Burglaries On The Rise In Addison County
Vermont state police says they've investigated 105 burglaries in Addison County, which is on track to meet or exceed last year's break-ins.
Police say they made a key arrest on August 1st when they found a number of stolen goods in 37-year-old Raymond Ritchie's home in Addison. So far 23 of the more than 100 victims have been able to recover their belongings.
WCAX-TV reports since arresting Ritchie, police said at a public meeting yesterday there have only been two reported burglaries in Addison County.
But police also know that as long as there is growing drug problem, the burglaries could continue. Police say burglaries are on the rise across the state as a way to fund drug addictions