A Pottstown man was arrested and charged in connection with stealing cash and credit cards from vehicles in Newtown Township, according to police.
Bevon Hartman, 21, of Pottstown, was charged with several counts of criminal attempt, receiving stolen property, access
device fraud and theft from a motor vehicle, according to court documents.
5 several vehicles were broken into at three separate locations, according to Newtown Township Police.
On the 300 block of Earles Lane, someone entered an unlocked GMC SUV overnight and removed $5 in cash, several credit cards and some personal effects, according to police.
On the 300 block of French Road, an unknown person entered an unlocked Mercedes overnight and
rummaged through the center console and glove box, according to police, and a brief case was removed and
later found at the top of the driveway.
On the 300 block of Jeffrey Lane, someone entered three of the victims' vehicles overnight, which were unlocked and
parked in the driveway, according to police.
About $350 in cash and a credit card was taken from a BMW and about $20 in cash was taken from a Honda
Odyssey, according to police.
A credit card was accessed three times that same day at about 6:56 a.m. at a Wawa gas station at 1500 High Street in Pottstown, according to police, the first two
transactions were for $1 and the third was for $37.26.
All three transactions
were made without the victim’s consent.
Wawa provided surveillance images to police and Hartman was identified as using the card, according to police.
On Aug. 16, Hartman was taken into custody by
the North Coventry Police Department and remanded to Montgomery County Correctional Facility.
On Aug. 28, Hartman agreed to an interview with Newtown Township Police and provided
details of his sole involvment with the vehicle thefts on Earles and Jeffrey lanes and French Road, and
confirmed it was him in the Wawa surveillance image, according to police.