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Date Posted:5/22/09
Case #:Various
Crime Date:5/17/09
Crime Time:between 2 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
Crime Type:Car Thefts Update
Crime Location:State College area
Victim Auth:No
Crime Details:The State College Police Department is still investigating a rash of thefts from motor vehicles (car break-ins) that occurred during the early morning hours on May 17, 2009 between 2 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. At approximately 6:30 a.m. a witness observed a white male attempting to remove a bicycle near ?B? Building at the Nittany Garden Apartment Complex. The witness called police after the suspect male drove off on a bicycle believed to be stolen. State College Police officers stopped the suspect male in the Westerly Parkway Shopping Plaza driving a red mountain bike. The investigation revealed the white male juvenile was in possession of a stolen bicycle and also possessed a large quantity of items. The investigation further revealed the suspect committed the thefts on and around the 600 through 900 blocks of Southgate Drive and the Nittany Garden Apartment Complex located at 445 Waupelani Drive. Several vehicles were also found to be damaged or tampered with. The State College Police maintains custody of all the seized property and has been able to identify fourteen (14) victims to date, but a quantity of property still remains. The State College Police Department is asking for assistance from the residents that live in the above areas to check their vehicles for any stolen or missing items and notify SCPD to file a report and recover their property. Anyone with any further information is asked to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150 or the Centre County CRIMESTOPPERS 1-877-992-7463. Anonymous tips can be submitted via the web. CRIMESTOPPERS pays rewards on this or any other crime. Please contact Centre County CRIMESTOPPERS at www.centrecountycrimestoppers.org. Incidents #3209-7198, 3209-3256, 3209-7199,3209-7257, 3209-7201, 3209-7287 3209-7208, 3209-7298, 3209-7218, 3209-7377, 3209-7219
Reporting Officer:Detective John W. Aston # 3290
Agency:State College Police Department
243 South Allen Street
State College,PA,16801
phone: 814-234-7150
fax: 814-235-3324
email: police@statecollegepa.us
Posted Online:5/22/09

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