Burglaries, theft incidents probed
State police at Lehighton reported investigating several burglaries and theft incidents.
A break-in occurred at the Shell Service Station, located along SR903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, about 3:14 a.m. on April 30. Unknown criminals threw a large landscaping stone through the glass entrance door. Removed was several cartons of cigarettes along with pre-made sandwiches. Total value of the missing property was set at $1,200. The listed victim is Angelo Coveos, 67, of Jim Thorpe.
The residence of Cevdet Turkyolu, 110 Flyte Rd., Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, was entered during the overnight hours of May 9-10. Entry was gained through an unsecured window. Once inside the criminals removed various hand and power tools, such as nail guns, grinders, drills, etc. Value of the missing items was set at $2,000.
The residence of Brian Shupp, 50, of 7580 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, Towamensing Township, Carbon County, was entered sometime between 10:15 p.m. May 10 and 12:15 a.m. on May 11. Entry was made through a side door in the garage area. Removed was miscellaneous jewelry and $2,800 in cash.
A burglary was reported at a residence along Grassy Lane in Polk Township, Monroe County. Both sides of a double block apartment building was entered and taken was laptop computers and various other items. The incident occurred sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on May 9. Troopers did not list the names of the victims.
Anthony Polito, 84, of 113 Stick Rd., in Kunkletown, Polk Township, reported someone removed a washer/dryer and wood moldings from his property sometime between April 16 and May 9.
Lillian Garcia, 54, of 106 Rolling Meadows Rd., in Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, reported someone removed a glass table, two lounge chairs and a umbrella from off the deck of her residence. The incident occurred sometime between noon May 6 and 4 p.m. on May 7.
Anyone with information concerning any of these incidents is asked to call troopers at 610-377-4270.