Monday, November 26, 2012
Hatboro Police heard reports of theft, attempted burglary and criminal mischief earlier this month.
A satellite radio was stolen from a vehicle parked in Hatboro and a borough shed was attempted to be burglarized earlier this month, according to Hatboro Police. Theft (from vehicle) Sometime overnight between Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 someone entered an unlocked car parked in the 200 block of Jacksonville Road and stole a Sirius XM satellite radio with mount and charger. The stolen items have an estimated replacement value of approximately $230, police said. Burglary attempt Sometime between Nov. 19 and Nov. 20, someone attempted to burglarize a shed and a garage located on a property in the 400 block of North York Road, according to police. Locks and doors were damaged on both structures, but entry was not gained and nothing was stolen. An …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Video surveillance allegedly caught a 22-year-old woman in the act at the Union Library of Hatboro.
A 22-year-old woman with no fixed address is in county jail for allegedly stealing a donation jar with approximately $30 inside. The woman was arrested on Tuesday at 9:19 p.m. and charged with theft and receiving stolen property as a result of a Hatboro Police investigation that began when a donation jar containing about $30 was stolen from the Union Library of Hatboro on Sept. 15. The theft was captured on video surveillance and investigation identified the woman as the suspect. She was arraigned before District Justice Harry Nesbitt of Horsham and was incarcerated at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
John Becker, a 17-year veteran with the Hatboro Police Department, surrendered to the Attorney General’s office Thursday morning.
A decorated police officer that had worked for the Hatboro Police Department until last spring is facing numerous charges related to his alleged misuse of authority to obtain drugs during a two-year period. John Becker, 42, of Horsham, a former detective sergeant with Hatboro Police Department, turned himself into the Attorney General’s Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation Thursday and was preliminarily arraigned before Hatboro Magisterial District Judge Paul N. Leo. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s Office, Becker, who joined the Hatboro Police force in 1994 and rose to the ranks of corporal in 2000 and sergeant in 2003, is accused of using police department informants to make drug purchases on his behalf. Becker…
Monday, November 14, 2011
The theft at a Horsham business occurred in June and was captured on the store's surveillance video.
The woman accused of stealing a collection jar from Clayton's Hunting and Fishing in Horsham will do time behind bars, according to an article on Phillyburbs. Agnes E. Williams, of the 3800 block of Blair Mill Road in Upper Moreland, netted about $6 from the June 6 theft. She admitted to that, as well as a previous incident in which she stole $140 from her mother to buy scratch-off lottery tickets. On Monday, Williams received a sentence of up to 23 months in county prison. She must also serve an additional one-year probation sentence in connection with the money she stole from the Easton Road business.
Friday, September 30, 2011
The man was sentenced to one to two years in state prison and to an additional 10 years of probation following his parole.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Police seek help in identifying woman alleged to have stolen a store's donation jar.
Horsham police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman accused of stealing a donation jar from the counter of Clayton's Hunting and Fishing. Police said the white female entered the Easton Road store on June 6 and attempted to sell a single rifle rack made of wood and deer hooves. The store was said to have declined buying the item. Police said the woman, upon leaving the store, removed a donation jar off the counter and concealed it under the rifle rack. She was seen leaving the parking lot driving a red or maroon Mitsubishi. Anyone with information about the theft, or the suspect, is asked to call the Horsham Township Police Department, criminal investigation division at 215-643-8284. Disorderly conduct/public drunkenness …