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Police Log: Mailboxes Damaged & Thefts From Vehicles


The following was provided courtesy of the Newtown Township Police Department.

Newtown Township

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January 4

Vandalism

Police were dispatched to two Parsons Lane residences shortly after 4 p.m. for a report of property damage. Upon arrival, the officer met with both homeowners and observed two damaged mailboxes and parts of a vehicle left at the scene. The homeowners explained that they believed the damage occurred a few hours prior and wanted to keep the vehicle parts in case they were able to spot a matching vehicle. The estimated damage for each mailbox is $500.

January 8

Thefts From Vehicles

Throughout the day several victims contacted police to report theft from their unlocked vehicles that occurred overnight. Two of the reported thefts occurred on Essex Place, and the third reported theft occurred on Farmington Place. The total loss was less than $50 from each vehicle.


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