Theft from Parked Vehicles

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During the month of August there continued to be numerous thefts from parked vehicles inAbington Township. Although a majority of these recent thefts occurred in the Huntingdon Valley and Elkins Park sections of the township, all neighborhoods have fallen victim to these types of thefts in the past. These thefts can include items from GPS units to…
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Credit Card Fraud – Abington Post Office

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Case 13-032247 In June, 2013, Abington Police investigated three different cases where American Express Gift Cards were ordered using an Abington resident’s credit card account without their knowledge or authorization. The gift cards, which were for amounts between $1,000 and $2,000, would then be delivered to the card owner’s home by UPS. During two of…
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Theft Abington Post Office

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April 24, 2013 Case 13-014809 On April 12, 2013 an Agent with the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General notified Abington Police that they had a Postal employee who they had been conducting an investigation on who they believed was stealing money from the mail. Abington Police assisted them in completing the investigation…
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Door-to-Door Asphalt Salesmen

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Abington Police Department warns Residents to proceed cautiously with door-to-door asphalt salesmen. If someone shows up at your home unannounced with a load of asphalt and a special price to pave your driveway, don’t let yourself be rolled over. “Asphalt paving scams are nothing new, but the summer months mean the scam is back in…
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Burglary Arrest

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March 27, 2013 Case 13-012328 Residential Burglary Arrest At approximately 11:00 AM on March 27, 2013, a witness observed a man forcing his way into an unoccupied home in the 900 block of Douglass Avenue in the Elkins Park Section of Abington Township. Abington Officers responded and saw that the front door had been pried…
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