Times Chronicle & Public Spirit

Cheltenham

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ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 7 an unknown person hacked into the victim’s computer, police said. THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 7 that four boxes were taken from the victim’s apartment, police said. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY » Jan Abreu, 43, of the 900 block of Township Line Road, Elkins Park, was taken into custody at 12:29 p.m. Feb. 7 in the 7900 block of High School Road and charged with burglary and attempted burglary at a string of commercial properties, police said.

THEFT » The catalytic converter of a vehicle parked at One Main Financial, 1001 Cheltenham Ave., was reported stolen at 5:41 p.m. Feb. 7, police said.

THEFT » A male, late 20s-30, stole four bottles of laundry detergent, valued at $100, from Rite Aid, 1401 W. Cheltenham Ave., at 6:26 p.m. Feb. 7, police said. COUNTERFEI­T » Two males attempted to pass counterfei­t bills at Burlington Coat Factory, 2471 Cheltenham Ave., at 8:50 p.m. Feb. 7 and left after the money was refused, police said.

THEFT » Items were reported stolen at 9:35 a.m. Feb. 8 from a vehicle in the 2400 block of Cheltenham Avenue, police said.

BAD CHECK » A male attempted to cash a fake check at 10:09 a.m. Feb. 8 at Citizen’s Bank, 7425 N. Front St., police said. WARRANT » Kyle Massie, 46, of the 1700 block of Erlen Road, Elkins Park, was taken into custody at 12:31 p.m. Feb. 8 on an outstandin­g warrant charging him with the indecent assault of a minor under 13 in Cheltenham in 2016, police said.

FRAUD » A resident reported Feb. 8 that an unknown person used the victim’s identity to obtain loans, police said.

THEFT » A child’s Sync-up TMobile watch was reported stolen at 7:05 p.m. Feb. 8 from Glenside Elementary, 400 Harrison Ave., police said.

THEFT » A catalytic converter was reported stolen at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 9 from a vehicle parked in the 900 block of Valley Road, police said.

THEFT » A female stole $200 worth of goods from CVS, 45 Cheltenham Ave., at 1:47 p.m. Feb. 9, police said. THEFT » A person stole $195 worth of goods from Burlington Coat Factory, 2471 Cheltenham Ave., at 4:54 p.m. Feb. 9, police said. FRAUD » A resident reported Feb. 9 that a check was altered and cashed, police said.

RETAIL THEFT » A person stole clothing from K & G Men’s Company, 3001 W. Cheltenham Ave., at 7:37 p.m. Feb. 9 and fled in a gray vehicle, police said. VANDALISM » The tires on a vehicle parked at Home Depot, 7690 Washington Lane, were found slashed at 1:20 p.m. Feb. 10, police said. RETAIL THEFT » Two males stole merchandis­e valued at $4,450 from AT&T, 1000 Easton Road, at 2:19 p.m. Feb. 10, police said. BURGLARY » A male wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, dark clothing, gloves and mask stole $3,000 to $4,000 in cash from a safe and about $200 from a tip jar at Tropical Smoothie, 2401 Cheltenham Ave., at 7:44 p.m. Feb. 10, police said. The owner reported an employee had purposely left a rear door open, police said.

THEFT » A license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 7900 block of Old York Road at 7:11 a.m. Feb. 11, police said.

RETAIL THEFT » Two females stole items from Rite Aid, 1401 W. Cheltenham Ave., at 4:42 p.m. Feb. 11, police said.

ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 11 an unknown person opened a bank account in the victim’s name, police said.

THEFT » The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a Mitsubishi Outlander in the 1600 block of Church Road at 9:57 p.m. Feb. 11, police said. A suspect vehicle had been parked next to the vehicle and left via Panther Road after taking the converter, police said.

BURGLARY » Cottman Mart, 584 Cottman Ave., reported a burglary at 5:32 a.m. Feb. 12, where the front door was forced to gain entry police said.

RETAIL THEFT » Stephen Lloyd, 61, of the 1800 block of West Venango Street, Philadelph­ia, was charged with a felony count of retail theft at 8:57 a.m. Feb. 12 after he allegedly took items from Shop Rite, 2471 W. Cheltenham Ave., police said.

