Police are investigating two burglaries that occurred in Lyme in February. The first, reported on February 4, happened on Gungy Road between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. while no one was home. According to the police report, the back door was forced open and jewelry and jewelry boxes were taken from an upstairs bedroom.
A second burglary was reported on Monday at 94 Joshuatown Road. The perpetrator or perpetrators may have used a crowbar to force the door open and robbed the house some time between 10 and 11 a.m. Again, no one was home at the time and the thief or thieves stole jewelery and other items.
Police have no suspects in the first case and are asking the public for assistance in both cases. If you noticed anything suspicious or have information about either incident, please contact Trooper Matlock at 860-391-2100.
First Selectman Ralph Eno is asking everyone to be vigilant. If you see anything unusual, report it to the police. And please, don't leave valuables in your vehicles and make sure cars are locked if you park outside.
If you want to be added to Lyme's town-wide crime watch alert system, contact Judy Davies at email@example.com.