polo beanie Ford Explorer stolen in Villanova burglary
Theft from cars>> Lower Merion police are investigating a theft from cars parked at a home on the unit block of Llanberris Road in Bala Cynwyd that was reported May 18. when she walked outside she noticed her Ford Explorer was missing. She went into the kitchen and noticed a Dell computer was also gone. Police say someone entered the home and took a set of keys and the computer. The car was parked in a driveway and had been left unlocked when someone took sunglasses from one car and a role of quarters from a second car. and put it in her locker. she moved her backpack from the locker and placed it on a communal rack at a class. The phone was valued at $749.
Theft of bike from porch>> An unlocked bike was stolen from the open porch of a home on Dorset Lane in Penn Wynne that took place sometime overnight between May 17 and May 18. The bike was valued at about $100.
2 arrested in alleged retail theft>> Lower Merion police have charged two people who are alleged to have been hiding merchandise inside a baby’s stroller at the Lord and Taylor store on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd.
Police identified the woman as Kanesha Wendy Carr Nowell, 28, of Bensalem and the man as Dominic Lesuer Darien, 27, of Philadelphia.
According to police, store security watched the man and woman as they walked around the store. The Lesuer Darien was first seen placing polo shirts and underwear inside the stroller. He was then seen meeting up with Carr Nowell who then placed shoes in the stroller. Together they went to the children’s department and began placing clothing in the stroller.
The man exited the store as the woman continued placing items in the stroller. She exited the store and was stopped. Responding officers found and arrested him. The merchandise inside the stroller was valued at $669. Police say Lesuer Darien also had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.
Criminal mischief>> Someone made a long scratch on the side of a vehicle that was believed to have occurred May 17 that was parked in lot at Lankenau Hospital. Police are reviewing security footage of the incident.
Woman charged with retail theft at Rite Aid>> An Ardmore woman is facing theft charges after police say she attempted to steal items form the Rite Aid Store in Ardmore May 20.
Police say Lisa Marie Iannece, 46,
of the unit block of Cricket Avenue in Ardmore took two boxes of hair dye and placed them in her purse.
According to police, Iannece paid for toilet paper but was stopped as she attempted to leave the store without paying for the hair dye. Due to a past arrest for retail theft, Iannece was charged with a misdemeanor retail theft.
After getting her food order she reported forgetting her wallet and the next day she received a call from her bank regarding suspicious transactions on her credit card. She then checked and her wallet was gone. The wallet contained credit cards, a green card and a student ID card.
Attempted apartment burglary>> Lower Merion police say someone attempted to force their way into two apartments inside a complex at 150 East Wynnewood Road in Wynnewood that was discovered May 20.
Police say residents were in their apartment when they heard noises coming from a bathroom. When one of the residents got to the bathroom they found the window open and a screen out. An upside down bucket was on the outside of the window. The screen was on the side of the building.
While police were at the scene, they found a second apartment that also had signs of attempted forced entry into a window.
Police said the woman reported that she exited the restaurant and immediately went back in after realizing she left her phone on the table. When she went back the phone was gone. The woman declined help when she was approached by a clerk. At one point the clerk said the woman looked like she was about to put something in her purse but then stopped once she realized she was being watched.
Once the woman left the store, it was discovered that three pairs of shorts valued at $144 each were missing. A necklace valued at $229 was also missing.
Bike theft and scooter thefts from garage>> A resident on the 100 block of Maple Avenue in Bala Cynwyd reported that someone took two bikes and two scooters from his garage that was discovered May 3 and reported May 20. They were stolen between late April and May 3. They bikes and scooters were locked by a combination lock.
Retail theft>> Police took a report of a theft at the CVS store when a customer told store employees that a woman just exited the rear of the store with a shopping cart full of items that was reported May 23.
Store employees checked the surveillance tape showing the woman wearing a pink sweatshirt pushing the shopping cart around the store. She was last seen putting in store merchandise into a car and then driving away.
Retail theft at Acme>> Lower Merion police arrested and charged Darryl Larrue, 56,
of Arlington Street in Philadelphia after he was seen placing four packages of chicken wings into an empty Acme bag May 24.