Police shirts taken in robbery of home
UNION TOWNSHIP - Three local police department uniform shirts were among the items taken in a burglary in this Schuylkill County township between June 8 and Friday afternoon.
State police at Frackville said someone forced open a locked front porch window at a home owned by Mary Drumheller, 52, of Shenandoah, and Jason Drumheller, 34, of Mount Carmel, at 174 Strawberry Lane.
The "entire house" was ransacked, police said.
Removed were a black police uniform shirt with patches from the Ashland Borough Police Department; a gray police uniform shirt with patches from the Frackville Borough Police Department, and a black uniform shirt with patches from Butler Township Police Department.
It is possible a Kevlar bullet proof vest was taken, police said. It would be in a blue carrier.
Also, two green storage containers holding sports memorabilia, including complete sets of baseball cards, rare rookie cards, signed plaques, photographs and other items, were stolen.
Jason Drumheller is a full-time patrolman with Mount Carmel Borough Police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 570-874-5300.