Monday, October 3, 2022

Pennsylvania State Police Investigating Burglary at Church in Cressona

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary at church in Cressona in August.

According to the State Police at Schuylkill Haven and Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers, Troopers responded to the Grace Evangelical Free Church, 101 Graeff Street, in Cressona Borough, on Monday August 1st, 2022 around 8:00pm for a report of a burglary.

The pictured male suspect forcibly gained entry into the church utilizing a side window.

Upon entering, the suspect utilized a crowbar and forcibly gained entry into an office within the church. It is believed that the Suspect exited through the same window and fled in an unknown direction.

At this time, it is unknown if items from within the church were stolen.

The estimated value of damaged items is approximately $200.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the PSP Schuylkill Haven Station at (570) 754-4600 or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at

Photos of Suspect Provided by the Pennsylvania State Police