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Two break-ins, other incidents

Published February 24. 2010 05:00PM

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two burglaries and other incidents, including a theft and criminal mischiefs.

Troopers said the residence of George Ognjanovic, 51, of New York City, N.Y, and located at 20 Bartholomew Drive, Towamensing Township, Carbon County, was entered through a side door. Removed from the home was a 37-inch Samsung television. The incident occurred sometime betwen 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. on Feb. 17.

The second break-in occurred at the residence of Tracy D. Geist, 43, of Walnut Drive, Palmerton, Towamensing Township. Entry was made by unknown means. Removed from the home was a jewelry box containing various white gold and gold jewelry and a purple Crown Royal bag containing U.S. currency, from a bedroom. Also removed was two Arbor Mist wine bottles, which were located on a rear deck. The incident occurred sometime between 6:50 and 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22.

Troopers said Chad Quick, 30, of 222 White St., Weissport, Carbon County, reported someone removed a package delivered to his residence and left near the door. The theft occurred sometime between 11:33 a.m. and noon on Feb. 18.

Francis M. Broccoli, 45, of Newark, Del., reported his vehicle was broken into while parked on a lot at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Lower Towamensing Township. Removed from the vehicle was multiple items. The incident occurred sometime between noon and 6 p.m. on Feb. 12.

Troopers are investigating a criminal trespass incident. Troopers said Kelly Lassell, 46, of SR534, Kunkletown, Polk Township, Monroe County, reported unknown persons entered her property about 12:50 p.m. on Feb. 18. No other information was provided.

Kathy Mary Cesare, 41, of Church Rd., Kunkletown, Eldred Township, Monroe County, and Alison Herz, 60, of Glen Mills, who had property at 417 Bear Creek Lake Drive, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, both reported mailboxes outside the residences were damaged by unknown persons.

The Herz incident occurred sometime between Jan. 1 and Feb. 15 and the Cesare incident sometime on Feb. 15 between midnight and 7:30 a.m.

Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

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