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72-Year-Old Woman on Alleged Tire-Slashing Spree

Check out these unusual police stories from around eastern Pennsylvania.

72-Year-Old Woman on Alleged Tire-Slashing Spree

Written by Nate Adams

Not Exactly the Score of the Century: A woman reportedly stole several DVDs from one store and then sold them to a consignment shop for a significant loss minutes later in the same shopping center, according to Marple Township Police.  Marple Newtown Patch has the story of how one woman allegedly turned a $115 retail value into $20.

A Woman Scorned: Police arrested a 72-year-old woman after she allegedly slashed the same man's tires five times in the course of six months.  Ardmore Patch has the story. 

Cold Case: According to reports, a man suspected to be involved in a number of crimes in the Schwenksville area tried to elude capture by jumping into the Perkiomen Creek during one of the most severe cold snaps in Eastern PA’s history.  Perkiomen Valley Patch has the story. 

Adding Pizza to Injury:  Marple Township Police are investigating a case in which over $1,300 in charges were added to an area man’s stolen bank card, as well as pizza.  Marple Newtown Patch has the story.

About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Eastern Pennsylvania Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate at nathana@patch.com with questions about this column.

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