Police Probe String of Residential Burglaries
Nearly $35K worth of jewelry and electronics reported stolen from Hillsborough Road home.
Hillsborough Police are investigating a string of residential burglaries over the past month, including one where nearly $35,000 worth of jewelry and electronics was taken and a break-in attempt that was foiled when the resident woke up in the middle of the night.
According to an incident report released Friday, a Meadowbrook Drive resident was awoken on April 29 by a "rattling noise" at about 3 a.m. When the resident went to investigate, a male voice was heard outside, police said. No further information on the incident was provided.
A Hillsborough Road resident reported on May 6 that $34,900 worth of jewelry and electronics was stolen from the home sometime during the daytime hours, police said.
An Amwell Road resident reported on May 13 $250 worth of tools were stolen from a garage, police said.
A Perrine Pike resident reported on May 14 that a burglary occurred sometime during the previous week when copper plumbing was stolen from the home, police said.
The incidents are under investigation by the Hillsborough Police detective bureau. No further information was released.