Four homes bur­glar­ized in Up­per Dublin Town­ship

The Ambler Gazette - - POLICE REPORTS - By Linda Finarelli

Bur­glar­ies at four homes in Up­per Dublin Town­ship this month are be­lieved to have been car­ried out by the same per­son or per­sons.

The four, three in Fort tash­ing­ton and one on a nearby street with an Ambler postal ad­dress, “were in close prox­im­ity and had the same time frame; they were all in the day­time and jew­elry was taken,” Up­per Dublin po­lice De­tec­tive Sgt. Michael Byrne said Tues­day. “te be­lieve they are re­lated, though we have noth­ing con­crete at this time.”

7KH fiUVW RFFuUUHG EHWwHHN 11:15 D.P. and 1 p.m. Sept. 6 in the 300 block of tash­ing­ton Lane, where the back door may have been left un­locked, ac­cord­ing to po­lice. A TV, val­ued at $1,100, was taken from the liv­ing room and pil­low cases and a jew­elry box were WDNHN FURP D VHFRNG-flRRU EHGURRP, po­lice said.

mo­lice were called to a home in the 200 block of Fort tash­ing­ton Av­enue at 5W34 p.m. Sept. 11, where the home­RwNHU KDG UHWuUNHG KRPH WR fiNG WKH door to the kitchen forced open and var­i­ous pieces of gold jew­elry miss­ing, SROLFH VDLG. 7KHUH wDV VLJNL­fiFDNW GDP- age to the door jamb, which had been splin­tered and bro­ken, with the strike SODWH FRuNG RN WKH NLWFKHN flRRU, SROLFH said.

Two homes were re­ported bur­glar­ized Sept. 17, ac­cord­ing to po­lice re­ports. lne, in the 1400 block of Bar­ton Road, oc­curred be­tween 1W15 and 5W30 p.m., po­lice said. The owner re­turned WR fiNG WKH EDFN GRRU EURNHN DNG WKH din­ing room and up­stairs bed­rooms ran­sacked, po­lice said. Two pil­low cases were taken from the mas­ter bed­room along with jew­elry es­ti­mated at a value of $2,000 and some im­por­tant pa­pers, po­lice said.

At 5W53 p.m. Sept. 17, the own­ers of a home in the 500 block of High­land Av­enue called po­lice to re­port re­turnLNJ KRPH WR fiNG WKH EDFN GRRU RSHN and the house ran­sacked, po­lice said. The rear door, which had been locked with a dead bolt, ap­peared to have been shoul­dered or booted, shat­ter­ing the door jamb to gain en­try, po­lice said. Jew­elry val­ued at $2,000 was taken, po­lice said.

Byrne said po­lice were ask­ing res­i­dents to make sure they keep their doors and win­dows locked and re­port any sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity in their neigh­bor­hoods to po­lice by call­ing 215-6462100.

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