August 15 – Theft
- Manor Care – 3430 Huntingdon Pike
The Customer Service Director at Manor Care called police to report the theft of $500 from a long-term patient’s room. Officers met with the patient in question, Arthur Altemose, 64, who said that his brother gave him $500 in cash to use at vending machines or similar purposes.
He stored the cash in the top drawer of his nightstand. There is has a lock on it, and the key is attached to a necklace that he normally wears. On July 23, he checked the drawer and noticed the funds were down to $120. On August 11, there was no more money left in his drawer. Altemose reports that he left Manor Care on several occasions for treatment at a hospital. During one his visits to the hospital, he realized he no longer had the key to the drawer.
The Customer Service Director said Altemose will be reimbursed the missing money by the facility. She also said Manor Care is conducting their own investigation, but requests no further police action.
August 14 – Theft
- 2300 block of Steven Rd.
A resident called LMPD to report his Garmin GPS was missing from his 2008 Jeep Patriot. He told police that he did leave his car unlocked and his GPS system valued at $200 was taken. Two other cars were parked at the home; one with a GPS in plain view, and one with a purse in plain view. Both of the cars were locked and untouched.
- 1000 block of Frederick Rd.
Another resident called LMPD to report his GPS was also stolen from his car. He told police that he left his car unlocked in his driveway. The GPS is valued at $150.
August 9 – Burlgary
- 3500 block of Post Rd.
Residents called LMPD to report that their home was ransacked sometime between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. It was determined that the actor(s) entered the home through the kitchen window closest to the sliding door.
Upstairs, the master bedroom was tossed, with dresser drawers left open. There were various pieces of jewelry left on top of the dresser. Police were not able to obtain a via fingerprint, and the owners stated they were sure jewelry was missing from their bedroom.