Accused in Car Break-ins Used Alias, Police Said

Man charged with June arrests actually from Plymouth Meeting—not Roxborough.

A man who was arrested in late June for allegedly breaking into and stealing from three Roxborough cars used an alias, police said.

David Reichert, 32, was arrested June 30 for stealing from cars parked on Roxborough streets, police said. Officers noticed him walking around the area where the incidents occurred, when he fled. After police caught up to him, he was found to be in the possession of stolen items.

Originally, he gave a false name—James Fagan, . Later, officers determined he gave a false name, Social Security number and date of birth.

Reichert, from Plymouth Meeting, had use the alias of Fagan, who was not arrested or charged at all. 

After Reichert was arraigned, bail was set at $2,000, according to court records. He currently is in custody at the House of Corrections on State Road, in Northeast Philadelphia, and awaits a July 30 hearing.

Roxborough Area Man July 12, 2012 at 02:49 PM
It's a good sign that one lives in a nice community when news like this makes the front page. Car break-ins...vandalism...swimming in a creek...it is reassuring in a very odd way.


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