Blotter: Thefts at Wings to Go, DCCC, Walmart, More

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

BROOMALL–On Sept. 16 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Bryn Mawr resident came into the Marple police station to report a missing wallet the Friday before when he left work at around 5:30 p.m. The employee works at the office building at 370 Reed Road. According to the report, the man could not find his wallet as he was leaving and told police that a copier repairman and a few others were in the building at the time. According to the report, the man discovered an unauthorized purchase on one of his cards on Sept. 14 at approximately 4:25 p.m. at the Hess gas station in Havertown.

Baseballs and Equipment Stolen at DCCC 

On Sept. 17 at approximately 3:10 p.m., police received an incident report from an employee at the Delaware County Community College for a reported theft. According to the report, the employee told police about two dozen baseballs, netting from the pitching net and frame of the baseball net have been taken from one of the storage rooms. The employee reported two lengths of aluminum bleachers also missing. According to the report, the pitching net is left outside hidden behind the left-side dugout. Police are further investigating this incident.

Used Cooking Oil Stolen at Wings To Go

On Sept. 13 at approximately 1:15 p.m., police responded to Wings to Go on South Sproul Road for a reported theft. Police spoke to an employee from the company contracted to pick up used cooking oil. The employee told police he arrived that day to collect the used cooking oil and found both containers to be empty. According to the report, the employee observed the fencing material, located underneath the lids of the containers, was cut. Police are further investigating this incident.

Woman Takes $38 Worth of Items

On Sept. 11 at approximately 8:15 p.m., police responded to Walmart in the Marple Crossroads Shopping Center for a reported retail theft. Upon arrival, police spoke with the loss prevention associate at the store who told police that a woman entered the store and started placing merchandise into a black purse, according to the report. The store’s loss prevention associate stopped the woman after she passed the cash registers without paying for the items, according to the report. The value of stolen items totaled to $38.25. According to the report, the 22-year-old woman had four prior arress for retail theft and one conviction listed. Two warrants were also issued for the woman.  

Main Line Health Employee Victim of Identity Theft

On Sept. 11 at approximately 10:45 a.m., police received information from an employee at Main Line Health who reported her Discover and Sears card had been compromised. According to the report, someone had opened an account with Bill Me Later and began making purchases that appeared to have started in June of 2012 and continued throughtout he past months. There had been four purchases made from Charlotte Russe in the amount of $2,384.49 and other attempts have been reported as well. Police are further investigating this incident.


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