OMG PD: Heroin in the 'Burbs

Check out these unusual police stories from around Greater Philly.

That Seems Like A Lot of Heroin: Police recovered 600 bags of heroin, a large amount of cocaine, a large amount of crack cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and $2,000 in a Phoenixville drug raid. Get the full story from Phoenixville Patch here. 

How Much Hair Does $210 Buy?: A Philadelphia woman told police that an unknown person stole $210 worth of hair from her home on Montana Street on Aug. 21. Get the full story from Chestnut Hill Patch here.

Tough Robbers, Tougher Customer: A 28-year-old man was shot in the hip as he attempted to wrestle a shotgun away from two would-be robbers in a West Oak Lane Chinese Restaurant on Aug. 31. Read the full story on Chestnut Hill Patch here.

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


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