Tredyffrin Township Police Officer Larry Meoli is home recovering after miraculously surviving being hit by a speeding car and thrown into its windshield.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Tredyffrin's police chief says physical conditioning and a bullet proof vest may be the crticial factors in Officer Larry Meoli's miraculous survival after being hit by a speeding car.
He could have easily been killed, but less than twelve hours after Tredyffrin Township Police Officer Larry Meoli was hit by a speeding Porsche, thrown into the air, and slammed into the windshield of the car, he was able to leave the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and go home to recover with his family. One detective told Patch there must have been guardian angels watching out for him. The department's new chief says Meoli had two other things going for him as well: physical conditioning and his bullet-proof vest. Tredyffrin Police Superintendent Anthony Giaimo says Meoli was wearing his ballistic vest which may have helped absorb some of the force of the impact as Officer Meoli's body was slammed into the sports car's …
Monday, May 21, 2012
A student who got sick at Conestoga High School and text messages lead to arrests of suspected drug dealers at an Upper Main Line SEPTA station.
It's a drug bust story that starts with a student getting sick on drug-laced food and ends with text messages that led investigators to two accused drug dealers. According to a press release from Tredyffrin Police, a student at Conestoga High School got sick after eating (unspecified) drug-laced food last Thursday, May 17. That incident led to an investigation into the source of the drugs. According to police, a phone number then led detectives to set up a drug buy via text message. On Friday, May 18, Tredyffrin an undercover officer contacted the suspected drug dealer and spoke about prices and times for a meet. Detectives were then directed by text messages to a car in the parking lot of the Daylesford Train Station. Tredyffrin Police …
26 year Tredyffrin Police veteran Officer Larry Meoli is home recovering after being hit by an allegedly speeding Porsche Friday in Strafford.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Sign a community "Get Well" Card for Officer Meoli here.
Tredyffrin Township Police Officer Larry Meoli is home with his family after being hit by a car on Old Eagle School Road Friday night near the Starfford Train Station. Officer Meoli was airlifted in serious condition to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he was treated for head, chest and shoulder injuries after being lifted off the ground and hitting the winshield of the car. Miraculously, he was released from the hospital overnight and is now home recovering. Officer Meoli is a 26 year veteran of the force and a familiar face in the community. He is the department's public lianson officer and appears at many events on behalf of the department. Just last week he was a "face" of the Tredyffrin Department …