Police suspect burglaries related

November 05, 2004|by DON AINES

CHAMBERSBURG - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating a series of business burglaries that took place Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and appear to be related.

· Between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday, Fayetteville Video at 4562 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, Pa., was broken into by smashing the front door glass, police said. The cash register was taken outside and broken open and about $200 in cash was removed, police said.

Damage to the door and cash register was estimated at another $750, police said.

· Between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Fisher Florists, 703 S. Antrim Way, Greencastle, Pa., had its front door glass smashed and cash register removed, according to police.

· The Penn National Driving Range on Orchard Road in Guilford Township was burglarized between 12:45 and 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said. The front door glass was broken, but nothing was reported missing, police said.


· Between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, the window on a side door at B Equipment Co., 8422 Wayne Highway was broken, although nothing was reported missing, police said.

· At 2:40 a.m. Wednesday, the front door glass at Choice Cigarette Outlet in Hamilton Township was smashed and the drawer of the cash register stolen, according to police.

· Friday at 3:50 a.m., police reported that Maxx Exxon, 3342 Black Gap Road, Scotland, Pa., was broken into by smashing the front door glass. Two people, described as wearing large, baggy, hooded sweatshirts stole a computerized lottery machine, police said.

Anyone with information about these burglaries can call state police at 264-5161.

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