State police at Lehighton are investigating two burglaries at Carbon County locations. They also reported on an access device fraud case.
The residence at 145 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township, was entered sometime between Oct. 21 and Nov. 3. Entry was gained by removing an air conditioner from a basement window. Once inside the criminals removed a television and stereo. The home is owned by Karen Rinaldi, 61, of Blue Bell, Montgomery County.
The second entry occurred at 125 Midway Drive, in Penn Forest Township. Troopers said forcibly entry was made but did not state if anything was taken. The entry occurred sometime between Aug. 30 and Oct. 15. The home is owned by Mary Ann Kessler, 68, of Arlington, Va.
Angela Rose Pentz, of 660 Maxine Drive, Lehighton, Towamensing Township, reported someone got access to her Pay Pal card and spent $49.96 at the Walmart store in Allentown. The incident occurred on Nov. 6.