Fairview Police Investigating Four Break-Ins

Fairview Township police are investigating the break-ins of four businesses that took place on the same day late last month. The Kettle Corn Shop, Mountaintop Animal Hospital, China II restaurant and Burmeister’s Bakery were all broken into on Sunday, July 27.

Chief Joe Intelicato reports officers first responded to the Kettle Corn Shop, 71 N. Mountain Blvd. around 4:30 a. m. where they discovered that a person or persons had gained entry into the shop by prying open the side door. Nothing had been taken from the building.

Officers then responded to an alarm that came in from the Mountaintop Animal Hospital, 50 South Mountain Blvd.. At the animal hospital, officers discovered the side door was pried open for the person(s) to enter. After investigating it was noted nothing was out of place.

While the officers were at the animal hospital, a report came in at 11:45 a. m. from the owner of the China II restaurant, 58 South Mountain Blvd., who reported a burglary had taken place overnight. In interviewing the owner, who reported the break-in after opening for business, officers learned the tip jar had been emptied and an undetermined amount of cash was removed from the building. Similar to the break-ins at Kettle Corn Shop and Mountaintop Animal Hospital, entry was made through the side door.

At 7:08 a. m., officers were dispatched to the Burmeister Bakery, 117 South Main Road, where officers met the owners. The owners told the officers they had arrived at the bakery around 5:05 a. m. and observed the

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