Juveniles charged with burglaries
An investigation continues over a rash of burglaries that occurred in Carbon County over the summer.
Pennsylvania State Police at Fern Ridge said several residences in Indian Mountain Lakes and Mt. Pocahontas Residential Communities, Penn Forest Township, were burglarized between July 1 and Aug. 16.
The victims were the estate of Isabella Dimola, of 114 Lenape Trail, Albrightsville; Katherine C. Galdamez, 98 Lenape Trail Albrightsville; Michele L. Carr, 109 Lenape Trail Albrightsville; Frank and Rosalie Rocco, 21 Foothill Road, Albrightsville; the Estate of Cheryl Burnham, 23 Foothill Road, Albrightsville; Linwood Beverly, 1449 Blackfoot Trail, Albrightsville; Kenneth M. Pallotta, 152 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville; and Stanley Weinblatt, 34 Long Brook Way, Albrightsville.
Accused are two known white juveniles, 14 and 15 years old, both of Albrightsville
The incident occurred as the juveniles forcefully entered the aforementioned residences and caused a total of about $38,000 worth of damage to the interior and exterior of the properties, and stole about $1,800 worth of miscellaneous items, including toys, bicycles, video game console with games, clothing, jewelry, liquor, beer and soda.
The accused were charged with six counts of burglary, a felony 1; seven counts of criminal trespass, a felony 2; seven counts of criminal mischief, a felony 3; four counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, a misdemeanor 1; and four counts of receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor 1.