Lower Merion Township police reported to news media the following crimes and incidents from the Narberth-Bala Cynwyd Patch area in the past week:
Attempted burglary: Sometime between Dec. 27 and Dec. 28, someone attempted a burglary on the unit block of E. Dartmouth Road, police said. The attempt was discovered Dec. 28. A screen was pried out of a side screen door, and the glass was broken on the main door. There have been a number of attempted burglaries in the area, police said.
Burglary: Tools and copper were stolen between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 28 from a commercial building on the 200 block of Belmont Avenue, police said. The building was entered through an open side door. An aluminum break valued at $800 was stolen, as well as extension cords and copper. The next day, scrap metal was stolen from the same place, police said.
Attempted burglary: Someone tried to remove a screen from the side of a house on the 200 block of Marywatersford Road in Belmont Hills between 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 29. A second burglary occurred at a neighbor’s house on the same block at 1:58 p.m. Dec. 29.
Burglary: A burglary was discovered on the unit block of Highland Avenue in Belmont Hills on Jan. 1, police said. The home was entered through a front window on the first floor, and a safe was removed from the residence, police said. It is unknown whether the windows were locked or not but it appears they were unlocked, police said. The time frame during which the burglary occurred is unknown, police said. The master bedroom was also ransacked, police said.
Retail theft: Police said a woman entered a fitting room at carrying numerous items at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 28. The woman then left carrying a shopping bag full of items, and price tags and security sensors were found in the fitting room, police said. The items stolen were valued at $932, and Tikesha Pendleton, 36, of the 6200 block of N. Hope Road in Philadelphia, was arrested and charged with retail theft. Pendleton was unable to post 10 percent of $5,000 bail and was transported to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.
Retail theft: Two Michael Kors watches were stolen from Lord & Taylor at 4 p.m. Dec. 29. The women were observed removing sales tags on the watches, placing them on their wrists and hiding the watches under their shirtsleeves, police said. One woman fled through the parking lot. Alexandra Harrison, 18, of the 100 block of S. 60th Street in Philadelphia, was arrested and was charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property, police said. Harrison was released on $5,000 unsecured bail. Each watch was valued at $250, police said.
Retail theft: A man stole two bottles of Absolut vodka from the on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd at 4:06 p.m. Dec. 29 while a cashier was helping another customer, police said. The man ran out the door and was last seen heading west on Maple Avenue in a purple minivan, police said. The two bottles of vodka were worth $61.
Retail theft: Two iPhone display units were stolen from the store in the Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center and was reported to police at 7 p.m. Dec. 29. Two men entered the store and were asking a lot of questions, police said. A sales person then went to help other customers. One man was described as being a 6-foot-1 black man with a thin build, between 25 and 30 years old, with a goatee, a dark coat and a scar on the side of his neck. The other man was described as being a 5-foot-10 black man in his 20s, with a thin build and tattoos on his neck, police said.
Public drunkenness: Three men were stopped at the corner of Llandrillo and Clwyd roads at 12:59 a.m. Jan. 1 because they were fighting, police said. Kevin Clobes, 19, of the 300 block of Cynwyd Road, Daniel Kunz, 19, of the unit block of Elmwood Road in Narberth, and Adam Schaffer, 18, of the 500 block of Brookhurst Avenue, were arrested and charged with public drunkenness and underage drinking, police said.