A Forked River man was arrested for his alleged connection to a recent burglary.
Detectives Brian Flynn and Robert Surtees arrested Christopher Jones, 25, on Feb. 14.
Police responded to the report of a burglary that took place on Feb. 10 at an Annapolis Lane, Forked River home. More than $1,300 in jewelry and other items was stolen.
Jones allegedly pried the bathroom window open before entering the home during a brief period when the residents were not home, police said.
Detectives utilized forensic evidence collected at the scene along with other evidence to identify Jones.
He was arrested after he was located by police sleeping in his vehicle in the driveway of his Lacey home.
Jones was charged with burglary and theft. He was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility with bail set at $25,000.