The following Middletown and Edgmont township incidents have been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. Anyone with information regarding any of these incidents is asked to call police at 484-840-1000. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Fire—1400 block of W. Baltimore Pike behind the Franklin Mint properties at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 11. Trees and leaves had been set on fire in the area, when police arrived, according to State Police. Lenni Heights and Lima Fire Companies responded to the scene. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Trooper Brian Maturo at 484-840-1000.
Retail Theft—Sears at Granite Run Mall at about 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. Two juvenile women concealed items from the store and were taken into custody, according to State Police.
Theft of Property Lost, Misplaced—Penn State Brandywine Library between 1 and 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. A woman left her iPad on a desk in the library and went home, leaving the iPad on the desk, according to State Police. When she returned to look for it, the iPad was missing, according to State Police.
Retail Theft—Kohl's at Granite Run Mall at about 5:11 p.m. on Nov. 5. A 17-year-old Chester man was observed removing items from the store without paying, according to State Police. The items were valued at $401.98. The man was charged and released to his mother, according to State Police.
Retail Theft—Sears at the Granite Run Mall at about 4:51 p.m. on Nov. 3. Shaneequa Pitts, 22, and a 16-year-old woman, both from Chester, were arrested in connection with a retail theft at the store, according to State Police. All merchandise was recovered and summary charges were filed in District Court 32-2-48.
Retail Theft—Verizon Store at the Granite Run Mall between 3:30 and 3:35 p.m. on Oct. 28. A man stole a pair of Samsung Galaxy phones valued at $360 each, according to State Police. The man was described as a black male, about 6-foot tall, slim build and was wearing a red hoodie and jeans, according to State Police.