Police responded to a home on Smith Road, which is located in the Bamber Lake section of town, on a report of a home that had been subject to a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
Someone made a forced entry into the home, which is unoccupied, on Dec. 27, stealing two air conditioner compressors valued at $10,000.
Approximately 100 feet of electrical wires valued at $1,000 were also removed from the house along with 100 feet of copper piping.
The estimated cost to repair the plumbing is approximately $10,000 along with $15,000 to repair the electrical damage.
This was one of three successful burglaries that occurred since Dec. 27.
Lt. James Veltri provided the following:
Police responded to a home on Oakwood Place in Forked River where someone made a forced entry, stealing an iPod touch. There was $200 in estimated damage to the home.
An officer reported to a Lakeside Drive South home where a rear window screen was damaged, indicating that someone attempted to gain entry but was unsuccessful.
Police responded to home on Lake Barnegat North where forced entry was made into a home. Various jewelry, credit cards and money were taken from home. Estimated damage to home was less than $100.