ELLSWORTH – Authorities are investigating a rash of car burglaries in Hancock County.
Officials said they happened in the Ellsworth, Franklin and Sullivan areas over the last month. Cash, CD’s and other items have been taken.
Hancock County Sheriff Detective Ben Astbury said “It could be a combination of different variables but it appears at this point that it is probably drug related or something of that nature.”
Authorities have also received reports of both residential and camp break ins.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is working with Ellsworth Police Department and the Maine State Police to solve the crimes.
Officials are asking anyone that sees suspicious activity to contact the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.