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PSP: Thefts Reported in Perkiomen, Trappe

Electronics and cash were stolen; mischief was also reported.

Theft From Motor Vehicle in Perkiomen Township
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, a 41-year-old Schwenksville woman had items stolen from her car in Perkiomen Township overnight on Sept. 21.

An Apple laptop computer and U.S. currency were stolen from her blue Mitsubishi Outlander, which was parked on the 100 Block of Markley Road.

This is an ongoing investigation - police ask anyone with information to contact PSP Skippack at 610-584-1250 and reference incident no. K03-1877146.

Theft From Motor Vehicle/Possible Ring-and-Runs in Trappe Borough
The Pennsylvania State Police reported a theft from motor vehicle overnight on Sept. 8 in Trappe Borough.

A 55-year-old victim had his car window damaged when electronics and other miscellaneous items were stolen from his vehicle, which was parked on the 200 block of Kelso Circle.

Also in the area that night, neighbors reported that their doorbells were rung and no one was outide, according to police. Food and trash were also left at several residences.

Police are unsure if these incidents are connected.  Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Skippack at 610-584-1250 and reference incident no. K03-1874541.

Roy Martin September 26, 2012 at 11:28 AM
This is what happens when Philly people move out here. They bring their bad habits with them. When I moved here in 1977 the crime rate in PV was ZERO!!!
Warren A. Jacobs September 26, 2012 at 12:55 PM
Yes Roy, it WAS nice here before 1977. Where did you move here from?
Camy Quinn September 26, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Roy, what an awful thing to say. I know something like this happened a few years ago and it ended up being a few middle school boys (whose parents were born and raised in Collegeville.)
Paula Goff September 26, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Oh, Roy, not that tired old stereotype again. People move here from all over. And, as Collegeville Mom points out, these petty criminals might have deep roots in the area. Warren: Touche!
SL September 26, 2012 at 04:04 PM
I know the 41 year old woman in this story who had the laptop stolen. It WAS local kids from the neighborhood. They were caught because the were stupid enough to try to pawn the laptop at the pawn shop in Schwenksville. The State Police had already warned the local pawn shops to be on the look out for it. Luckily she got her laptop back which had irreplaceable photos and other files on it. The kids were 16 and 17, so unfortunately their names probably won't make into this story and embarrass the hell out of them and their families so they keep their thieving little a$$es out of trouble in the future.
Blind Dog September 26, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Oh, MaGoo, you've done it again!
Nick Matregrano September 26, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Send the little bas!!!!! to Juvey Hall, and see what it is like to play pick up basketball with the local residents. They will be absolutely reborn.
Georgie Bag of Donuts September 28, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Really interesting what were there names because I live in schwenksville and I had my purse and gps stolen back in July and then more items were stolen and one night my neighbor actually chased one of these people!!!! I spent my whole summer doing this!!!! Any chance u can give me first names
Georgie Bag of Donuts September 28, 2012 at 02:53 AM
Can ya inbox me the names???
Georgie Bag of Donuts September 28, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Jimmy???
DPF September 28, 2012 at 07:52 PM
I know the owner of the "pawn shop" and it was not the police that called them it was the woman who had her car broken into that called. The police only got involved after they were called by the "pawn shop" about the person bringing in a computer that had been reported stolen by the owner. You guys give the police too much credit.
DPF September 29, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Oh and a really good idea would be to LOCK YOUR CAR at night. This isn't leave it to Beaver-ville
Nicole Boyd September 29, 2012 at 09:44 PM
It was my laptop that was stolen - and yes, it was finally returned. I thought I would set the record straight and tell you the whole story. Friday night I accidentally left my laptop/pocket book and keys in the car - I was rushing to get to a neighbors house to pick up my daughter, On Saturday, I noticed my laptop and money were missing. The police came out immediately to write a report and fingerprinted the car. I was very upset - and the Trooper told me it might make sense to head over the the local pawnshop and check it out. I had harsh judgements of pawn shops - crocked business and con artists. But, as soon as I walked in I was convinced otherwise. Candee - who works Saturdays for The Gold Post in Schwenksville - was nothing but nice and empathetic to my story. I told her how my laptop was stolen, how it had years of priceless photos of my two kids, how i would do anything to get it back. She assured me, that if my laptop came into the shop (or their sister shop) that she would call me. And 1.5 hours later, she did! (YAY!!!) But she couldn't buy the laptop since it was stolen (NO!!!). Instead, she called the police and gave them a description. The police knew immediately who it was. By Sunday night, the police called to tell me the laptop was recovered. All my photos were still on the computer and that the criminals were arrested. The police did their job - but I owe the majority of this to Candee. And today, I stopped in to thank her with a well deserved reward.
Nicole Boyd September 29, 2012 at 09:46 PM
And yes, they were local kids - 16 and 17 years old. The one who stole my laptop lives around the corner from me. I will not share names - as I too as a youngster did many things wrong - but learned from my mistakes. I wish the same for these two kids.
Nicole Boyd September 29, 2012 at 09:48 PM
And thanks SL!
p bresn December 08, 2012 at 05:21 AM
yes the collgvl trappe area has changed...unfortunately.......so those who have to refute that have no voice.........it used to be a great place to live....no longer, thanks to the influx of degenerates............so if you dont know...dont even speak.u have had to live here for 20- yrs plus........

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