Home Invasion Robbery Arrests

On January 26, 2019 at approximately 7:42 PM, Hatfield Township Police Officers responded to the 2000 block of Lenhart Road in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for a reported burglary in progress. The resident reported three men entered his residence and stole numerous items belonging to his roommate including a pet snake, a 50 inch flat screen television, an X-Box One gaming console,and a soundbar. One of the men was reportedly armed with a metal pipe that resembled an expandable police baton.  The male suspect with the expandable baton ordered the victim to remain in the kitchen while the other two suspects searched the residence and stole the items. All three suspects fled prior to the police being called.

At approximately 9:41 PM, Hatfield Township Police Officers responded back to this same residence after receiving another 911 call reporting the robbery suspects had returned to the 2000 block of Lenhart Road.  The arriving Officers found Albert Cintron Jr., Xavier Cintron, and John Comer on location.  All three were positively identified by the victim as the suspects who committed the robbery. Some of the stolen property was recovered on scene and the suspects' vehicle was impounded to await application for a search warrant.

Albert Cintron Jr. was charged with Robbery, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats, Possessing Instruments of Crime, and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit these offenses. Xavier Cintron was charged with Robbery, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property, and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit these offenses. John Comer was charged with Robbery, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit these offenses. 

On January 27, 2019, Albert Cintron, Xavier Cintron, and John Comer were arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Suzan Leonard and she set their bails at $50,000 cash.  Preliminary hearings were scheduled for all three defendants on February 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM at District Court 38-1-18.  All three defendants were remanded to Montgomery County Correctional Facility after being unable to post bail.

CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY

Incident Date: 
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:42pm

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

2019-1525

Location: 

2000 block of Lenhart Road
Hatfield, PA 19440