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Lehighton state police investigate burglaries

Published January 03. 2014 05:00PM

State police at Lehighton reported on the following burglaries investigated by troopers.

An entry was made to the home of Margaret Bell, White Street, Bowmanstown, in which several collectible coins and various jewelry was taken. The break-in occurred sometime between Nov. 9 and 23.

Copper piping was removed from a residence in the 500 block of White Street, Bowmanstown, sometime between Nov. 20 and Dec. 6. The home is owned by Fannie Mae, of Dallas, Texas. Value of the copper was set at $50.

The home of Justine Farah, of Serfass Road, Gilbert, Polk Township, Monroe County, was entered and prescription medication taken. The entry occurred sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 25.

The unlocked garage of the home of Sherri Kimble, 42, of Taft Road, in Saylorsburg, Eldred Township, Monroe County, was entered and a 2008 Raptor 250 racing quad was removed. The Raptor has a flaming red/black design on it. The vehicle was observed being removed from a white sport utility vehicle about 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Jennifer Tropea, of Schick Lane, Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, reported her home was entered and several of her personal items were rearranged but nothing taken. The incident was reported on Dec. 11.

A residence in the 3000 block of Woodland Drive, in Ross Township, was entered through the front door. Various items were removed including two televisions, DVD players, stereo system, various DVDs and CDs, a Sony PlayStation two with video games, and jewelry. The incident occurred sometime between 2 and 6 p.m. on Dec. 11.

The residence of Justin L. Smith, of 104 Russel Lane, Saylorsburg, Eldred Township, was entered and a Yamaha Raptor all terrain vehicle, red and white in color, was removed from the garage sometime between 12:30 p.m. and 4 a.m. on Jan. 1.

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

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