The following information was supplied by the Springfield Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven otherwise. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Retail Theft—Best Buy at about 2:26 p.m. on Jan. 15. Store security reported that they had a woman in custody for a retail theft at the store. Patrolman Scott Francis responded and took a 22-year-old Prospect Park woman into custody. She was issued a citation for retail theft for allegedly taking $59.99 worth of merchandise from the store and was released from the scene. The incident is under investigation by Detective James Devney.
Retail Theft—Best Buy at about 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. Store security reported that they had a man in custody for a retail theft at the store. Patrolman Jeffrey Shull responded and took a 22-year-old Philadelphia man into custody and transported him to the Springfield Police Station. He was charged with retail theft in connection with taking $564.90 worth of merchandise from the store and receiving stolen property. The incident is under investigation by Detective Daniel McNeely.
Theft—Panera Bread in the 1000 block of Baltimore Pike at about 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 20. An Upper Darby resident reported that someone stole her identification cards and a large amount of cash from her wallet while she was eating lunch at the restaurant.