MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police say they found a rented warehouse full of stolen property and arrested a Carlisle couple wanted for eight burglaries in Cumberland and Perry counties since November.
Upper Allen Township police were investigating the theft of about $170,000 worth of electrical components from a business in the 200 block of Cumberland Parkway early Sunday. Investigators said they found a large portion of the stolen property at the rented storage site in the 5200 block of Simpson Ferry Road in Hampden Township, as well as property that had been stolen from other areas.
Robby Lee Zoller, 47, and Angela Sue Micklo, 48, both of Carlisle, were at the storage facility when officers arrived and were arrested on unrelated charges, police said.
Silver Spring Township police have been looking for Zoller and Micklo since June 9 when they were charged with 54 counts including of burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, and criminal trespass. The pair is accused of eight burglaries in Carlisle, Enola, Newville, Shermans Dale, Silver Spring, and Middlesex Township, including three where thieves broke into businesses through concrete walls and two others where they cut holes into the metal siding.
The criminal complaint alleges the pair are responsible for the following burglaries:
— Nov. 11 at Beverage Express, at 1201 Ritner Highway in Carlisle, where thieves cut a hole into the metal siding and broke through an office wall to steal cash, lottery tickets, and cigarettes. Loss and damage totaled $15,000;
— Nov. 18 at Silver Spring Beverage, at 6485 Carlisle Pike in Silver Spring Township, where thieves cut holes into the metal siding and an office area to remove money from a safe. Loss and damage totaled $5,417.61;
— Nov. 18 at Surplus City, at 1880 Harrisburg Pike in Middlesex Township, where a hole was smashed into a concrete block wall. A burglar alarm was triggered and the suspects fled without taking anything. Damage totaled $350;
— Nov. 22 at Shermans Dale Beer and Beverage, Shermansdale, where suspects pulled off and cut plastic siding and damaged plywood and insulation. A burglar alarm was triggered and the suspects fled without taking anything. Damage totaled $246;
— Dec. 9 at New Kingstown Vapes, at 6896 Carlisle Pike in Silver Spring Township, where suspects smashed through a concrete block wall to steal money, cigarettes smoking pipes, and other merchandise. Damage totaled $5,746.28;
— Feb. 12 at an Enola home where thieves stole chainsaws, leaf blowers, jewelry, a computer, a muzzleloader rifle, and other property. Loss and damage totaled $9,310.25;
— Feb. 24 at Big Spring Deli in Newville where suspects smashed through the concrete building and stole money, vaping supplies, cigarettes, and other merchandise. Loss and damage totaled $9,739.92;
— March 21 at a home in Silver Spring Township where televisions, guns, and other property was taken. Loss and damages totaled $6,860.53.
Zoller and Micklo are jailed in the Cumberland County Prison on $200,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 27.
Several co-defendants are already awaiting trial, including 26-year-old Joshua Long, who lived with Zoller and Micklo at 1518 Pine Road. Long also faces abuse of a corpse charges after police said his aunt found a human brain under a porch.
Long allegedly told the aunt he used the formaldehyde that embalmed the brain on marijuana he smoked.Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download the ABC27 News App and the ABC27 Weather App for your phone and tablet.