Friday, May 3, 2013
Two burglars allegedly approached the victim in masks as he was entering his home early Wednesday morning.
A 42-year-old man was threatened at gunpoint and bound in his basement of his Kutztown Road home in Upper Hanover while robbers stole guns and cash, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. When the victim, of the 2900 block of Kutztown Road, arrived home at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, two men wearing black masks forced him inside the residence with a handgun, according to police. The victim was tied up in his basement while the two men rummaged through his residence, stealing an undisclosed amount of money and ten guns, including two pistols and eight long guns, police said. The burglars then fled the scene in the victim’s 2006 silver Ford F-150 truck, according to the PSP. The victim described the robbers as white men; one is described as 5…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
In addition to requesting information on the burglary, police are urging residents to lock their homes and vehicles.
The New Hanover Township Police Department is seeking public assistance in obtaining information regarding a residential burglary that occurred yesterday on the 300 block of Moyer Road in the Pottstown section of the township. The request for assistance comes only days after police announced that they received numerous reports of thefts from vehicles in the Windy Hill development and the Kleman Road and Bow Lane area. If you have information regarding any of these incidents, contact the New Hanover Township Police Department at 610-327-1150, or dial 9-1-1 if you observe suspicious activity in the area. Police are also reminding residents to keep their homes and vehicles locked at all times. Follow along with the New Hanover Township Police…
Friday, April 5, 2013
A Red Hill garage was also allegedly burglarized.
Home Burglary in Perkiomen According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the home of a 70-year-old man on the 700 block of Gravel Pike was burglarized on March 25. An unknown individual, or individuals, entered the home between 7-11 a.m. through the basement window and allegedly stole several pieces of jewelry, according police. The individuals then fled in an unknown direction, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250 and reference incident number K03-1909453. Garage Burglary in Red Hill The garage of a 53-year-old male on the 300 block of E. Sixth Street in Red Hill Borough was allegedly burglarized between March 10 and March 24, according to the Pennsylvania State …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Burglary also reported in the area.
Criminal Mischief/Criminal Tresspass Police are investigating a report of criminal mischief/criminal trespass at Miller Environmental, located on Defford and Valley Forge Roads in Worcester between Jan. 11 at 2:40 p.m. and Jan. 12 at 12:10 p.m.. Unknown suspects entered the main gate by unknown means and tampered with valves leading to sewage and water talks, causing it to overflow with sewage. Anyone with information is asked to call PSP Skippack at 610-584-1250 and reference K03-1897189. Burglary Between Jan. 11 and Jan. 17, an unknown suspect entered Alvin Rothenberger Inc. on the 2800 block of Skippack Pike in Worcester by unknown means and stole two Stihl chain saws worth $1750, according to the PSP. Police are asking anyone with …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Damage was caused to the building during the incident, but nothing was taken.
Unknown suspect(s) broke into a building on Skippack Pike in Worcester on Jan. 9and attempted to steal a Blue Ford 4350 pickup truck, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. A report states that unknown suspects broke into a building on the 2700 block of Skippack Pike, owned by Sparango Realty, between 4 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. The suspect(s) damaged the door while breaking in, and damaged an awning on the outside of the building. After attempting to steal the vehicle, owned by a 35-year-old Norristown man, the suspect(s) left the scene in an unknown direction. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250 and reference K03-1896268.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The suspects allegedly struck more than 25 single-family dwellings, using the victims' pillow cases to carry the stolen items, which frequently included cash, jewelry, electronics and guns.
Four Montco men have been arrested in connection with a summertime burglary spree that struck more than 25 single-family homes across the tri-county area. Between June 12 and July 23, state police allege that Jason Baldwin, 34, Fabrice Careme, 26, and Gregory Eagle, 29, all of Pottstown, as well as Patrick Brumbaugh, 20 of Lansdale, committed more than 25 day time burglaries throughout western Montgomery County, eastern Berks County and northern Chester County in June and July of this year. Click here to follow us on Facebook According to court records, all of the alleged burglaries shared a common scheme and design, with all break-ins happening on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. The suspects allegedly struck only single-family …
Monday, December 10, 2012
A bad check was cashed in Upper Salford; a Perkiomen resident reported a theft of $3,300 in a separate incident.
Editor's Note: The article headline initially listed criminal activitiy in Perkiomen Township and Trappe Borough. The incidents occured in Perkiomen Township and Upper Salford Borough. We regret the error. Theft-Fraud-Forgery Incident in Perkiomen Township A Perkiomen Township resident reported a loss of $3,300 after one of his checks was forged and cashed, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The 56-year-old male, who resides on the 100 block of Lincoln Road, reported the incident on Nov. 14. Police are still investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 610-584-1250 and reference incident number K03-188831. Theft-Fraud-Forgery Reported at Upper Salford Business The Upper …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Police are searching for a pickup truck used in the burglary of a deer that was stored in an Upper Hanover garage; the victim is offering a $1,500 reward for information.
The Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a late 1990’s model pickup truck that was used when the body of a deer was stolen from an Upper Hanover Garage on Nov. 27, and the victim is offering a $1,500 reward. According to a police report, Christopher Mullaney, of the 1500 block of Layfield Road, found a live trophy 9 point buck that had been illegally hunted and shot in Green Lane Park near his home. Mullaney then humanely put the deer down and transported the body to his garage. Police believe that the individuals who shot the deer then entered Mullaney’s garage and stole the dear head and hide, leaving the carcass behind. The suspects fled on route 663 in an unknown direction in a late 1990’s model heavy duty, two-tone (green …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
While stealing copper piping in the basement of a Collegeville Road home, burglars caused three feet of water to accumulate in the basement.
A burglary on the 800 block of Collegeville Road in Skippack Township led to a flooded basement, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. A 66-year-old female's home as broken into between Aug. 8 and Sept. 8, and the burglars began removing copper piping in her basement. While removing the piping, the individuals caused water to run in the basement, which accumulated to three feet by the time the victim returned home. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the PSP Skippack at 610-584-1250 and reference incident no. K03-1874451.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
A safe, jewelry, personal documents and cash were stolen from a residence on Revere Court.
A home on the 100 block of Revere Court was burglarized on Sept. 13 between 12 Noon and 3 pm, according to Collegeville Police. A police report states that unknown individuals broke into the home through a window in the basement, and then forced the basement door open with what appeared to be two screwdrivers. A white safe with an electronic keypad was removed from the house, as well as several rings, bracelets and necklaces, a two-piece gold box and $4,000 in cash. Additionally, many personal financial papers were removed, including tax forms, social security cards, birth certificates and other documents. According to the responding officer, the intruders seemed to know what they were looking for in the house. Police noted that a …