Winslow Township police recently arrested a local man accused of burglarizing several homes.
The suspect, a 37-year-old man from Winslow, NJ, reportedly broke into at least five houses and stole various personal items.
The suspect was captured by law enforcement around 2:15 a.m. when patrol officers reportedly saw him carrying bolt cutters and walking in a yard on Pennington Avenue in Winslow Township, New Jersey. The Winslow NJ cops were on patrol at such a late hour as part of a police response to the recent burglaries in the area.
When the cops talked to the suspect, he allegedly gave them a false name. Police ran a computer check on the suspect and reportedly learned that he had active arrest warrants out of Winslow, NJ.
A search of the suspect allegedly turned up stolen items from one of the burglarized homes in Winslow Township.
The suspect has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, possession of burglary tools, theft of movable property, and receiving stolen property. He also faces criminal charges for possession of heroin because police allegedly found him carrying a small amount of the illegal narcotic.
For further information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “N.J. Man Arrested for His Role in at Least 5 Burglaries.”