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Carbon break-in

Published August 31. 2011 05:01PM

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary in Carbon County. Troopers reported on that incident and several others.

The break-in occurred at a cabin located at Lot 1, Belle Place, in Towamensing Township. Unknown criminals gained entry through a rear sliding glass door. Once inside the cabin was ransacked with an estimated $2,000 in damages. The incident occurred sometime between June 20 and Aug. 26. The cabin is owned by Jane A. Washington, 66, of Willow Grove.

A theft incident is being probed. Unknown criminals removed a gas powered Echo blower from the rear of a pickup truck owned by the Towamensing Township road crew while parked at the township building at 120 Stable Road. The item is valued at $700.

The incident occurred sometime between 11:50 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. on Aug. 25.

An attempted break-in occurred at 1787 Spruce Road in Ross Township, in Monroe County. Unknown criminals damaged the rear window of the home while attempting to gain entry, troopers said. The home is owned by Vachagan Hakobyan, of Clifton, N.J. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 11 and 26.

Stacey Lynn Schmidt, 43, of 208 Long Mountain Road, in Kunkletown, Monroe County, reported someone damaged her mailbox located at the end of her driveway. The incident was reported on Aug. 23.

Cynthia Jacobacci, of 304 Hatchery Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, reported someone damaged the garage door on her property. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 11 and 25.

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

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