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Solar Swim Panels Stolen from Manalapan Roof

Approximately $6,000 worth of solar swim panels were removed from the roof of a Manalapan home when the homeowner was not home, according to police.

Solar Swim Panels, which utilize energy from the sun to heat a pool, were reportedly stolen from the roof of a Smithburg Road residence on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

The perpetrator, or perpetrators, gained access to the roof of the Manalapan home and removed the Solar Swim Panels, valued at about $6,000. Ptl. Ken Mikulik and Ptl. Matthew Meyler responded to the home in reference to the theft.

According to Manalapan police, the 45-year-old male homeowner was not at home at the time of the theft. A heating sensor from the backyard was also removed, police said.

This case is pending an investigaton. Anyone with information on the theft is encouraged to contact the Manalapan Police Department at 732-446-4300.

heleen October 04, 2012 at 12:24 PM
time for neighborhood watch! The crime is getting ridiculous!
Louise Helshaw October 04, 2012 at 04:23 PM
This website - http://green-energy-at-home.com/solar-stirling-plant, describes and reviews all about buying these products. I think the Solar Stirling Plant is really great and is my favourite because I can generate electricity with it and even hook it to the grid for extra cash.
John Jay October 04, 2012 at 07:24 PM
Imagine if the crooks fell off the roof? They would have sued the homeowner! Thank you crooked politicians for giving crooks the power to sue people they rob -- while taking away a citizen's right to to carry a side-arm.
Irina October 05, 2012 at 01:18 AM
That's a skylight...Not solar panels.
Shep Proudfoot October 05, 2012 at 11:29 AM
Thats because the solar panels were STOLEN- thus the article, hello!
mushmouse8 October 06, 2012 at 02:07 PM
This isn't the Manalapan we raised our children in. We need to start seriously paying attention and watching out for our neighbors.

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