WPD Reports: Plymouth Meeting Burglary
Weekly police reports from the Whitemarsh Police Department.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
At approximately 4:03 p.m. on June 13, a resident of the 100 block of Wildflower Drive, Plymouth Meeting reported a home burglary to police.
According to the resident, she returned home at approximately 4 p.m. to find her front door forced open. Missing from the house was a 50” TV, a smaller television, several jewelry boxes, and additional items of lesser value.
Upon investigation, police determined that the door was pried open with a construction type bar. Several fingerprints were found and detectives responded to process the scene. Neighbors did not report seeing anything suspicious, although the homeowners stated that they had hired a contract company, which they found on Groupon, two months beforehand.
At approximately 12:05 p.m. on June 12, a resident of the Washington Towers apartment complex, or 491 Bethlehem Pike, reported to police that someone had stolen two bottles of cologne, valued at $130, from his apartment while on vacation between May 15 and June 8, 2012. No forced entry was reported.
Theft from vehicle:
At approximately 6:59 p.m. on June 17, a resident of the 1800 block of Butler Pike, Conshohocken, reported to police that an unknown person had entered her 2011 Toyota Corolla sometime overnight. The unknown person removed a green leather purse containing a Calvin Klein brown wallet, a credit card, a Missouri driver’s license, and a pocket diploma. The victim told police the purse had sentimental value.
Theft at Panera:
At approximately 1:17 p.m. on June 16, a customer at the Panera Bread at 48 Ridge Pike told police that someone had removed a black Coach wallet from her purse while it was slung over her chair.
The victim described a suspected thief as a heavyset white male who may have been balding. By the time the victim made the discovery, one credit card had been used to make a purchase at a nearby Target.
Harassment by communication:
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on June 17, a resident of Lafayette Hill reported to police that an unknown man had called his 10-year-old son’s cell phone several times from a blocked number. The caller claimed that his niece had received several obscene phone calls from that number.
The reporting resident says that although he informed the man several times that he was incorrect, the man continued to call him.
At approximately 9 p.m. on June 15, a resident of the 500 block of Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, reported to police that someone had used her debit account to make three unauthorized purchases on iTunes. According to the victim, the charges totaled approximately $168.
Harassment by communication:
At approximately 12:12 p.m. on June 15, a resident of the 200 block of Picket Post Court, Fort Washington, reported to police that a former client of his wife had been calling her over the past two days yelling and cursing.
According to the report, the caller had done business with the resident’s wife seven years ago, which ended on a sour note. Police contacted the suspect and told her not to make any more calls, at which point the suspect said she had received calls from the woman’s father first.
Comcast account theft:
At approximately 6:58 p.m. on June 12, a resident of the 3000 block of Mayflower Road, Plymouth Meeting, reported to police that an unknown person had used his personal information to open a Comcast account in Chicago, Ill. According to the victim, there are approximately $1,309 in past due charges on the account.
At approximately 7:09 p.m. on June 14, a resident of the 300 block of Roberts Avenue, Conshohocken, reported to police that an unknown person had used her Wells Fargo debit card to make a fraudulent charge of $269.40.