Wayne Crime: Man 'Tweaking' at Bar, Woman Assaulted
Read about some of the crimes that were recently reported in Radnor Township.
Radnor Police found a 42-year-old man high on drugs at a Wayne bar around 2 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. According to a police report, the man from Jeffersonville, Pa., appeared very sweaty and was rocking back and forth at Christopher’s. He told police, “I’m tweaking real bad. I can’t get it under control.” He said he took “X” and cocaine. Police found a bag of cocaine on the man, who had an active warrant out for his arrest for drug possession from San Jose, California. He will be charged with Prohibited Acts and Public Intoxication.
A 21-year-old man from Newtown Square was cited for Public Drunkenness after he reportedly was knocked unconscious after a fight with friends, who were trying to get him a ride home. Right after he was knocked unconscious, he apparently stood up and started running down West Avenue. The incident took place at the Great American Pub.
A 23-year-old man from Newtown Square reported being assaulted in the 100 block of North Wayne Avenue in the early morning of Thursday, Nov. 22. According to the police report, a man unknown to the victim started punching him several times from behind. The victim did not know exactly where the assault took place or who assaulted him.
A 56-year-old man assaulted his 51-year-old wife at their home on Valley Forge Terrace, it was reported to police on Sunday, Nov. 18. According to the police report, a tooth was knocked out of the woman’s mouth and she received a black eye. There were also scratch marks around her neck and arm. The man is charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Harassment.
A child’s battery-powered four-wheeler was stolen from a front lawn in the 400 block of West Wayne Avenue on Monday, Nov. 19. It was found less than one hour later on a nearby street by the owner, who took it back to his home.
Rodgers Travel Agency reported that on Nov. 3 someone used the agency’s computer ID to purchase Air France tickets for about $3,200.
The foreman of a construction project on Louella Court in Wayne was cited for violating a township ordinance by starting the work before the allowed 7 a.m. on Wed., Nov. 21.
A resident of Petrie Ave. in Rosemont reported Nov. 21 that several charges on his credit card totaling $1,600 were not made by him.