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2 charged in ongoing burglary investigation

Police say there may be more victims

TOBYHANNA TWP., Pa. - Police in the Poconos believe they've recovered stolen items from burglaries across several counties.

Jonathan Mallison, 36, and Lauren Worozilcak, 32, are facing burglary, theft and firearms charges in Monroe County.

The pair is accused of breaking into and stealing from two homes on Split Rock Lane in Tobyhanna Township. Items taken include electronics, appliances, motorcycles, and Christmas decorations, according to Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

Authorities said they have recovered large amounts of other stolen items from Mallison's home in Albrightsville. Police believe they were stolen from unknown or unidentified burglaries in several counties.

Police said Mallison works for a winterization and residential clean up company, and investigators believe he used his position to identify and burglarize residences.

Officials said more arrests are expected.

Anyone suspecting Mallison or Worozilcak stole from them should call police at 570-895-2400.

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