Norristown police responded to two reports of burglaries on Dec. 2.
Dec. 2, around 2 p.m.: Norristown police went to the 100 block of West Elm Street in Norristown to investigate a report of a burglary, according to their police report. An officer spoke with the alleged victims, who said that they came home to see their front door open, yet still locked. They told police that the last person to leave the residence did so at 1030 a.m. that day, police say.
One victim, who rents a room in the residence, went through the home and found several items missing. She told police that a Toshiba laptop valued at $200 was missing from the room. Another woman rents a room in the residence and said that a great amount of jewelry was missing from the room, which totaled $7,200. There was a pry bar in her room, which was not her pry bar, according to the report.
The door of a third floor room had been kicked open but it was unclear at the time if anything had been taken, say police.
Dec. 2, around 3:30
p.m.: Norristown police went to the 900 block of Green Street in Norristown for a
burglary report, say police. The alleged victim told police that 12 p.m. was
the last time that the residence had been occupied and that she had discovered
the burglary at 3:30 p.m., according to a Norristown police report.
The victim told police that the shelves, closets and dressers had been looked through, as well as the underneath the beds. A 32” LCD Hisense 720P television was missing, as well as a purple Metro LC cell phone, according to the report. A kitchen window on the first floor had been pried open and its screen had been cut. The victim told police that the back door was unlocked, say police.