Attempts to Break-in Homes in Birch Hill Section of Hanover

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP — The Hanover Township Police Department Dispatch Center received multiple 911 calls from separate residents reporting someone attempting to break into their home at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11.

Hanover Township Police Officers responded to the area and observed a vehicle that fled the scene at a high rate of speed.

Believing this vehicle to be involved in the attempted burglaries, Sgt. Dominic Kaiser pursued the suspect vehicle through several neighboring towns and ultimately took the suspect into custody.

The Patrol Division and the Detective Bureau determined that the same suspect attempted to break into multiple homes in the Birch Hill section of Hanover Township.

If you have any security video that you believe would assist in the investigation, email it to Sgt John Schauder,, or Sgt. Dominic Kaiser,

All of the homes the suspect attempted to break into were locked, which led to the suspect attempting to use other means to gain entry.

The residents heard the suspect’s actions and immediately called 911. Please continue to lock the doors and windows of not only your homes but also your vehicles.