A spate of burglaries in Chester County in the last week has Westtown-East Goshen police urging the public to be on alert and seeking assistance to locate the owner of a dark blue or green van with the word

Discovery

across the hood, observed in the driveway of one of the targeted homes.

Police said the burglaries occurred in the 1600 block of East Street Road in Westtown on Friday, the 300 block of Reservoir Road in East Goshen on Sunday, the 1200 block of East Street Road in Thornbury Township on Tuesday, and the 1500 block of Meadowbrook Lane in East Goshen yesterday. Credit cards and more than $20,000 worth of jewelry and electronics were stolen, police said. - Kathleen Brady Shea