Thefts: Laptop, Jewelry, Political Signs

An antique gold medallion cross, Tory Burch flats and a gun were some of the things reportedly pinched in Radnor last week.


The following information is supplied by the Radnor Township Police Department. If you have any information that would assist police in solving these crimes, call (610) 688-0503.

Smash and grab

A Dell Latitude laptop computer valued at $1,400 was reported stolen from a car that was parked in the south side of the parking lot at Club La Maison in Wayne on Monday, Oct. 15 around 8 a.m. The front passenger side window had been smashed. Also taken from the car was a Joan Shepp laptop bag valued at $500 and a $20 leopard print lunch bag.

Political thought

Political signs supporting State Rep. Joe Hackett and U.S. Congressman Pat Meehan were reportedly taken from a front lawn in the 400 block of Valley Forge Road in Wayne during the night of Sunday, Oct. 14.

With roommates like these…

A Villanova University student told police that items like $235 Tory Burch flats, a $90 graphing calculator and $30 Apple headphones have sporadically gone missing from her dorm room over the past two months. She believed that her two roommates may have something to do with the items’ disappearances, and is in the process of being relocated to another dormitory.

Thousands in jewelry

A resident of the 100 block of Montrose Avenue in Rosemont reported that sometime between July and October someone stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and a Charter Arms “Police Undercover” gun from an apartment. The victim saw her items as she was packing up to move in July. She did not unpack until October, which is when she discovered missing a $3,500 gold charm bracelet, $3,000 diamond stud earrings and a $1,500 gold medallion cross. She told police she believes she knows who stole the items.

What people will do for an iPhone

A woman reported that she dropped her iPhone while shopping in TJ Maxx in St. Davids on Oct. 18 and when she realized and returned to get it, it was gone. Her tracking software showed the phone to be at the intersection of Lancaster and Iven avenues, and when police arrived to the scene there was a car with its flashers on. When confronted about the phone, a woman pulled it from beside the driver’s seat. She was placed into custody and said that she saw the victim drop her phone. “I knew I should’ve given it back. I knew she dropped it.”


Two pair of sneakers were stolen from an unlocked storage room at Villanova Stadium on Oct. 17. According to the police report, a boy under the age of 18 was detained for the theft, valued at $200.


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