Woman heard a house door open at 6:30 a.m., but found no one, troopers report.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tad Miller
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A burglar apparently was scared off recently when he realized residents were home at the Upper Milford Township house he was attempting to enter, according to police. James Effting called police after his wife told him that she heard a door open to their Main Road W. home about 6:30 a.m. Dec. 20, according to state police at Fogelsville. She searched inside and out but saw no one. A further check of the residence determined that nothing had been disturbed or taken, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-395-1438.
Zionsville homeowner sees car, evidence of attempted break-in as he gets up to reset security system, police say.
Chalk one up for the home security system. Despite their purported usefulness, all too often these mechanical devices get a bad rap for crying wolf. Whether they are set off by a careless homeowner, a power outage or sometimes for no apparent reason, the common reaction is to ignore them or simply shut them off as quickly as possible to stop their ear-piercing annoyance. An Upper Milford Township resident probably had a few choice words for his system as he was awakened at an untimely hour one recent night. But police said the alarm system on this occasion thwarted an intended intruder. Michael Makoul of 6600 Granville Road was jolted out of bed at 1:30 a.m. July 7. As he went to shut off the alarm, he noticed a 1990s Chevrolet Caprice …