Various Thefts Throughout Manalapan Last Week

Police are reporting a number of different thefts that occurred in Manalapan last week.

Last week there was a mix of different thefts within Manalapan Township, according to the .

Vehicle Burglaries

  • A 37-year-old Manalapan woman told police that a number of itmes valued at $225.97 were stolen from her vehicle on July 29, which was parked in her driveway and reportedly locked. Police did not find any signs of forced entry.
  • A Manalapan woman told police that at some time on July 26 through July 27 $650 worth of items were stolen from her vehicle which was parked in her driveway.
  • Front and rear license plates were reportedly stolen from a car during the early morning hours of July 27 in Manalapan. The victim, a Brooklyn resident, reported to the DMV and entered the places into NCIC.

Home Burglaries

  • A Craftsman lawnmower valued at $3,500, a Craftsman pressure washer valued at $2,500 and a Craftsman air compresswer with three nail guns valued at $1,500 was stolen from a resident's garage. The theft was reported to police on July 24.
  • An 18-speed black Huffy bicycle was stolen from a home on Atrium Way. The bike was parked on the street in front of his home. 
  • A 36-year-old Brooklyn man came to Manalapan police headquarters to report the theft of his $1,000 Swiss stainless steel watch which he alleges was stolen at his friends residence by an 18-year-old Manalapan man.

Purse Theft

  • Manalapan police responded to Home Goods in Manalapan on July 24 for a report of a purse theft. A 46-year-old woman told police that her black and clear Macy's purse was taken from her shopping cart while she was shopping. Security cameras indicate that the thief was a black male about 35-years-old and about six foot tall. The man reportedly was carrying the woman's purse in the store and going through it. He was accompanied by two women, according to police.

Business Theft

  • Pantano Nursery of Manalapan is reporting a theft of services. On July 24, an employee of the nursery told police that a 42-year-old Rumson resident ordered $1,900 worth of brick pavers and later cancelled the check after the delivery was made, police said.


All of these thefts and burglaries are currently under investigation. If you have any information on any of these incidents, please contact the at 732-446-4300.


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