The Whitemarsh Township Police Department, along with SEPTA and the Conshohocken Police Department, are investigating a rash of vehicles burglarized in SEPTA parking lots at Miquon and Spring Mill train stations over the New Year holiday. The exact number of vehicles involved has not yet determined. Whitemarsh reports at least 17 and SEPTA believes at least 12. The two stations are just under two miles apart. We are not yet sure if any burglaries happened at the Conshohocken station.
From the Whitemarsh Township Police Department:
Over the New Year’s holiday, Whitemarsh experienced a series of thefts from vehicles parked at train stations along the Schuylkill River Trail, notably the Miquon Station and the Spring Mill Station. Additionally a business along River Rd. in the same area was burglarized overnight.
Similar thefts have been occurring in Conshohocken Borough and in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia.
Whitemarsh Twp, Conshohocken Borough, Philadelphia, and SEPTA police are currently investigating these thefts.
Residents are encouraged to remain vigilant, report suspicious activity, and to take measures not to leave anything of value in plain view inside of their vehicles.
On December 16th, MoreThanTheCurve.com reported on vehicles broken into that were parked along West Elm Street.