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Cash Stolen From Temple, Heroin Found at Coffee Shop, Police Say

Also reported last week was an attempted burglary at Audi in Wynnewood, according to Lower Merion police.

Cash Stolen From Temple, Heroin Found at Coffee Shop, Police Say

Lower Merion Police reported the following incidents to news media at a Monday briefing. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.

Theft: An employee of Main Line Reform Temple in Merion Station told police that sometime Jan. 29 or Jan. 30 someone stole $670 in cash from a bank deposit bag in an office cabinet. It was not clear whether the cabinet had been locked.

DUI: About 11:55 p.m. Jan. 31 at Linwood Avenue and East Spring Road, a 53-year-old Ardmore man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after running a stop sign, police said. The man's blood alcohol content tested at 0.086, just above the legal limit.

Public intoxication: A 42-year-old Merion Station man was arrested after being found passed out on a bench at the Ardmore train station about 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, police said. The man's blood alcohol content tested at 0.25.

Heroin possession, public intoxication: An 18-year-old Wynnewood man was found unconscious in the men's room of Milkboy in Ardmore about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, clutching a syringe, police said. Cafe staff heard a loud crash from the men's room a few minutes after the man entered it. The door was locked and the man did not respond to knocks on the door. Officers arrived and broke into the bathroom, finding the man holding a syringe in his left hand with his right sleeve rolled up and a belt and a paper bag of suspected heroin on the floor next to him, police said. Narberth Ambulance took the man to Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Theft: A woman staying at the Saunders House nursing home in Wynnewood as she recovers from a stroke told police someone stole $50 from her nightstand drawer Saturday evening, Feb. 2, or Sunday morning, Feb. 3.

Attempted burglary: About 10:05 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, a service manager at Audi Wynnewood discovered someone had damaged the service door that contains a slot for key dropoffs, police said. The door had been pried from the bottom, and parts of its sheet metal had been cut or pried off, but no entry had been gained, police said. The door had last been secured about 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.

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