(Ohio County, Ind.) – A rash of home burglaries across two counties are being investigated in Ohio and Switzerland counties.
Investigators with the sheriff’s departments in both counties believe four home break-ins which may have taken place during the day Monday are related.
The homes in Ohio County targeted were located on Aberdeen Road and Goodner Road. Sheriff Eldon Fancher said in both those instances the intruder, or intruders, made entry by kicking in a door.
Two homes in the Bear Branch area of Switzerland County were also struck while nobody was home Monday.
The thieves targeted electronics in the burglary. A 50-inch Samsung television was swiped from one home. A computer was taken from another.
Switzerland County Chief Deputy Richard Lock asks neighbors of the victimized homes to recall if they saw any suspicious vehicles in the area Monday.
Anybody with information is asked to call the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department at (812) 438-3636 or the Switzerland County Sheriff’s Department at 427-3636. You can remain anonymous.