Blotter: Attempted Home Burglary, Office Burglary, Stolen Vehicle, More
The following information has been provided by the Newtown Township Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate guilt or conviction.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–On Oct. 10 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Newtown police received an incident report of a burglary at Professional Realty Advisors, Inc.at 2 Saint Albans Avenue. According to the report, the employee at the real estate company, told police that his office had been burglarized while he was out. According to the employee, a projector was stolen from his office. The projector is valued at approximately $500.
Deadbolt Lock Stops Intruder From Breaking In
On Oct. 4 at approximately 10:25 p.m., police responded to a home on 500 block of Bishop Hollow Road for a report of an attempted burglary. Upon arrival, police spoke with the homeowner who told police him and his son had discovered a broken window panel on a rear door of the home. The homeowner told police both him and his son left for the day earlier that morning and the homeowner arrived home at approximately 4 p.m. later that day. The homeowner did not notice anything out of the ordinary, according to the report. When his son arrived home later that night at approximately 10 p.m., he found one of the window panes smashed. According to the report, police believe that it appeared the intruder had opened the screen door and smashed the lower, left glass pane to gain access to the inside door knob. However, the intruder was not able to open the door due to the deadbolt lock in place, according to the report. In addition, the wooden area surrounding the broken pane was also damaged, indicating a blunt object was most likely used to break the pane, said police in the report. A neighbor reported only seeing PECO workers cutting down trees at approximately 2 p.m. that day but did not notice anybody else in the area.
Vehicle Stolen in Parking Garage
On Oct. 2 at approximately 6 p.m., police responded to the BPG Management Company site at 3815 West Chester Pike for a report of a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, police spoke with the complainant who told police he had parked and locked his vehicle in the east parking garage in the lower level on Oct. 2 at approximately 9:30 a.m. When the man returned to his vehicle later that evening at approximately 6 p.m., he noticed that the vehicle was missing from the parking stall he had parked in. According to the report, no broken glass or any other debris was observed where the vehicle was parked.
Employee's iPhone Stolen at Work Desk
On Oct. 2 at approximately 12:20 p.m., police responded to Remax Realtors on St. Albans Avenue for a reported theft. Upon arrival, police spoke with an employee of Remax Realtors who told police that they had just received a delivery of filing cabinets from W.B. Mason and the cabinets were installed behind the desk where the employee works. According to the report, the employee told police she had left her iPhone on the desk and noticed it was missing after the delivery from W.B. Mason.