Thefts: Personal Info, Catalytic Converters, Credit Card

SKIPPACK PA – Three separate and unrelated thefts in Perkiomen, Upper Frederick, and Upper Providence townships – two of which involve stolen or illegally used personal identity items – are under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police based at its Troop K Barracks in Skippack, it reported Thursday (June 3, 2021).

In Perkiomen

A Brookside Road resident was the victim of a theft by deception reported Wednesday (June 2) shortly after noon, troopers said. The individual’s personal information was used to file for an unemployment claim. They have already gathered “all pertinent information” regarding the fraud, they added.

In Upper Frederick

Catalytic converters were cut off and stolen from three adjacently parked vehicles – two Fords, and a Chrysler – on Gravel Pike, troopers learned in a report filed April 28 at 7:47 a.m. A 35-year-old Harleysville woman and a 52-year-old Macungie man were identified as the victims. The perpetrator is so far unknown.

In Upper Providence

Credit card information stolen from a 42-year-old Schwenksville woman was used without authorization to purchase goods valued at $506 from a retailer, state police said. The purchase occurred April 14 at 10:42 a.m.

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