Two Arrested for Stealing iPads from Holy Family Catholic School

Police say two men broke into the school around 11 p.m. Tuesday and stole approximately $13,000 worth of electronics.

Middletown Township Police have arrested two men in connection with the theft of 27 iPads from Holy Family Catholic School on Trenton Road.

Police say Joshua Paul DeBlieck, 21, and James Joseph Gillespie, 24, broke into the school around 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Bucks County Courier Times reported.

The men were arraigned Sunday.

According to the Courier Times, a tip from DeBlieck’s family led them to the suspect and an online search of serial numbers confirmed they were sold at a cash for electronics kiosk located in Oxford Valley Mall.

Police said school officials reported the iPads were stolen sometime between 6:35 p.m. Tuesday and 7:16 a.m. Wednesday. The total value of the iPads is approximately $13,000, officials estimate. 

This story was updated at 7 p.m. to include information about the second arrest.


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