MIDDLEPORT – A couple was greeted by an unwelcoming committee shortly after moving into their new neighborhood in the 3300 block of Stone Road.
The victims told Niagara County sheriff’s deputies that they had purchased the two story house on Sept. 10, moved in on Sept. 12 and it was broken into five days later on Tuesday, while they were at work.
A window was broken in a storm door and a 46-inch television, DVD’s, video games, phone chargers, HDMI cords, a Playstation Xbox with controllers, a laptop, and personal home videos of their racing.
A 42-inch television was taken from a upstairs bedroom and a home safe with personal papers and money. In addition a safe from downstairs was pried open and the contents were removed, and a 32-caliber Colt pistol was stolen from a dresser drawer. Also taken were a chainsaw and framing nail guns. The loss was listed at more than $4,391.
Someone took the couple’s cardboard boxes to load up and remove the stolen items, according to the victims.