Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says Richard Plotts has been “302’d,” or committed to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation, after trying to commit suicide numerous times.
Authorities hope to link him to four additional incidents.
Authorities say the man has struck five times since April, the most recent home invasion coming Friday night in the 7000 block of Clinton Road.
Lt. John Stanford says the Philadelphia Police Department’s policy was already in compliance with the Supreme Court decision.
One of four suspects in the random and violent “knockout” attack of a homeless man in Delaware County is in police custody.
Police say they have some pretty good evidence: surveillance from a nearby bank camera, the Facebook posting, and a still picture of the teen who threw the punch.
32-year-old Salome Seay is charged with homicide by vehicle in a crash that killed a Philadelphia School District police officer in Upper Darby Friday night.
Upper Darby police superintendant Michael Chitwood says it happened just after 2pm Saturday afternoon, when a canine officer spotted a vehicle that looked a little fishy.
An Upper Darby woman has been charged with child endangerment after police say she left her young children unattended for the second time in less than a week.
Police say Ernest Marks was driving with a suspended license when he killed a man and his dog in Delaware County earlier this week.
Upper Darby police superintendent Mike Chitwood says authorities are looking for a white, midsize sedan which probably has significant front-end damage, with the bumper falling off.
Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says Charles Kenney, 29, was taken into custody without incident at a Motel 6 in Tinicum Township.
Authorities say a man wanted for several robberies in Delaware County was back at it again Tuesday night.
Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says the robberies began October 19th and involved a drug store, convenience stores, and, most recently, a sandwich shop.
Police think the same man tried to rob a CVS drugstore of narcotics two weeks ago and a Swiss Farms store over the weekend.