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Burglaries probed

Published November 04. 2011 05:02PM

State police at Lehighton reported on three burglaries probed by troopers.

Troopers said a break-in occurred at a residence at 953 Kunkletown Road, in Eldred Township, Monroe County, sometime between Oct. 16 and Wednesday, Nov. 2. Entry was made by smashing a rear window. Once inside the criminals removed all copper piping from the basement area. The home is owned by Casey O'Connor, 32, of Monroe Township, N.J.

Troopers said a residence at 135 Mark Lane, Towamensing Township, Carbon County, was entered sometime between Oct. 23 and Thursday, Nov. 3. Entry was gained through a basement door. Nothing is believed to have been taken, according to the homeowner, Peter Brian Smith, 61, of Merion Station, Montgomery County.

The third entry occurred at 3 Turkey Tail Trail, Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Entry was gained sometime between Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Nov. 1, through a garage.

Removed were two Vizio televisions valued at $600. The proeprty is owned by John Wittenbraker, 54, of Harleysville, Montgomery County.

Troopers are also probing a criminal mischief incident. Theodore Pitts, 58, of Lehighton, reported someone scratched the driver's side of his 2002 Nissan Altima while parked at his residence at 110 Tar Run Road, in Towamensing Township. The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. and Nov. 1 at 12:30 p.m.

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

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