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Break-ins, theft incidents probed

Published August 15. 2012 05:02PM

State police at Lehighton reported on two burglaries and theft incidents probed by troopers.

A break-in occurred at a unoccupied residence at 845 SR115, in Ross Township, Monroe County. Troopers said all the copper piping was removed from the basement area. The incident was reported at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 8. The victim was listed as Linda Breitlauch, 54, of Stroudsburg.

The second burglary occurred at 285 Lake Drive, Lehighton, Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said the home was entered and vandalized. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 11-12. The victims are listed as Gary R. Degennaro, 54, of Levittown, and Howard Young, 50, of Lambertville, N.J.

Pamela Ann Weldon, 56, of 1815 Stagecoach Road West, Palmerton, Towamensing Township, reported her vehicle was entered while parked near her home. Removed was a Snap-on freon detector and nerve medication. The incident occurred sometime between July 20-28.

Troopers are investigating the theft of a metal golf cart crossing sign, worth about $50, from the intersection of Golf and Dairy roads, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, that occurred sometime overnight of Aug. 12-13. The township is the listed victim.

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

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