Rock dam for a trespassing complaint. Officer Ansaldo arrived and caught three people climbing out of the house through a previously boarded up window. The trio, ages 21, 21, and 23 of Philadelphia, are homeless and acknowledged that they ignored the no trespassing signs and were scouting out temporary housing. All three were issued summonses for trespassing.

• On 3/22 at 3:02 PM, police responded to the area of Pothouse Road and Timothy Lane for the report of an erratic driver who crashed into a fire hydrant and left the scene. Several witnesses directed the police to the parking lot of the Black Horse Tavern where the hit & run driver was sitting in his Honda Civic. The driver, a 36-year-old King of Prussia man, was drunk and belligerent toward the officers and refused to participate in his field sobriety tests. He was arrested for DUI and refused a BAC test which carries with it an automatic license suspension.

• On 3/22 at 3:15, police responded to a parking lot in the 500 block of Mason Street for the report of a suspicious condition. The caller reported that two people were sleeping inside a car at that location. Officers encountered a homeless couple (formerly of Pottstown and Philly) who explained that they are currently living in the car. The officer informed them that they had to move on because the lot is private property.

• On 3/22 at 4:13 PM, a 24-year-old Phoenixville man was issued a summons for harassment following a domestic dispute that got physical inside a home in the 100 block of Chester Avenue. The man reportedly shoved his girlfriend during the argument.

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