On September 17, 2019 at approximately 1:37 PM, Hatfield Township Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Needham Circle in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for a disturbance. Investigation revealed, Hiren Patel intentionally struck a vehicle with a trash can causing in excess of $5,000.00 in damage. During this incident, Mr. Patel assaulted a Hatfield Township Police Officer by kicking her in the upper leg and attempting to kick her a second time. On October 8, 2019, Hiren Patel was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge John D. Kessler who set his bail at $10,000.00 cash and his preliminary hearing was scheduled for October 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM at District Court 38-1-18.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY