Smithfield Break-Ins Not Connected, Police Say

Smithfield Police are investigating two break-ins this week but say they are not connected.

Around 8:45am Tuesday, members of the Disabled American Veterans discovered where someone had entered their offices at 1500 Buffalo Road.   Once inside the suspect or suspects stole 5 veterans hats, two canopy tents, 24 soft drinks, a TV and DVD player.   The items were valued at $730.  Police said they recovered a screw driver left at the scene by the burglar.

Early Wednesday, officers responded to a residential break-in on Maple Street.  Someone entered a home and removed two flat screen TV’s valued at $300.

Police said they are investigating both break-ins but don’t believe they have any connection.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Smithfield Police at 919-934-2121 or the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835. Callers can remain anonymous.