State Police Calls: Amish Residence Struck by Burglars; Unusual Shoplifting Incident at Walmart

| February 12, 2024

Area state police responded to the following incidents:

Unusual Shoplifting Incident at Walmart: Candy and Crochet Hook Stolen

A Titusville woman has been arrested for shoplifting at a local Walmart, as reported by the Pennsylvania State Police Corry Patrol Unit. The incident took place in Oil Creek Township, Crawford County on February 9, 2024, at 4:52 PM.

The accused, a 31-year-old female from Titusville, PA, is alleged to have taken multiple items without paying the merchant. Among the stolen items were a crochet hook valued at $1.98, caramel candy valued at $4.47, and sour candy valued at $4.56.

Troopers responded to the incident and have begun investigations into the matter. Charges are pending with District Magistrate 30-3-06.

Her name was not released.

Further details will be provided as the case progresses.

Amish Residence in Rome Township Struck by Burglars

The Pennsylvania State Police Corry Patrol Unit is investigating a burglary incident that occurred in Rome Township, Crawford County. On February 9, 2024, at 10:01 PM, an unknown assailant or assailants made entry into an Amish residence, stealing cash and a chainsaw.

The victim, a 28-year-old male from Centerville, PA, reported that the intruder(s) stole approximately $500 in change and $80 in cash. In addition, they also broke into the barn located at the same address and made away with a Husqvarna 390XP chainsaw, valued at $700.

The total value of the stolen items is estimated to be around $1,280. The incident happened without any forceful entry.

As the investigation continues, the Pennsylvania State Police – Corry Patrol Unit is asking for the public’s help in solving this case. Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact PSP Corry.

The Pennsylvania State Police continue to emphasize the importance of secure homes and properties. Further updates on the incident will be made public as the investigation progresses.


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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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