Flurry of burglariesreported in county
A number of recent burglaries are being investigated by West Virginia State Police, the Morgan County Sheriff's Department and Berkeley Springs Police.
Two homes and one car were broken into with items stolen on Henry O. Michael Road over the holidays.
Another burglary occurred in the southern part of the county at Colonial Village where expensive camera equipment was stolen.
Our investigation is continuing and we are following up any leads we get, said Sgt. Scott Davis, commander of the Berkeley Springs detachment of the West Virginia State Police.
Town of Bath Police arrested one alleged burglar, after a home on Wilkes Street was broken into, and town police are investigating a second breaking and entering case downtown.
We don't know at this time if any of the cases are connected, Bath Police Chief Jim Minton said.
Police are urging citizens to be extra vigilant in securing their cars and homes and to be on the lookout and report any suspicious activity.
West Virginia State Police can be reached at 258-0000, Morgan County Sheriff at 258-1067 and Berkeley Springs Police at 258-1198. Call 911 for emergencies.