Could I get jail time for setting off fireworks?
The PA Senate is reviewing a bill that could sentence a person to five to ten years for setting off fireworks.
The proposed bill will allow local municipalities to place their own restrictions on the type of fireworks and when they can be set off.
We all love to be outside in the beautiful weather....our furry friends included!
Here are just a few reminders related to your responsibilities as a dog owner:
1. All dogs must be under control and must not be allowed to run at large.
2. Dogs are personal property, and owners are responsible for damages caused by their dog.
We receive many calls regarding soliciting in Lower Moreland Township.
Here are just a few quick answers to common questions:
1. Is soliciting permitted in Lower Moreland Township? YES
2. Is a permit required? YES
Sunday, June 19, 2022:
Unfortunately, we are here to remind you again to lock your doors and hide your valuables before you get to the park/lot (NOT UNDER A BLANKET!)
We have had five cars entered or broken into over the weekend at the Pennypack Trail parking areas, specifically, at 1750 Byberry Road.
If you saw or heard anything during the following time frames, please call LMPD (215-947-3132) with the details:
6/17/22: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.....
As a result of construction in the 3200 block of Buck Rd., the pedestrian walkway has been temporarily closed by the contractor.
In addition, it is unsafe to walk or ride a bicycle on Buck Rd. in this area.
Pedestrians and bicyclists should avoid the area until the walkway re-opens.
Officer Volkert and K9 Kermit were featured in the Canine Courier for their recent work with Montgomery County Detectives as well as Abington Police Department. These separate incidents were two big jobs for our K9 team where Kermit was able to put his new skills to the test and prove how beneficial he is to Officer Volkert and policing.
Pennsylvania state law prohibits selling or furnishing alcohol to minors.
Social host laws communicate to the community, both youth and adults, that it is unacceptable for those under 21 to drink alcohol.
Social host laws assist law enforcement in addressing underage drinking as a crime.
A homeowner may be charged with a criminal offense if law enforcement deems they have furnished alcohol to youth under 21 years of age.
Are there PEDESTRIANS IN THE CROSSWALK?
When traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation, the driver of a vehicle SHALL yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.
The driver of a vehicle who violates this vehicle code commits a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $50.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR! Several nearby jurisdictions have already been hit over the past several days!
The weather is finally allowing us to get out and enjoy mother nature!
This will most likely have you visiting parks, playgrounds, and trails in the township.
On May 12, 2022, Detective Halota was recognized, along with Sgt. Ryan Duntzee (Abington PD), by Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele for their tireless coordination of a multi-jurisdictional church burglary investigation that began in February 2020.
Due to their investigative diligence, the defendant was found guilty in December 2021.
Thank you Det. Halota for your commitment, dedication, and diligence in keeping Lower Moreland safe!
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