Blotter: Pumpkins, Copper Tubing, iPhone, and More Stolen

The following information was provided by the Marple Township Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate guilt or conviction.

BROOMALL–On Oct. 16 at approximately 11 a.m., Marple police responded to National Developers on Parkway Boulevard for a reported theft. Upon arrival, police spoke with the property owners who reported that copper tubing from seven air conditioner compressors at 780, 797, and 798 Sussex Boulevard were stolen sometime over the weekend. According to the report, the tubing had been crimped and cut. Seven out of the nine air conditioner compressors from Satellite 5 were involved, according to the report. The approximate cost to replace the tubing is valued around $1,700. Police are further investigating this incident.

Pumpkins Stolen, Smashed From Home

On Oct. 15 at approximately 4:30 p.m., police received a report of a theft at a home on the 300 block of Sussex Boulevard. According to the report, the homeowners told police that three pumpkins were stolen on Friday night sometime between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. that night. Two of the pumpkins were recovered from her behind the tires of the neighbor’s vehicle across the street, according to the report. The homeowner told police she noticed an additional smashed pumpkin around the corner from the home.

Martins Run Employee's Wallet Stolen 

On Oct. 14 at approximately 8:40 p.m., police responded to Martins Run Senior Care Center on 11 Martins Road in Media for a reported theft. Upon arrival, police spoke to an employee who told police that at some point throughout the day, someone had removed his black leather wallet from his backpack, which was in the common area in the building. According to the report, the employee told police that $42, a social security card, student ID, state identification card, debit card, and a key to his home were inside the wallet. 

Copper Gutters Stolen From Vacant Home

On Oct. 6 at approximately 10:15 a.m., police received a report of a theft from a home on the 100 block of North Malin Road. According to the report, the complainant told police that someone had removed the copper gutters and down spouts from the home. The house is in estate settlement and has not been inhabited for awhile, according to the report. However, according to the report, copper gutters were attached to the home about a month ago. Nothing else from the home appeared to be disturbed or vandalized, according to the report. 

iPhone Stolen at DCCC Computer Lab

On Oct. 4 at approximately 11 a.m., police responded to the Delaware County Community College for a reported theft of an iPhone. Police spoke with the complainant who told police that he was in the computer lab and had plugged in the phone to an outlet to charge it. Moments later, the complainant discovered the phone missing, according to the report. The value of the phone is approximately $300.






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