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Break-in, thefts and mischief

Published April 09. 2012 05:03PM

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a burglary, theft and criminal mischief incidents.

The break-in occurred at a residence at 8627 Kingsway, Robinhood Lakes development, in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Entry was gained by prying open a side door. Once inside the criminals removed a 32-inch Vizio flat screen television. The incident occurred sometime between March 11 and 31. The property is owned by Patricia Mueller, 73, of Bath, troopers said.

Troopers said they are investigating the theft of a construction barrier clamp from the property of Walsh Construction at 700 Lehigh St., in Bowmanstown. The theft occurred sometime between 1 and 8 a.m. on March 23.

Steve Schoch, 45, of Palmerton, reported someone damaged the passenger side window on his 2001 Chevrolet S10 truck along SR248, near State Road, in Franklin Township. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. on March 31.

Kathleen R. Klingle, 31, of 9010 Lake Drive, Robinhood Lakes, Polk Township, reported someone entered her property and damaged a small cloth flag and metal post. The incident was reported at 1:30 p.m. on March 31.

Troopers are probing an incident that occurred along Duck Lane, in Polk Township. Someone arrived on scene and knocked over a plastic outhouse and set it on fire. The incident occurred sometime between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on March 31. The listed victim is Harold Kanady, 56, of Williamstown, N.J.

Joseph Dale Garhart, 27, of 631 Bottom Rd., Polk Township, reported someone damaged his car by slashing the front passenger side tire while parked near his residence. The incident occurred sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on March 22.

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

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