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INDECENT EXPOSURE >> John Pickersgill, 52, of the 1300 block of Welsh Road, Lansdale, was charged with indecent exposure and open lewdness after a female reported a man parked next to her was masturbating in his vehicle about 12:35 a.m. Oct. 8 at Walmart on Bethlehem Pike, Hilltown Township Police Department said. The female reported that when she walked past, the man had no shirt and his genitals were exposed, police said. She gave a license number and description of the vehicle, police said. The vehicle was stopped a short distance away and Pickersgill was identified and charged, police said.

THEFT, FORGERY >> Janine Deemer, 42, of the 800 block of Callowhill Road, Perkasie, was charged with felony theft by unlawful taking and forgery after a Route 309 vehicle dealership reported Aug. 29 that Deemer, who was an employee, had taken several business checks and without authorization deposited the money in her personal bank account, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Investigation showed almost $7,000 was taken over a five-month period, police said. Deemer was interviewed and confessed to taking the checks, police said.

FRAUD, THEFT >> A warrant has been issued for David Bryan Kircher, 27, no fixed address, on charges of felony access device fraud and theft by unlawful taking, Hilltown Township Police Department said. On Sept. 2, a resident reported unauthorized access to and withdrawals from their bank account through their debit card on numerous occasions, police said. Investigation identified Kircher as the person who committed the thefts, police said.

DUI, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA >> Sarah Anne Morgan, 26, of the 100 block of South Main Street, Quakertown, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance and with possession of drug paraphernalia after being stopped on Route 309 near Bergey Road for erratic driving about 12:48 a.m. Sept. 22, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Morgan showed indications of alcohol and controlled substance impairment and failed field sobriety tests, police said. She was taken for blood testing, which later showed a 0.143 percent blood alcohol content in addition to a controlled substance, police said.

DUI >> Jared Alexander Lyons, 19, of the 100 block of Centennial Road, Telford, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance after officers responded to a report someone parked at the gas pumps at Wawa on Bethlehem Pike and was passed out with his vehicle running and his foot depressing the gas pedal racing the engine about 12:14 a.m. Aug. 26, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Lyons showed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests, police said. He was taken for blood testing which later showed the presence of several controlled substances, police said.

DUI, UNDERAGE >> Ernest Pelliccoitti, 19, of the 100 block of Aspen Drive, Sellersville, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, resisting arrest and underage consumption and possession of alcohol after being stopped on Rickert Road between Diamond and Green streets for erratic and reckless driving about 12:13 a.m. Oct. 1, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Pelliccoitti displayed indications of alcohol impairment and failed field sobriety tests, police said. When the officer went to place Pelliccoitti under arrest, he immediately became combative and resisted arrest, police said. He was taken into custody and for a blood test, to which he refused to submit, police said.

BURGLARY >> Maxwell Scott Tuerke, 18, of the 700 block of South County Line Road, Telford, and Antonio Dominic Juliano, 19, of the 2500 block of Three Mile Run Road, Perkasie, were charged with burglary, criminal conspiracy, possessing an instrument of crime, theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief after officers responded to Romanowski field for a report of suspicious activity about 2:02 a.m. Aug. 30, Hilltown Township Police Department said. The report said two males were seen walking around the clubhouse and it sounded as though they were trying to break into the building, police said. When police arrived, the two fled on foot, police said. Numerous items, including two cash registers that had been taken from the clubhouse and dropped by the burglars, were found, police said. Tuerke and Juliano were identified through investigation, police said. Both were interviewed and confessed to committing the burglary, police said.

James Francis Zahner, 29, of the 400 block of North Second Street, Telford, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance after being stopped on Route 113 at Route 309 for littering about 4:30 p.m. July 11, police said. He showed signs of controlled substance impairment and failed field sobriety tests, police said. He was taken for a blood test, which later showed the presence of several controlled substances, police said.

Salvatore Cotteta, 32, of the 4000 block of Diane Way, Doylestown, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and controlled substance and a vehicle lighting equipment violation after being stopped in the 900 block of Callowhill Road for the vehicle lighting violation about 1:10 a.m. July 17, police said. He showed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests, police said. He was taken for a blood test, which later showed a 0.134 percent blood alcohol content and the presence of controlled substance, police said.

Jennifer Frattone, 48, of the 100 block of East Wenger Avenue, Silverdale, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a single-vehicle accident on Limekiln Pike at Azlen Lane about 5:06 p.m. Sept. 19, police said. Frattone had lost control of the vehicle and it overturned, police said. She was flown to Temple University Hospital, where a blood sample was obtained, police said. The test later showed a 0.19 percent blood alcohol content, police said.

RETAIL THEFT >> Subarna Uddin, 31, of the 800 block of Wedgewood Drive, Lansdale, was charged with misdemeanor retail theft after officers responded to Walmart on Bethlehem Pike for a retail theft about 4:40 p.m. Sept. 12, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Investigation showed Uddin had concealed almost $450 of video games and left the store without paying, police said.

RETAIL THEFT, HARASSMENT >> William Richmond Walter, 27, of the 2600 block of Anthony Drive, Colmar, was charged with misdemeanor retail theft and harassment after officers responded to Walmart on Bethlehem Pike for a retail theft about 4:41 p.m Sept. 26, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Investigation showed a man tried to take merchandise from the store and, after being discovered, fled the store after physically engaging a store employee, police said. The man was found on foot several blocks from the store and identified as Walter, police said.

HIT & RUN >> Paul A. Kolodziejczak, 30, of the 100 block of Burnish Court, Perkasie, was charged with accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property and a driving violation after the victim of a hit-and-run accident reported his vehicle was hit by another vehicle about 7:26 a.m. Sept. 30 and that the driver of the striking vehicle left the scene and failed to provide required information, Hilltown Township Police Department said. Kolodziejczak was identified as the driver of the striking vehicle, police said.