UD Police Reports: Multiple Vehicle Break Ins Reported
Police incident reports from Upper Dublin Police Department.
Theft from Vehicle - On July 16, an officer responded to LA Fitness, 1175 Virginia Drive, for the report of a vehicle having been illegally entered. The officer met with the victim, owner of a black Toyota Prius, who said she parked her vehicle near the left rear corner of LA Fitness at approximately 6 p.m. when she returned to her vehicle at 7:20 p.m., the alarm was still set and the rear passenger window had been broken out by an unknown blunt object. The victim said her laptop bag was missing from the rear of her car. The bag contained a laptop and a pair of sunglasses.
Stolen Vehicle - On Tuesday, July 17, at approximately 10:47 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 2000 block of Lincoln Drive for a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim stated that his 2002 Ford F250 had been stolen and the victim last saw the truck at 8 p.m. on July 16. The vehicle was in from of he victim’s residence and locked. The victim noticed it was missing on July 17 at 10:30 a.m. A wallet containing a Connecticut driver’s license, $200 cash and an ATM debit card were in the truck.
Theft from Vehicle - On Monday, July 16, at approximately 6:33 p.m., an officer responded to LA Fitness for a report of a vehicle break in that occurred earlier. The vehicle, a green Honda CRV, was parked in the south side parking lot. The vehicle had it’s front passenger side window completely shattered and glass shards were visible in the front passenger area interior, as well as on the windshield and on the ground on the exterior. The victim stated that his black Kenneth Cole brand work bag was missing along with his work laptop that was in the bag.
Damage to Vehicle - On Monday, July 16, at approximately 8:58 p.m., an officer responded to a victim’s report of damage to a vehicle that had occurred earlier at the Dreshertown Plaza. The vehicle, a silver colored Lexus, was parked in the lower lot at Dreshertown Plaza at approximately 7 p.m. At approximately 7:30 p.m., when the victim returned to his vehicle,, they found damage to the front passenger side bumper and headlight area
Theft from Vehicle - On Friday, July 13, at 6:50 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 50 block of Willow Ave. in the Ambler section of Upper Dublin Township for the report of three vehicles that had been broken into. Two of the vehicles had open doors. The first vehicle’s driver door and rear hatch were open. Items taken from the first vehicle were a briefcase which contained an iPad, a passport and an unknown amount of foreign currency. The second vehicle reported the following stolen: a black backpack which contained incidentals, and a black wallet may also be missing with an unknown amount of US currency, credit cards and a PA driver’s license. The third vehicle’s door appeared to be closed but were unlocked. Items reported missing included: sunglasses, a wallet which contained a driver’s license and credit card.
Theft from Vehicle - On Thursday, July 12, at approximately 6:53 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the LA Fitness for a report of a vehicle break in. Upon the officer’s arrival, the victim stated she had arrived at the gym at approximately 5:45 p.m. and when she came back outside at approximately 6:45 p.m., she observed her passenger side front window broken and a backpack that she had on the front seat was taken. Inside the backpack was a PA driver’s license, a work ID, a parking ID, a debit card, a Visa credit card, a $25 gift card, and a woman’s watch valued at $900.
Theft from Vehicle - On Friday, July 13, at approximately 1:06 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Fairview Ave for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The victim state his vehicle, a Chevrolet pick up truck, had been entered sometime overnight between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. The victim said when he had come out to his vehicle that morning, it was quite obvious that someone had rifled through it. The only item reported missing was a gold/silver Citizen’s brand watch.
Theft from Vehicle - On July 13, at 2:54 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1400 block of N Behtlehem Pike to investigate a report of entry into vehicles. The complainant stated she came out to her vehicle which had been left unlocked and parked in her driveway overnight. The victim discovered that the passenger door was ajar. The complainant checked the interior of the vehicle and reported nothing missing. The complainant also check two other vehicles that were parked in the driveway overnight and left unlocked. Both vehicles had their passenger doors ajar, but nothing was taken from all three vehicles.
Theft from Vehicle - On July 13, at approximately 1:15 a.m., an officer was patrolling the area of the 1000 block of Butler Pike for persons involved for the local thefts of motor vehicles in the area when the officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of Butler Ave. for a similar occurrence. The victim reported that a “Navigon” GPS unit valued at $400 and a bag containing papers was missing from the Mercedes and a set of keys from a neighbors white work van.
Theft from Vehicle - On Friday, July 13, at approximately 7:37 a.m., the victim sated that someone had smashed out the passenger side window to their vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe, which was parked in the driveway overnight. The officer observed inside the vehicle a concrete squirrel lawn ornament sitting on the front passenger seat. The victim state that nothing appeared to be missing. At 9 a.m., the victim called and stated that she figured out what the actor wanted inside the vehicle: a knitting bag that contained red yarn.