Burglary - Residential

Incident #19-000147 

The Locust Township Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Wednesday, 01/16/19 between approximately 0800 hrs and 5:45 pm. The burglary occurred in the 800 block of Old Reading Road, Locust Township (near the intersection of Black Bear Drive. The rear door of the home was forced open and a wood armoire was taken from a bedroom. The armoire contained a large amount of jewelry.

Further updates will be provided as we continue the investigation. 

If you witnessed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area yesterday, please contact the Locust Township Police Department through the CrimeWatch app or via at 570-799-5806. No tip is insignificant, any observation/description you have may be beneficial to the investigation. 

Residents are reminded to call 911 if they observe any in progress suspicious activity near their homes. 

Thank you in advance for any assistance you can provide.

Incident Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 5:45pm

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800 Block Old Reading Road
Locust Township
Catawissa, PA 17820