PA STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING Police Impersonation/Robbery/Home Invasion - PALMYRA TOWNSHIP - PIKE COUNTY

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Pennsylvania State Police Troop R – Blooming Grove Barracks Troop responded to 128 Estates Road, Palmyra Twp., for a report of 2 Males entering the residence and taking over $20,000.

The victim he relates that 2 males in their 30’s approached his door and showed paperwork that they had a warrant for his arrest because he had purchased and scrapped a vehicle that contained stolen firearms.

The victim related that the males had badges, pancake holsters, wore blue latex gloves and identified themselves as ATF agents.

The victim  eventually let the males into his residence whereupon one suspect went to the kitchen with the victim and the second male went to the master bedroom, went directly to the top left drawer, and removed a total of $24,405.

No other areas were disturbed or searched, and no other drawers or items were taken.

The victim advises that the suspects would not allow him to read the paperwork and one suspect became agitated when his wife also asked to review the alleged warrant.

Upon review of surveillance footage, it was determined that one suspect is white male in his 40’s or 50’s and the second male is a black male.

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The suspects were observed parking in the driveway in a Black or Dark Blue Mazda Van.

Neighborhood canvass yielded that the suspects’ vehicle was observed in the driveway of the victim and had no registration plate on the rear.

Any persons with information on this incident are asked to call PSP Blooming Grove at 570-226-5718 and speak with Tfc. Joseph TILITON or anonymously contact the Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107

All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing persons.

All information is accurate as of Release Date and is subject to change or updated. 

Media Release #2991

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Friday, May 28, 2021 - 10:15am

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