News Seven cottages broken into in Highlands East SHARE ON: Ken Nichol, contributor, Monday, Dec. 30th, 2013 The investigation continues into 7 cottage break-ins in Highlands East. On December 19 Bancroft OPP received a report of a break and enter on Swirling Leaves Lane. When they arrived on scene it was discovered that 7 cottages had been broken into. One chainsaw and 3 firearms were reported stolen. You can contact Crime Stoppers if you have any information about the thefts and vandalism.