Crime Watch Report for January 2018

Area 1- Coordinator- Katie Fazio
1-01-18. A couple of vehicles were struck overnight that were parked on Marion St. and Promenade St. by an unknown vehicle believed to be a lifted pick-up truck or snow plow truck.
1-20-18. A parked vehicle was struck overnight while parked on Hawthorne Ave. The suspect vehicle is believed to be red in color.
1-23-18. A suspicious person was observed walking away from a residence on Hawthorne Ave. carrying a flashlight after knocking on the door. The resident also observed that outdoor rear patio furniture had been moved as though someone was using it to look through the windows.

Area 2 – Sandy Gibson

Area 3– Coordinator- Diane McQuaide
1-18-18. Forced entry was made into a residence on Dinsmore Ave. and a couple of televisions were stolen. Entry was made through a rear door.
1-19-18. Forced entry was made into a residence on McMunn Ave. through a rear door into the basement. Nothing was believed to have been stolen from this residence.

Area 4- Coordinator- Amy Buchman (acting)

Area 5- Coordinator- Mary Fleming

Area 6- Coordinator- Bill & Janet Finlay Jr.
1-25-18. A suspicious black male knocked on the door of a residence on Broadhead Rd. and wanted to use the resident’s phone. He was denied access and eventually left the area.
1-26-18. It was reported on this date that a vehicle parked on Richmond St. was vandalized (scratches) earlier in the week.
1-29-18. A resident reported a suspicious black male that came to her residence on 1-25-18 and 1-27-2018.
1-30-18. Money was stolen from the office of the laundromat in the shopping center.

TIPS/ADVICE:
PLEASE CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY WHEN SAFE TO DO SO TO REPORT A SUSPICIOUS PERSON OR ANYTHING THAT APPEARS TO BE SUSPICIOUS IN NATURE. This is just one of many reason why the police department exists and what we get paid to do. The police department is not bothered by these types of calls. We would much rather check on someone and find out their business than take a report of items being stolen from you or your neighbor. Please help us help you and the Crafton Community. We request your assistance and appreciate you also helping us “be the eyes” of this community. Remain forever vigilant.

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