Dunmore – On 01/17/18, State Police at Dunmore and Mayfield Borough Police arrested Brian William Spangenberg, 32-year-old male from Scranton, PA for committing burglaries at a VFW and an American Legion located within Lackawanna County.

On 11/26/17, 11/28/17, and 11/29/17, Spangenberg burglarized the VFW Post 5207 on the Daleville Highway in Covington Township, and on 11/29/17, he also burglarized the American Legion on Lackawanna Avenue in Mayfield Borough.

The investigation identified Spangenberg as the individual who committed these crimes. Spangenberg also stole a large sum of cash during the American Legion burglary.

He has been charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Attempt to Commit Burglary, Theft, Criminal Attempt to Commit Theft, Possessing Instruments of a Crime and Criminal Mischief.

Spangenberg is currently in the Lackawanna County Jail awaiting a preliminary hearing that has been scheduled for 01/23/18 at 9:00 AM.