Alleged Copper Thieves Caught In Dunmore House

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DUNMORE — A condemned house in Lackawanna County was the target of some burglary suspects.

Police believe Jesse Neff, 33, of Scranton and Jeffery Kresge, 42, of Tannersville tried to steal 25 feet of copper piping from a home along Larch Street in Dunmore.

Police say they caught Kresge climbing out a basement window at the house.

Neff was found waiting in a pickup truck.

The two now face charges of theft and trespassing.