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Pennsylvania State Police Blotter

Aggravated assault in Schwenksville; Identity theft in Worcester.

Pennsylvania State Police Blotter

The following items include information provided by the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction.

Identity Theft

State Police are investigating the alleged identity theft of two Lansdale residents, which was reported shortly after 12 p.m. on June 21 along the 2000-block of Hillcrest Drive in Worcester Township.

According to the report, 42-year-old Lee Koch was contacted by Detective Geckle of the Upper Merion Police Department, regarding a retired NYPD officer who was scammed out of money by a website titled www.koch-financial.com.

The website allegedly listed the address of Koch's father, Stanton, as the point of contact, but Koch informed officers that his father had passed away more than a month earlier, and that the family had no affiliation with the website.

The Upper Merion Police Department, the New York City Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police are currently investigating the incident.

Theft of Diamonds

The Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a pear-shaped diamond and gold rope chain from 79-year-old Yolanda Disiro, of Lansdale.

The report states that sometime between 8 p.m. on May 21 and 12 p.m. on May 30, an unknown person entered a cabinet in the dining room of a home located along the 40-block of Essex Court in Worcester Township and removed the diamond and chain from a crystal champagne flute.

The Pennsylvania State Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Aggravated Assault in Schwenksville

The Pennsylvania State Police have issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old William Francis Vose, of Schewnksville, following an incident during the evening of June 13 at 130 West park Avenue in Schwenksville.

According to the report, police have formally charged Vose with aggravated assault and related offenses in connection with a domestic incident in which Vose allegedly pointed a rifle at the face of a 39-year-old victim. The report also states that prior incidents had occurred at the home, including an alleged unreported aggravated assault with a firearm on February 15.

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