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Break-ins, mischief incidents probed

Published October 08. 2012 05:03PM

Two burglaries and two acts of criminal mischief have been probed by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said the residence of Nicholas Klingel, 25, of 9251 Twin Lake Drive, Kunkletown, Polk Township, Monroe County, was entered through an unlocked front door. Once inside the criminals removed a Stihl chainsaw, Craftsman tool set, and a steam mop. The incident was reported at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6.

The second entry occurred at a residence at 322 Gower Road, in Kunkletown, Eldred Township, Monroe County. Removed from the home was 20 pieces of copper piping and two grinders. The property is owned by Hugh Kenneth Hunt, 64, of Bethlehem. The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 2-7.

Christine Socko, 42, of 8992 Robinhood Drive, Kunkletown, Polk Township, reported someone damaged her 1998 Ford Escort while parked near her residence. The incident occurred sometime between 2 and 2:50 a.m. on Oct. 5. Damages were estimated at $200.

Catherine Sufrich, 63, of 105 Lake Road, Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, reported someone cut a wiring harness off her utility trailer. The incident was reported at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 5.

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

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