Four Arrested for Breaking into Car

Police use night vision goggles to track down suspects.

East Pikeland Police and neighboring deaprtment officers using night vision goggles tracked down four people who now face charges of breaking into cars early Thursday morning.

According to East Pikeland Police four men were arrested for breaking into vehicles in the 100 block of Verdant Drive. "At about 1:30 a.m. East Pikeland police received a call from an observant citizen that someone was inside of their car. Police were close by when they received the call and responded with assistance from surrounding departments. The four suspects took off running. Police set up a perimeter and conducted a search with night vision equipment and located the four suspects hiding nearby."

Four Pottstown men: Miles Andrew Elliot, 20,; Malik Lee Brinkley, 20; Donald Lamont Johnson, 18 and Nafeese Amir Harrison 19, were arrested and arraigned in Phoenixville District Court where they now await preliminary hearings in the case.

Joe Melchiorre January 24, 2014 at 08:46 AM
So, the hood is coming to East Pikeland??
Dawn January 24, 2014 at 08:50 AM
Great job by the boys in blue and local residents. Keep up the good work.
Bill N. January 24, 2014 at 08:56 AM
The hood knows no boundaries and it's comforting to see that these kiddos are enforcing a sterotype.
Chris January 24, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Great job! They hit our neighborhood a few weeks ago. Lock your cars....these days people looking for a thrill, drug money, etc. are located as close as next door!
harryfinster January 24, 2014 at 11:21 AM
abandon the phoenixville area the lowlife will rule shortly
TheRealHarryFinster January 24, 2014 at 12:12 PM
There that impersonator goes again, spreading hatred. I'm glad the police got the job done, please ship them to the west coast with the other hoods..
Irene Lisinski January 24, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Someone rifled through my car and mailbox in Spring City over the holidays.
Bob Byrne (Editor) January 24, 2014 at 03:28 PM
As has been mentioned by other commenters and by police all over the region, these kinds of crimes increasingly know no boundries. Speaking in broad terms take your stuff and lock your car and you will dramatically reduce your chances of becoming victim. For more information and things you might not of thought of for safeguarding your car check out Watchyourcar.org.
harryfinster January 24, 2014 at 07:59 PM
we laugh at people who lock their cars where we live as there is no reason to lock them ,unless phoenixville type people are around
Fafa January 24, 2014 at 09:07 PM
Fred, you better check Fafa to make sure you don't have a son. I'll message her and ask for you.
Fafa January 24, 2014 at 09:08 PM
message harryfinster here: https://www.facebook.com/fafa.bretz1?hc_location=timeline
harryfinster January 24, 2014 at 10:03 PM
you better check yourself into rehab you are cracking
TheRealHarryFinster January 25, 2014 at 05:04 AM
I love phoenixville, I just wish it loved me back. I wish my family loves me too. I'm such a loser, spend half my day on patch for a city I haven't seen in 30 years....I'm a loser baby, so..
harryfinster January 25, 2014 at 02:45 PM
i hear they have plenty of rehab places in that area because there are so many screwed up people ,you are such a big person you hide your id from your fellows ,what are you? an english teacher in an elementary school ?
Fafa January 26, 2014 at 06:21 PM
Fred Bretz, tell everyone why you really left Phoenixville. T
harryfinster January 26, 2014 at 07:06 PM
lets see, streets taken over by drug addicts and alcoholics,school run by a psychotic football coach trying to beat kids into compliant factory workers,retail stores that were boarded over,the common person there s a virtual slave ,i am surprised any one lives there
harryfinster January 26, 2014 at 07:07 PM
what are you doing giving a clue with your first initial ?
TheRealHarryFinster January 27, 2014 at 04:56 PM
Harry, we asked you why you left phoenixville, not for a description of your family
harryfinster January 27, 2014 at 10:26 PM
where i live a 2000 sq ft house sells for over 1 million ,due to the laws of supply and demand in pa the prices are so cheap due to the same forces in reverse ,people do not want to live there ,it is low demand only lowlife that cant get away stays there


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