OMG PD: Botched Robberies and Bodily Fluids
Check out these unusual police stories from the Montgomery County area.
Robbery Victim Strikes Attacker with Car: According to a report on the Norristown Patch, a store owner fought back against a alleged robber by striking the suspect with his vehicle. Afterwards, a trail of blood from the scene of the accident lead police to the suspect. Read the full story here.
Bad Time for a Bathroom Break: According to a report on the Lower Providence Patch, a Lower Frederick Township man was busted for drug possession after a pee-break in a parking lot drew the attention of a police officer who had been patrolling the area. Read the full story here.
Someone Forgot to Read 'Everybody Poops': According to a report on the Pottstown Patch, a 50-year-old man is facing charges of institutional vandalism after he allegedly defecated in the sink of a holding cell at the Pottstown Police Department. The man later attempted to flush his pants. Read the full story here.
A Bad Place to Stow a Weapon: According to a report on the Abington Patch, a Philadelphia man who was already on probation allegedly chose a delicate place to hide his handgun. Read the full story here.
Always Remember to Keep the Safety On: According to a report on the Pottstown Patch, a 17-year-old allegedly robbed a man at gun point, only to shoot himself in the foot while making his getaway. Police would later locate the suspect at the hospital. Read the full story here.
About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Montgomery County Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Keith at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about this column.