Pottstown Police Dept. Announces Promotions

POTTSTOWN — After 23 years on the Pottstown police force, Robert Thomas has a new position and a new office in Borough Hall.

Thomas, in a ceremony during Wednesday night’s Borough Council meeting, was promoted to the rank of captain.

His promotion comes on the heels of the promotion of his predecessor, Richard Drumheller, to police chief.

Thomas was a sergeant for 11 years and he led the detectives unit.

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Pottstown Police Arrest Man In Connection With Residential Burglary Spree

Location of Pottstown in Montgomery County

Location of Pottstown in Montgomery County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

POTTSTOWN — Borough police arrested one man in connection with a string of residential burglaries on the east side of town in the last two months.

Timothy Buckner, 27, of Pottstown, has been charged with felony burglary, criminal trespass and other related charges, according to court documents.

The crime spree began on March 25 with a residential burglary reported in the 70 block of South Price Street.

According to court documents, Buckner took sterling silver jewelry, some gold jewelry, a Tiffany bracelet, a gold wedding band, a Kindle Fire and a Nexus Tablet 7.  The total amount for these items is around $3,000.

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