State police at Frackville - thefts
State police at Frackville are investigating several thefts:
• Over $4,000 worth of tools were stolen from a job storage site in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, between 9 a.m. Aug. 4 and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 8, according to state police at the Frackville barracks.
The victim is Robert Heed Loggins Inc. of Montrose.
Police said the company reported the tools were stolen from a site adjacent to Interstate 81 at Exit 119. They include a Bobcat Model 30 auger attachment worth $3,000, six-foot Skid Steer fork attachments valued at $800, an eight-inch diameter auger drill bit valued at $100 and an 18-inch diameter auger drill bit worth $150.
• Troopers said a 52-year-old man from Water Street, New Philadelphia, reported he left his residence about 5:50 a.m. on Sept. 16 and when he returned at 7 p.m. he noticed a large hole in the wall of his apartment. Missing was $200 in bills. The suspect gained entry from a neighboring apartment which has been abandoned due to fire damage.
• A 61-year-old man from Orwigsburg reported he parked his 2009 Hyundai Tucson in a gravel parking lot off Skyline Drive at East Darkwater Road, in New Castle Township, about 1 p.m. on Sept. 16 to go hiking. When he returned at 2 p.m. he found the catalytic converter on the vehicle had been removed.
Anyone with information concerning either incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.