Main Line man charged in burglary spree

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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Joseph Calvin Phipps
Joseph Calvin Phipps

TREDYFFRIN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania have arrested a man in connection with a burglary spree in Wayne and Berwyn.

Investigators say 47-year-old Joseph Calvin Phipps of Wayne is responsible for six burglaries, and one attempted burglary.

All of the crimes happened between October 12, 2014 and and November 29, 2014.

Five of them were in Wayne, on Grouse Lane, Laurel Lane, Ivycroft Road, Fox Chapel Lane, and Ringneck Lane.

Two of them were in Berwyn, on Contention Lane and Old State Road.

Phipps is also charged with carrying a firearm without a license.

He is currently in Chester County Prison awaiting trial for a September 2014 burglary that also occurred in Tredyffrin Township.