Month: February 2018

Reward offered for arrest and conviction of Hegins-Hubley burglars

By Rebecca Zemencik, Managing Editor • rebecca-z@citizenstandard.com

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Two individuals were captured on video surveillance inside Hegins-Hubley Elementary School on February 17.

VALLEY VIEW – While state police are still seeking information and trying to find the identity of the two people who burglarized the Hegins-Hubley Elementary School, a local individual, who wishes to remain anonymous has put up a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the two individuals who committed the break-in and burglary at the school Saturday, Feb. 17.

“I want these people to know that we are not going to tolerate this kind of activity in our community,” said the donor.

According to police, two people forced entry into the school by breaking a window. The two were wearing black hooded sweatshirts, dark pants, gloves, black hats, and had bandanas covering their faces. They also wore backpacks.

The persons were captured on surveillance footage. They left the school by prying open a door with a pry bar they had in a book bag. They fled the scene in an unknown direction by unknown means.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the two individuals or the burglary should contact PSP Schuylkill Haven at 570-754-4600.

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Police say school burglary suspects could be male or female

From Staff Reports

Trooper David Bohm, Public Information Officer of the Pennsylvania State Police Troop L Reading, released an update, Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. to the police report concerning the burglary at Hegins-Hubley Elementary School.

Police now say the unknown actors could be male or female.

The school at 1801 West Main Street, was burglarized on February 18, between 1:55 a.m. and 2:16 a.m.  According to police, two people forced entry into the school by breaking a window. The two were wearing black hooded sweatshirts, dark pants, gloves, black hats, and had bandanas covering their faces. They also wore backpacks.

The persons were captured on surveillance footage. They left the school by prying open a door with a pry bar they had in a book bag. They fled the scene in an unknown direction by unknown means.

PSP K9 requested to sweep the school. It is unknown if anything was stolen at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the two pictured individuals or the burglary should contact PSP Schuylkill Haven at 570-754-4600.

Hegins-Hubley Elementary burglarized

By Staff Reports

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Two individuals were captured on video surveillance inside Hegins-Hubley Elementary School on February 18.

VALLEY VIEW – Two unknown individuals burglarized Hegins-Hubley Elementary School, 1801 West Main Street, on February 18, between 1:55 a.m. and 2:16 a.m.  According to police, two people forced entry into the school by breaking a window. The two were wearing black hooded sweatshirts, dark pants, gloves, black hats, and had bandanas covering their faces. They also wore backpacks.

The persons were captured on surveillance footage. They left the school by prying open a door with a pry bar they had in a book bag. They fled the scene in an unknown direction by unknown means.

PSP K9 requested to sweep the school. It is unknown if anything was stolen at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the two pictured individuals or the burglary should contact PSP Schuylkill Haven at 570-754-4600.

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