An officer passing by an abondoned office building on W Post Road discovered four people attempting to take items to be used as scrap metal, police say.
Police charged Dwight Gilzene, 46, of 9 Myrtle Ave., Lamont Atkinson, 41, of 141 Ferris Ave., Vernon Hall, 45, of 188 Fisher Ave, and Tracey Brabham, 43, of 188 Fisher Ave, with 3rd-degree burglary, a felony, and misdemeanor petty larceny.
The officer noticed the suspects moving filing cabinets and other items just outside the building at 95 W Post Road on Dec. 6 at about 3 p.m., police say.
Police say the total value of the items amounted to only a few hundred dollars.
The suspects were charged at police headquarters.