WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — Two people have been arrested in connection with three burglaries in West Deptford.

The first burglary was reported on Dec. 16 at a residence in the 1300 block of Lafayatte Avenue. Someone entered through an unlocked window and stole more than $1,000 worth of electronics, jewelry and cash, police said.

The same night, someone broke into a house in the 100 block of Covington Lane, police said, by forcing open a window. Jewelry valued at more than $21,000 was reported stolen, police said.

On Dec. 22, at about 7:32 p.m., a resident of the 1100 block of Vivian Terrace returned home to find an unknown male in his yard, said police. The resident and the man spoke briefly, but the man fled. The resident discovered his home had been entered by forcing open a locked window, police said. Approximately $1,140 worth of electronics and cash was stolen.

West Deptford Investigator Anthony Scirrotto obtained information that led to the arrest on Dec. 22 of Theodore McCollum III, 36, and Christine Bowker, 30, both of West Deptford, police said. Several items were rcovered from all three burglaries, said police.

McCollum was charged with committing two of the burglaries and charged with two counts of conspiracy, two counts of burglary, and two counts of theft. Bail was set at 10-percent of $10,000 for each burglary.

Bowker was charged with committing all three of the burglaries and charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of theft, and two counts of conspiracy. Bail was set at $25,000 full cash for each of the three burglaries.

Both McCollum and Bowker were lodged in the Salem County Jail in lieu of bail.