Goldilocks burglar hits Avonmore home
An Avonmore man must know how the Three Bears felt when Goldilocks came calling.
Except the Goldilocks in this case was more sinister and likely brought at least one friend along.
A burglary at the residence of Kristopher L. Hill along Indiana Avenue seems oddly reminiscent of the ageless childhood tale, but no one will be telling young ones this tale at bedtime.
According to the state police, unknown persons entered Hill's home, using a steak knife to pry open a rear sliding door, sometime between Aug. 8 and 11.
Then, just like Goldilocks, they proceeded to make themselves at home.
They made themselves something to eat, using Hill's range and cookware, played Xbox games and went through Hill's personal possessions. Instead of taking a nap, the burglars found the keys to Hill's Chevrolet Blazer and took it for a spin. They even took a shower in one of Hill's bathrooms, the state police said.
When they left Hill's residence, the culprits took with them $150 in loose change and, after finding keys to two gun safes, took a Ruger SW .40 cal. handgun, a Mossberg 835 12-gauge shotgun and a Crossman 760 Pump Master BB gun, police said.
Police are continuing their investigation. Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact the state police at 724-727-3434.
Tom Yerace is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-226-4675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- 24 teachers put on New Kensington-Arnold School District furlough list
- New Kensington shooting victim’s condition improves
- Apollo-Ridge students connect world, science
- Break-ins reported in Oakmont
- Police: Man riding bike in New Kensington strikes truck, dies
- Man uninjured after leap from Hulton Bridge
- ‘Defective component’ shuts down part of new ATI Harrison mill
- Pyrotechnics to be used in TV filming in New Kensington
- Penn Hills teenager charged in New Kensington shooting
- 3 men arrested in cellphone heist in Frazer
- Alle-Kiski Valley carries the fight to cancer