Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Public safety

Computer equipment stolen from two Pasco schools

NEW PORT RICHEY — Two Pasco County schools were burglarized over the three-day weekend, with thousands of dollars of computer equipment stolen.

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports that a dozen Apple computers were taken from Calusa Elementary School's instructional technology office, while at least one desktop Apple computer was removed from Ridgewood High School.

The schools appeared to be broken into, in the same general pattern as three other schools were infiltrated in October, deputies said. Ridgewood, River Ridge Middle and Chasco Elementary had computers and equipment stolen at that time.

The Sheriff's Office property crimes division is investigating, and has no suspects or leads in either case, spokeswoman Melanie Snow said.

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