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Police Respond to 3 Residential Burglaries and More

Three reports of residential burglaries, an attempted residential burglary, criminal mischief and more were listed in a recent police blotter.

In addition to a possible DUI charge for a man falling asleep behind the wheel of his running vehicle, the Northampton Township Police Department also released reports of residential burglary, theft, criminal mischief and more in a recent blotter. 

Burglary – Residential - Forced
Unit block of Meer Drive

A resident of the unit block of Meer Drive reported a burglary from the house. The owner was out between 10:30 a.m. and 12:49 p.m. and returned to find that someone had forced entry to the house. A yet-to-be-determined amount of jewelry was found stolen on Friday, Nov. 16.

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Burglary – Residential – Forced
Unit block of Polder Drive

A resident of a home on the unit block of Polder Drive reported being the last family member to leave the home just before 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19. At about 11:40 a.m. a family member returned to find that someone had forcibly entered the home and various areas inside had been ransacked. At the time of the report it was not known what had been taken.

Burglary – Residential – Forced
Unit block of Sharon Drive

On Monday, Nov. 19, the resident of a home on the unit block of Sharon Drive reported that sometime between 8:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., someone had forcibly entered the home. Jewelry, computers and a game console were stolen. No value was given for the items.

Attempted Burglary
Unit block of Meer Drive

The homeowner on the unit block of Meer Drive reported that sometime between Nov. 16 and 18 someone had tried to enter his home by removing a screen from a window and tampering with the window. No entry was gained.

Warrant Arrest
100 block of Railroad Drive

While investigating an occupied suspicious vehicle in a parking lot of a closed business on Railroad Drive shortly afer 1 a.m., an officer found one of the vehicles occupants to be wanted by the Philadelphia courts on charges of possessing a controlled substance. Norman Lewis, 46, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody on Saturday, Nov. 17 and was transferred into the custody of Philadelphia Police. 

Theft from Vehicle
Unit block of Great Oak Drive

On Saturday, Nov. 17, a resident of the unit block of Great Oak Drive reported that sometime between 10 p.m. on Friday and 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, someone stole the tailgate from his truck that was parked in his driveway. The tailgate had an estimated value of $500.

Criminal Mischief
Unit block of Buttonwood Drive

On Sunday, Nov. 18, the property owner of a home on the unit block of Buttonwood Drive reported that sometime overnight his mailbox had been knocked over. Damage was estimated at $200.

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