Friday, May 17, 2013
Read about two recent incidents.
Police were called to the 300 block of Oxford Road on May 12 at 8:45 a.m. for the report of a burglary. According to police, someone went into the victim's home though an unlocked door and stole $31 and car keys from her purse. The following day, police were called to the 2700 block of Chestnut Avenue around 3 a.m. for the report of someone trying to break into a home. According to police, a 51-year-old Havertown man was found on the home's porch. He was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest and institutional vandalism.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
One home was hit especially hard.
Haverford Police are investigating two burglary cases within the past week at two separate homes. In the first case police say an unknown burglar got inside a house in the 600 block of Georges Lane on February 27 at 7:42 p.m..Police say the burglar got int he house through and unlocked window. Four purses, a wallet, two televisions, camcorder, two laptops, sunglasses, i-pod and Xbox console and games were stolen, according to police. In the second incident police say a woman in the unit block of Upland Road reported that someone entered her house and stole jewelry from her bedroom. The birglary was reported on March 4 at 10:15 a.m.. Police say no force was used in getting into the home and the value of the jewelry was not reported by …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
According to police, a break in was attempted on Hillbrook Road this week.
According to Ardmore Patch, a residence in the Lower Merion section of Haverford was targeted for a robbery earlier this week. A resident of the 500 block of Hillbrook Rd. in Haverford contacted Lower Merion police on Jan. 26 to report the attempted burglary. Glass panes on the rear door of the residence had been broken, and there were footprints in the snow, indicating that someone had come and left, according to the police report. It does not appear entry was gained.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Among the missing items were $35,000 in currencies and a $7,500 wedding ring.
According to Lower Merion Police Department, between Dec. 27 and Dec. 31, thousands of dollars worth of valuables were stolen from a home on the 300 block of Grays Lane in the Haverford section of Lower Merion. A housekeeper discovered ransacking throughout the house on Dec. 31 and alerted the homeowners, who were vacationing in Aspen. There were no signs of force to the house, but "numerous people" had access to the house while the homeowners were gone, including employees and contractors, police said. Among the missing items were $35,000 in currencies (some from a safe), a $7,500 wedding ring, a $3,500 diamond necklace, a $3,500 pearl necklace, a $2,500 opal and diamond ring, three iPads, two iPod Touches and an iMac.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The homeowner told police she left the key in the lock and returned two hours later to find her home burglarized.
A homeowner on the 200 block of Ivy Lane in Haverford lost an estimated $100,000 in jewelry and silverware on November 13, Lower Merion Police are reporting. According to the report, the woman left the house about 9 a.m. that day and mistakenly left the rear door deadbolt key in the lock. She returned about 11:20 a.m. to find the windows in the rear door smashed. The alarm system had not been activated. Haverford Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.