Police have reported multiple car burglaries and thefts of assorted vehicles in Manalapan Township witin the past couple of weeks. The would again like to advise residents to keep their cars locked at all times.
- Overnight on March 31, multiple unlocked cars on Willow Grove Way and Tamarack Drive were burglarized. Money, tools, phone chargers, credit cards, prescription medication, a televsion video monitor, a DVD player, and iPods were removed from the cars. A 21-year-old Manalapan resident was found in possession of the reported stolen items after he was arrested in Marlboro for a similar incident, police reported. If you live within Willow Grove Way and Tamarack Drive and have items stolen your vehicle, the Manalapan police are advising residents to file a report.
- A 34-year-old Manalapan woman reported her 2005 red Ford Focus stolen. She said her car was stolen sometime during the overnight hours of March 26; the car was in the driveway of her home on Valley Road and left unlocked. The car was located by Detective Reginald, which was in the possession of a 16-year-old male. The vehicle was returned to the owner, although it did sustain some minor damage, according to police.
- A quad was stolen from the maintenance yard of from a 24-year-old Monroe resident sometime between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Friday, April 6. The quad is a 2000 red Honda 4 EX that is missing a bracket and has a flat rear tire; the quad is valued at $1,500.
- An ExMark lawnmower vacuum system was stolen from a trailer in the parking lot of 81 Pension Rd. during the overnight hours of March 29. According to the 43-year-old owner, the lawnmower vacuum system is valued at $3,000.
- A 15-foot long green and white pull camper was stolen from the property of 162 Smithburg Rd. It was last seen on March 22.