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Jeremy Carhart pleads guilty to theft charges in connection with summer burglary spree

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 07 2014 12:56:35 PM CST
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EASTON, Pa. -

A Northampton County man has agreed to a plea deal after he and his wife committed a spree of burglaries last summer.

Thirty-year-old Jeremy Carhart, and his 28-year-old wife, Felicia Carhart, of Pen Argyl were arrested in October and charged in connection with 58 burglaries of 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.

According to court documents, the Carharts got away with over $35,000 in cash, guns and jewelry.

Jeremy Carhart pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of conspiracy to commit burglary, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of theft by unlawful taking.

Felicia Carhart pleaded guilty Jan. 23 to three counts of burglary, one count of conspiracy to commit burglary, one count of attempted burglary and one count of theft of a firearm.

The couple will be sentenced on Feb. 28.