UPDATE: Repeat Burglaries & Suspicious Fire - Stokesay Castle - Lower Alsace Township



This post has been updated to include a fourth incident that our department is now investigating, believed to be related to the first three:

The Central Berks Regional Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries and a suspicious fire that have occurred at Stokesay Castle, 141 Stokesay Castle Lane, Lower Alsace Township. The incidents are as follows:

11/27/2019 at 23:06 hrs. - Burglary - two males - bottles of liquor stolen.

2/17/2020 at 04:03 hrs. - Burglary - two males, one possible female - bottles of liquor and cash stolen.

4/16/2020 at 03:19 hrs. - Burglary & Suspicious Fire - unknown actor(s).

12/2/2020 at 00:44 hrs. - Burglary - one male, two possible females - bottles of liquor and cash stolen.

Video of the incident from 11/27/2019 is attached to the original post on this page.

Still images from the 2/17/2020 incident are attached to this post.

There was no video available from the 4/16/2020 incident.

Still images from the 12/2/2020 incident are attached to this post.

On 12/2/2020 at 00:44 hrs., the pictured small black sedan, possibly a Kia Sephia or Spectra, entered the Stokesay Castle property and parked in the rear parking lot. The pictured three individuals (possibly one male and two females) exited the vehicle and gained entry to the building. Once inside, the alarm was activated but the actors were able to gather several cash boxes from an office as well as numerous bottles of liquor from a bar area before fleeing the scene just prior to police arrival.

If anyone has any information related to these incidents, you are asked to please submit a tip through our secure CRIMEWATCH portal or contact Detective Sergeant Deron Manndel at 610-779-1100 EXT. 235 or dmanndel@centralberks.org.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (All day)

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