Guns, Cash, Jewelry Stolen in Upper Darby Burglary Spree: Cops

Police say seven burglaries and three break-ins have been reported in Drexel Hill and Drexel Park since November 21.

Upper Darby Police are on the hunt for suspects who they say are responsible for several burglaries and thefts in Drexel Hill and Drexel Park.

The crime spree began on November 21, with the last reported incident on Wednesday, according to the Delco Times.

Investigators say seven burglaries and thefts have been reported as well as three break-ins or attempted burglaries with nothing reported missing.

The burglaries occurred at five homes on the 300 block of Fairfax, the 400 block of Lombardy, 900 block of Harper and 800 block of Penn and Turner avenues, according to police. The Delco Times reports that the following items were stolen from the homes:

  • .357 Magnum Revolver worth $300
  • .38-caliber Smith & Wesson worth $400
  • Laptop
  • $4300 in cash
  • Necklace worth $20,000
  • $1,000 in Jewelry
  • Digital Camera worth $1,000
  • iPod worth $100
  • Two $400 watches

The Delco Times also reports that seven packages delivered by UPS to two homes on Penn Avenue were stolen last Tuesday.

Police have a suspect in the package thefts, according to the Delco Times. They are searching for a white female driving a dark Pontiac Bonneville.

The Times reports that police and township officials will meet with residents to discuss the investigation and provide tips for homeowners. The meeting will take place 7 p.m. on December 8 at St. Bernadette Church Hall on Turner Avenue.

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood warns residents in the area to lock their doors and windows. If you have any information on any of the aforementioned incidents, please call the Upper Darby Police.

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