A homeowner in the 100 block of Columbia Avenue reported a theft of jewelry and antique coins sometime between February 24 and February 26. No forcible entry to the home could be detected. The total value of the loss exceeds $2,000. Sgt. Thomas took the report.
Between 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, and 11 a.m. on Monday, February 27, a PVC flag pole and flag were taken from a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Elm Avenue. The property is valued at $10. Officer Aloi took the report.
On Tuesday, February 21, Officer Ann Bardo was injured during the response to a report of a burglary and the apprehension of a suspect in the 200 block of Lafayette Avenue. Since that time students from Officer Bardo’s DARE class and numerous citizens have stopped by the police station to drop off cards, flowers, and food items. Officer Bardo is recovering and expected to return to duty in the near future. The officers and staff of the Swarthmore Borough Police Department appreciate the support and concern expressed by the community.