Burglary Attempts and Successes from the Last Two Weeks

Police are urging residents to remember to lock all doors - to both your vehicles and your homes.

The is reporting vehicle burglaries and thefts, a residential burglary and two burglary attempts within the last two weeks. 

  • On Feb. 29, a gray 2005 Honda Accord, 2 door was stolen from the computer parking lot on Franklin Lane at some point between 8:15 a.m. and 9 p.m., police said. The car, owned by a 30 year-old Manalapan woman, is valued at $10,000. Ptl. Anthony Cascella took the report.
  • Someone attempted to gain entry into a residence on Main Street Tennent in Manalapan between the hours of 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25 and 1:54 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, but were not successful. Ptl. Morgan Joiner took the report.
  • On Feb. 25, police responded to a home located on Lee Road in Manalapan Township shortly after 10 p.m. for a suspected burglary. The police soon learned upon arrival that one or more burglars entered the home through an rear window that was left unlocked. The burglar or burglars removed numerous pieces of jewelry, police said. Detective Thomas Mantle responded to the scene and Ptl. Michael Hoppock took the intial report.
  • On Feb. 23, the owner of the Crystal Palace Restaurant, located on Rt. 9, told police that a person or multiple people had tried to gain access to the restaurant by prying a rear door. No one was able to gain entry. Ptl. Joseph DeFilippis is investigating.
  • A number of cars were burglarized during the overnight hours of Feb. 22 on Tamarac Drive and Locust Grove Drive. Cash and change were removed from the cars, which were left unlocked while they were parked in the driveways of the homes. Police are urging residents to please remember to lock their doors. Ptl. Kevin McIntosh is investigating.




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