July 9, 2009


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The Chestnut Hill Local
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The following crimes are from the week of June 26 to July 4.

June 28. 8900 block Germantown Ave. Between 12 p.m. and 3:24 p.m., an unknown person entered complainant’s 2005 Toyota and stole three credit cards.

June 28. Valley Green Inn and Valley Green Road. Complainant states that an unknown person stole three credit cards from his backpack, which was in the trunk of his Toyota. No sign of forced entry.

June 30. 8300 block Seminole St. Complainant states that between 12 p.m. on June 27 and 6:30 p.m. on June 30, an unknown person entered an unlocked garage and stole two bicycles, one gray and one blue.

July 1. 8800 block Germantown Ave. Complainant states that an unknown offender removed items from her work station. Items were: one purse containing seven credit cards, five gift cards, one Social Security card, a state identification card, and one medical insurance card. Various other items were taken.

July 1. Valley Green Inn and Valley Green Road. Complainant states she parked her silver 2003 Honda CRV at 10:30 a.m. and returned at 2:45 p.m. to find two credit cards removed from her wallet, which was in vehicle. No sign of forced entry.

July 3. 8600 block Seminole St. Complainant states that when she returned home she found a rear door forced open. Missing was an oil painting from the early 1800’s.

July 4. 8100 block Seminole St. Between 10 p.m. on July 3 and 8 p.m. on July 4, an unknown person forced open back door and stole various items.

July 4. 7500 St. Martin’s Lane. Complainant states that an unknown person gained entry through an open window and stole an HP laptop.

Summary — Eight crimes for week: four burglaries, one theft and three thefts from vehicle. Summer time encourages us to open windows to let fresh air into the house. Try putting window stops in the windows you wish to open. Be sure to lock your car and remember people can open your trunk if they get into your car. Leaving valuables in your car and in your trunk is inviting trouble.

Town Watch, 215-248-1320.

If you have been the victim of a crime and would like information, service or support, call Northwest Victim Services, 6301 Germantown Ave.,  Second Floor, Suite One, 215-438-4410. The service is free.