Discussions about regional police coverage between Marlborough Township and Red Hill have officially ended. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Township Supervisor Brian L. Doremus announced that the municipality received a letter from Red Hill officials stating that they are not interested in contracting with the township for police coverage.
Doremus thanked borough officials for their participation in the discussion, according to Eleanor Sadorf, Marlborough Township's manager/secretary.
"I was hoping we could work things out," Doremus said. "Maybe sometime in the future we can revisit this again."
Red Hill informed Marlborough of its decision in a Sept. 28 letter....
A Hereford Township man was charged with aggravated assault and related offenses after he threatened a man with an ax and damaged a vehicle with a smaller ax on Oct. 14.
Police said Herbert Charles Boyer, 51, of Township Road, threw an 18-inch ax at another person "like a tomahawk" and used a 12-inch ax to cause $1,350 damage to a vehicle during the incident.
According to court records, state troopers responded to the unit block of St. Peters Road in Hereford at 3:10 p.m. on Oct. 14. A contractor told authorities Boyer came to a residence the contractor is renovating and started yelling and screaming that the contractor was "done for." Boyer then attempted to hit the contractor with the 18-inch ax, but the contractor kicked the door shut and locked it, according to the affidavit of probable cause....