Eight businesses on South and Hill avenues have been burglarized since Monday, with thieves breaking into soft drink machines and stealing cash and tools.
Many of the break-ins occurred between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The businesses that have been targeted include:
Detective John Rose said a break-in Saturday at O'Connell Machine, 2 North Westwood Ave., may be related. Burglars took at least $80, an undetermined amount of money from vending machines, and keys to a truck after shattering a window.
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