SEXUAL ASSAULT » Police are investigat­ing a report made Feb. 12 by a resident regarding a sexual assault that occurred between 2001 and 2006, police said. RETAIL THEFT » A 38-yearold male of the 2600 block of Deacon Street, Philadelph­ia, was taken into custody at 12:21 p.m. Feb. 12 after allegedly taking items from Home Depot, 7690 Washington Lane, police said.

RETAIL THEFT » A black male, dark complexion, early to mid-40s, wearing a black jacket, red hooded sweatshirt and red sneakers stole a bag full of Tide detergent from CVS, 45 W. Cheltenham Ave., at 6:59 p.m. Feb. 12, and fled in a dark-colored sedan, police said.

RETAIL THEFT » Items were reported stolen at 12:23 p.m. Feb. 13 from Fine Wine & Spirits, 123 S. Easton Road, police said.

AUTO THEFT » A 2014 brown Chevrolet Sonic, PA license LBX3451, was reported stolen at 10:20 a.m. Feb. 14 from Kentucky Fried Chicken, 8140 Ogontz Ave., police said.

ID THEFT » A resident reported the victim’s bank account was compromise­d, police said.

FRAUD » A resident reported at 3:51 p.m. Feb. 14 that purchases were made at several places with the victim’s lost debit card, police said RETAIL THEFT » A 67-yearold Philadelph­ia man was charged with retail theft after taking $676 worth of goods from Shop Rite, 2471 Cheltenham Ave, at 6:48 p.m. Feb. 14, police said.

ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 15 the victim’s unemployme­nt benefits were re-routed to a bank account not registered to the victim, police said.

FRAUD » A resident reported Feb. 16 the fraudulent use of the victim’s credit card, police said.

ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 16 an unknown person applied for unemployme­nt under the victim’s name, police said.

AUTO THEFT » A black 2018 Nissan Altima, PA tag LHW-9958, was reported stolen at 8:32 p.m. Feb. 16 from the 300 block of Winding Way, police said. RETAIL THEFT » Four females took an unknown number of goods from Shop Rite, 2471 W. Cheltenham Ave., at 9:42 p.m. Feb. 16 and ran toward the SEPTA bus loop, police said. RETAIL THEFT » A male wearing a black coat with fur collar, and black sweatpants took 50-60 Red Bull drinks and fled in a twodoor sedan at 12:36 a.m. Feb. 17 at Wawa, 8250 Limekiln Pike, police said.

ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 17 an unknown person opened an account in the victim’s name, police said.

BURGLARY » A victim of a home invasion at 6:16 a.m. Feb. 18 in the 4100 block of Brookview Place was held at gunpoint and robbed of a vehicle and some cash, police said.

ASSAULT » A juvenile reported being assaulted at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Towers at Wyncote, 8480 Limekiln Pike, police said. Investigat­ion continuing.

ID THEFT » A resident reported Feb. 18 an unknown person filed for unemployme­nt benefits in the victim’s name, police said.

FRAUD » A resident reported Feb. 18 a mailed check was apparently intercepte­d and altered, police said. WEAPONS POSSESSION » Donta Jenkins, 36, of the 5500 block of Ogontz Ave., Philadelph­ia was charged with a felony count of carrying a firearm without a license after being stopped for reckless driving at 9:40 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 1000 block of Easton Road, police said. Jenkins also had a warrant charging him with fraud in Chester County, police said.

RETAIL THEFT » A male and female stole about $91 worth of goods from Rite Aid, 1401 Cheltenham Ave., at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 19, police said.

THEFT » T-Mobile reported at 2:06 p.m. Feb. 19 that an employee took new cellphones from the store at 2401 W. Cheltenham Ave. over a period of time valued at $11,000, police said. An investigat­ion is continuing.

THEFT » Items were taken from a vehicle parked on Tookany Creek Parkway found with a broken back left window at 12:37 p.m. Feb. 20, police said. RETAIL THEFT » A person stole about $100 worth of goods from Marshalls, 2401 Cheltenham Ave, at 6:17 p.m. Feb. 20, police said. THEFT » A blue Nissan Kicks SUV rental vehicle, PA tag 2ACN58, and Samsung A10E phone were reported stolen at 8:47 p.m. Feb. 20 from the 2000 block of John Russell Circle by a lightskinn­ed black male wearing a red coat and gray hooded sweatshirt riding in a white Jeep SUV, police said. RETAIL THEFT » A male stole several purses, valued between $200 and $250, from Burlington Coat Factory, 2471 Cheltenham Ave., at 8:48 p.m. Feb. 20, police said.

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