Crime Stats: Bryn Mawr Fire and Robbery, Rosemont Assault
Calls to police increased week to week before Christmas.
Lower Merion police this week released police-activity statistics for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 23.
Police responded to 176 calls that week throughout Bryn Mawr and Gladwyne, up from 149 calls the previous week, department records show.
A version of the department's most recent report, sorted by the type of incident with incidents from the rest of Lower Merion removed, is attached to this article.
Police calls (which do not necessarily indicate arrests were made or charges filed) included:
- 12 animal incidents (including 4 deer in Villanova and 2 in Rosemont)
- 1 assault, Dec. 20 on the 100 block of South Bryn Mawr Avenue
- 1 structure fire, Dec. 23 on the 900 block of West Montgomery Avenue in Bryn mawr
- 1 car fire, Dec. 21 on Old Gulph Road and Spring Mill Road in Rosemont
- 4 car crashes with injuries
- 9 car crashes with property damage
- 1 citation for public intoxication, Dec. 23 in Rosemont
- 1 strong arm robbery, Dec. 19 at County Line Road and South Warner Avenue in Bryn Mawr
- 1 simple assault, Dec. 21 on the 600 block of North Ithan Avenue in Rosemont
- 4 thefts