Lt. Chris Flanagan says between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. a burglar or burglars slipped into the homes through first floor doors and windows, taking laptops, phones and purses, while residents were sleeping upstairs.
A burglary in a place of worship. Fences, locks, even surveillance cameras aren’t enough to deter a brazen burglar from targeting Straight Gate Church in Southwest Philadelphia not once, but twice.
It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday along the 6100 block of Van Dyke Street.
Authorities say two men entered the store on the Roosevelt Boulevard through a hole on a back wall, that the suspects likely created.
A Washington Square West couple had an unwelcome guest on Thanksgiving.
Owner Nathan Barsky says they triggered the alarm when they broke his door around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, but they were gone by the time his manager arrived seven minutes later.
State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth.
Police in Palmyra, New Jersey are asking for the public’s help as they investigate several incidents that happened over the weekend.
Police are looking for this man, allegedly part of a burglary ring targeting elderly in several states.
Police are searching for a bike-riding bandit who was caught on tape breaking into and stealing belongings from a home in Northeast Philadelphia.
The two suspects reportedly kicked open the door leading to the victims’ apartment before assaulting the 61-year-old disabled woman and her daughter.
Police say five homes and a car were broken into — all in one night.
The suspects, 28-year-old Daniel M. Baker, of Collings Lakes, and 30-year-old Antonio Quintero, of Hammonton, reportedly committed the crimes over the past four months.
According to police, the latest homeowner fell victim last Friday night, becoming the eighth home hit since June.
A southern New Jersey man with a criminal record dating back more than 30 years has been handed an 18-year sentence for his latest crime.