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Township police arrested several people in the Bala Cynwyd area in the past week.

On Monday afternoon, Lower Merion police reported to news media several incidents in the past week throughout the Bala Cynwyd area.

Public drunkenness: Police responded to a call reporting public intoxication at 12:45 a.m. on March 14 on the unit block of City Avenue, police said. An officer observed two males stumbling down the street, and one was supporting the other.

Police said Chirag Joshi, 27, of the 2400 block of N. 50th Street in Philadelphia, was very intoxicated and having trouble walking. Police said there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from Joshi, and Narberth ambulance responded and transported Joshi to Lankenau Hospital. Joshi was charged with public drunkenness, police said.

Burglary: Police said a burglary occurred on the 1200 block of Bobarn Drive in Penn Valley between 5:45 and 9 p.m. March 18. Police said jewelry was taken and that the burglar gained entry through a window. No one was seen or heard, police said.

Public drunkenness: Police said they responded to a report of a disturbance at at 2:38 a.m. on March 19. Police said there was a domestic dispute between a man and a woman there. Lauren Moyer, 27, of the 300 block of Tenby Chase Drive in Delran, N.J., was charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct, police said.

Public drunkenness: Police said they found a man passed out in the driver’s seat of a car in the parking lot of the at 3:28 a.m. on March 19. Police said the car was off and the keys were not in the ignition. Police said the man had no idea where he was or how he got there, and believed he was in Boston. Police charged Kevin St. Clair, of the 1200 block of Park Avenue in Hatfield, Pa., with public drunkenness.


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