Lehigh Valley

Couple arrested for rash of summer burglaries

A Northampton County couple has been charged with 58 burglaries that authorities say happened over the summer months of 2013.

Jeremy Carhart, 30 and Felicia Carhart, 28, of Pen Argyl, are accused of burglarizing homes in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Washington Township, Plainfield Township, Bushkill Township and Moore Township, police said.

The pair would target homes they could hit, typically, in the late morning or early afternoon hours, police said.  They would cut window screens to gain access to he homes, forcing open doors and windows, police said.

They typically stole jewelry, coins, cash and handguns, police said.

Both are now being housed in the Northampton County Prison.


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