This department is currently investigating a theft or vehicle parts and attempted burglary in the area of 474 Mill Street, Catawissa Borough. In the early morning hours of the 28th of October, the suspect entered the victim's property and removed a security camera from the premises. The suspect attempted to gain entry to the victim's garage, but was unsuccessful.
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On the 3rd of November 2017, this department conducted a vehicle stop for a traffic violation which resulted in charges for the operator. The defendant was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and an open container of alcohol.
The victim reported that on the 30th of October, 2017, his back pack was stolen from his vehicle. The vehicle was left unlocked, and the contents of the backpack included a notebook and other school related items totaling $45.00 in value. The case remains under investigation.
The department was dispatched to 103 Hillside Village by maintenance staff for a report of found narcotics. The staff, who were cleaning out a vacant apartment, discovered 135 packets of suspected heroin, needles, and other paraphernalia.
On the 9th of November 2017, the resident of 108 Hillside Village reported a burglary of her residence. According to the victim, the suspect(s) entered the home sometime during the 8th of November when she was not at home. Numerous items were reported stolen from the property, including jewelry,...