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NORTH PORT POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN IN CONNECTION WITH A STRING OF BURGLARIES LAST WEEK.  POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF NORTH BISCAYNE DRIVE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, WHERE THE CARETAKER OF THE RESIDENCE REPORTED THAT THE FRONT WINDOW WAS SMASHED IN AND TWO BICYCLES WERE MISSING.  OFFICERS FOLLOWED THE BIKE TRACKS TO THE 2500 BLOCK OF MORTON ROAD WHERE THEY DISCOVERED TWO MORE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES.  AT ONE OF THE HOMES WHICH WAS VACANT, THE PERPETRATORS LEFT STOLEN ITEMS FROM OTHER BURGLARIES IN THE LANAI AREA, SO DETECTIVES SET UP SURVEILLANCE THERE TO SEE IF THE CROOKS WOULD RETURN.  A REPORT OF A FOURTH BURGLARY WAS RECEIVED IN THE 3400 BLOCK OF LOG CABIN ROAD.  THE BAD GUYS ENTERED THRU A REAR WINDOW AND RANSACKED THE PLACE, TAKING A SHOTGUN AND TRYING UNSUCCESSFULLY TO SHOOT OPEN A SAFE THERE.  DETECTIVES SAID 19 YEAR OLD JOSEPH DWORSKY AND 18 YEAR OLD TYLER PARSONS, BOTH OF NORTH PORT, CAME TO THE HOME UNDER SURVEILLANCE IN A GO CART AND WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  DWORSKY CONFESSED TO THE BURGLARIES AND WAS CHARGED WITH ARMED BURGLARY, WHILE PARSONS WAS CHARGED WITH UNRELATED NARCOTICS CHARGES.  DETECTIVES SAID MORE CHARGES ARE PENDING AGAINST THE TWO ONCE CRIME SCENE TECHNICIANS GET RESULTS FROM LATENT PRINTS, FOOT PRINTS AND DNA THAT WERE LEFT BEHIND AT THE CRIME SCENES.