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Due to inclement weather, the Hatfield Borough Roll & Stroll that was scheduled for tonight has been canceled.  There is no rain date at this time.  Please refer to the Hatfield Borough Facebook Page for any additional updates.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

News for Immediate Release

May 12, 2019


Hatfield Township Police Department, Safety Partners to Participate in National Seat -Belt Enforcement

Police are searching area of Walnut Ridge Estates and Pebble Beach Ln for suspects in armed robbery st US Gad on High St. Kerp children inside till further notice

At approximately 11pm on April 16th, 2019, the Lower Pottsgrove Police responded to Hilltop Estates previously Shaner's Trailer Park for a suspicious male subject inside a blue Nissan Altima. As officers investigated they encountered the suspect inside the car and he appeared to be under the influence.  Upon further investigation the subject was in possession of a stolen firearm.

E High Street closed b/w Sanatiga Rd and Rupert Rd due to vehicle crash with pole and wires down. Expect roadway closure for several hours. Use alternate routes.

UPDATE:  2:00PM  - Roadway is now open but may have some lane restrictions later this date while utility crews finish work

Lower Pottsgrove Township has set a Declaration of Snow Emergency effective at 6 PM this date based on the deteriorating conditions to the roads and poor visibility with darkness setting in.  This Declaration of Snow Emergency will remain in effect until further notice. Police ask travel be limited to essential traffic to allow our public works crews to work most efficiently and emergency crews to move freely across our roadways. We also remind residents to remove cars from roadways to allow curb to curb plowing.

On February 28, 2019 at 1:36 PM, the Hatfield Township Department responded to the Colmar Train Station located at 109 Bethlehem Pike in the Colmar section of Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for the report of a struck pedestrian.

Investigation on scene determined a male had been on the railroad tracks and was struck and killed by an oncoming train which was traveling eastbound as it approached the Colmar Train Station. Following impact, the train was stopped by the engineer.

     Due to the severe winter storm affecting our region, Hatfield Township Chief of Police William J. Tierney has declared a snow emergency for both Hatfield Township and Hatfield Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Effective as of 11:50 AM today, February 20, 2019.  It will remain in effect for the duration of the storm.

     Please remember these important tips to help members of public works and the police department to keep our roads safe and clear of snow:

Road conditions throughout the area are very slick. They look wet but are icy. Give yourself extra time and additional distance to stop. Stay off roads for time being if not essential travel.

N Sanatoga Rd will be closed between Pruss Hill Rd and Cross Rd for several hours beginning about 4PM today to repair wires pulled down earlier this date by a truck inside New Hanover Twp. Use alternate routes to areas North of Pruss Hill Rd on Sanatoga Rd.

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