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Mother, Daughter Arrested After Bizarre Break-In

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    Mother, Daughter Arrested After Bizarre Break-In
    Orange Police
    Peggy Curtiss, 55, and her daughter, Peggy Curtiss, 35, are accused of trying to steal from a home in Orange.

    Police in Orange arrested two women and had to use a stun gun on one of them after they allegedly broke into a home on Thursday.

    Police were called to Orange Center road just before 11:30 a.m. after homeowners reported a strange person entered their house.

    The homeowners told police that the woman walked in through an unlocked door and started walking through the house. The victims got her out, but said the woman, identified as 35-year-old Peggy Curtiss, tried to force her way back in.

    She then picked up a lawn decoration, used it to break a window, and climbed back into the house, police said.

    When police arrived, they found Curtiss in the bathroom and she refused to come out. Officers used a stun gun to subdue her.

    At the same time, officers found the woman's mother, also named Peggy Curtis, 55, in the driveway.

    Both women were arrested.

    The younger Curtiss is charged with second-degree burglary, criminal mischief, breach of peace, disorderly conduct and attempt to commit sixth-degree larceny.

    The older Curtiss is facing charges of conspiracy to commit second-degree larceny and attempt to commit sixth-degree larceny.

    Both are scheduled to be in court on Friday.