State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary at a Monroe County home in which a water jug containing a large amount of U.S. currency was taken. It was one of two break-ins, and other incidents reported by troopers.
Troopers said the home of Denise Callahan, Twin Pine Road, in Jackson Township, was entered sometime between Feb. 19-21. A rear door was forced open to gain entry.
Removed was the jug from a bedroom in the home which contained about $1,000.
The second entry also occurred in Jackson Township. Troopers said an unmarked residence at the intersection of Anglemire Drive and Appenzell Terrance was entered by forced. A sledge hammer was used to smash open a rear door of the unoccupied home.
Removed from the home was several sections of copper pipe. Troopers said information provided indicated the criminals left in a blue in color Honda four-door sedan. The incident was reported at noon on Monday, Feb. 20.
Rebekah Lee Koellner, 23, of 115 Stanley Pass, Reeders, Jackson Township, reported someone vandalized the rear door of her home by spray painting it. They also removed a blue in color cooler which contained milk and other condiments from her outside porch.
The incident occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, and 2 p.m. Monday.
Anyone with information concerning any of these incidents is asked to call troopers at (570)-646-2271.