Burglary Ring Broken Up



JUNE 13, 2013

Allentown and Bethlehem Police Department personnel along with the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of five individuals involved in a number of burglaries throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Following an investigation by Allentown Police and Bethlehem Police Detectives, a criminal complaint and affadavit of probable cause was filed charging JEAN CARLOS IRIZARRY RODRIGUEZ, 22, and ANTHONY RODRIGUEZ-PAGAN, 18, both formerly of 417 ½ W. Tilghman St., Allentown; HIRAM RODRIGUEZ JR., 23, formerly of 1910 Gatewood Lane, Bethlehem; ANTHONY RICHARD MACHADO, 23, no known address; and KYLE MEDINA, 18, of 918 Main St., Apartment 6, Bethlehem with a number of burglaries throughout the Lehigh Valley.

The items stolen included firearms, coins, jewlery, and electronics totaling an estimated $83,000.

Charges include multiple counts of Burglary as well as Attempted Burglary and Conspiracy.  IRIZARRY-RODRIGUEZ and MACHADO are in Lancaster County Prison.  RODRIGUEZ-PAGAN and RODRIGUEZ JR. are in Lehigh County Prison.

Below is the official press release from Lehigh County including charge lists for each of the five.

Lehigh County Burglary





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