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20 Vehicles Broken Into Overnight Thursday

Police looking for two white males

Toms River Police said two suspects attempted to rob more than 20 vehicles' homes, taking cash and gift cars from unlocked cars.

Unlocked vehicles were entered on Bartlett Place, Alden, Wedgewood ,Round tree, Breezy Oaks, Cornell, Cedar Grove streets. 

Police first received a call at 1:30 a.m. Friday that a Cornell Drive resident chased a male suspect with a flashlight looking in a neighbors car. Then at 230 a.m. a resident on Trade winds observed two white males checking out cars parked in driveways.  The witness scared the males off who are described as about 17 years, 5’11” both dressed in dark clothes with one wearing a white backpack.

The suspects took small change about $100 total, a few gift cards, but left behind GPS in the cars they entered.

Investigating are Toms River Police Brian Dugan, Paul Burkhardt, Thomas Herbst, Louis Sulsenti, and Steve Bucci.

LA RUE February 05, 2012 at 03:00 PM
Some people just don't get it!
Jim February 06, 2012 at 03:52 AM
This is so true last year 17 cars in my neighborhood got robbed in one night most locked and had windows broken. Police told me i was lucky mine was unlocked. i live in a culdesac and looked up the street to see everyone with vacuums getting all the glass.people are desperarte and are bold the only safe thing to do is remove all objects from site chances are they are scouting which cars to get.
LA RUE February 06, 2012 at 01:19 PM
Very well said Sue....I couldn't agree more!!!
WhyohWhy February 06, 2012 at 02:27 PM
Right Sue and it shouldn't matter if the car was locked or unlocked when they stole from it ! Fact remains that they did the crime. And Make up your mind LA RUE !
LA RUE February 06, 2012 at 02:50 PM
OK...In a real world, anyone should be able to leave their windows and doors open or unlocked without becoming a victim of crime. We all should be able to leave anything, anywhere with out the fear of theft. I get that!!!I really do. But, if you want to live in that world, be prepared to become a victim of something. Some writers commented that the victim should not be called an idiot. I disagree....If you don't protect yourself and your things that you hold dear{ unlocked cars and homes...money gift cards or cash in sight, ipods, wallets and keys etc.} "You are an idiot" Wake up America and "Get it" Punish the law breakers, but, be accountable for you own actions or the lack there of. Thats all.

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