Theft and Fraud Offenses

Morristown NJ Robbery LawyersPolice officers recently arrested a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Morristown, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 30-year-old male who lives in New Jersey. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect entered the TD Bank located on South Street in Morristown NJ around 10:00 a.m., approached a bank teller, and demanded that the teller hand over money.

The suspect reportedly threatened to use a handgun unless the bank employee gave him the cash.

After the suspect allegedly got an undisclosed amount of money, reportedly exited the bank building and fled the area on foot.

The Morristown Police Department sent police officers to the scene after receiving a 911 call about the bank robbery. Morristown cops canvassed the area and quickly located the suspect.

The suspect faces multiple criminal charges, including charges for robbery, theft of movable property, and resisting arrest. Depending on the finding of investigators, the suspect might also be charged with criminal weapons offenses.

After being arrested and processed, the suspect was transported to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Morristown Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested.”

Hanover Township Robbery SuspectHanover Township NJ police are searching for the person who robbed a local bank.

The suspect reportedly committed the theft offense just after 3:30 p.m. at the Chase Bank located along Route 10 in Hanover, New Jersey. The suspect entered the bank branch, walked up to a bank teller, and demanded that the worker hand over money.

According to law enforcement officials, the suspect brandished a handgun during the bank robbery.

After getting cash from the bank employee, the suspect exited the building and fled the scene.

The Hanover Township Police Department dispatched officers to the scene, but the suspect was already gone when they arrived.

Multiple law enforcement agencies are actively investigating the robbery, including the Hanover Police Department, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

If police can determine the suspect’s identity, he would likely be subject to criminal charges for armed robbery and weapons offenses.

For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Cops Seeking ID on Man Who Robbed Hanover Bank.”

Mountain Lakes NJ Theft LawyersThe Mountain Lakes Police Department is actively investigating a string of car burglaries and vehicle thefts.

Many of the car break-ins and thefts have involved luxury cars that were parked in residential driveways. The suspects allegedly targeted the expensive motor vehicles during the early morning hours when the owners may have been asleep.

Some of the stolen cars were recovered by law enforcement, including a 2011 Lexus and a 2014 BMW 6 Series that were located in Newark, NJ.

Mountain Lakes detectives are currently investigating the automobile thefts and trying to identify suspects. One possible suspect is in police custody; however, authorities have yet to charge him in connection with the theft crimes.

Meanwhile, the Mountain Lakes Police Department is warning local residents to lock their automobiles and avoid leaving the keys inside the vehicles.

To learn more, go to the DailyRecord.com article, “Mountain Lakes PD Alerts Residents to Car Thefts.”

Rockaway Township Theft AttorneysA Newark man who works at a Five Guys restaurant located in Rockaway Township allegedly stole almost $6,000 from the business and lost the money through gambling.

The suspect is a 44-year-old resident of Newark, New Jersey resident. He was employed at the Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant on Mount Hope Avenue in Rockaway Township, NJ. (There are more than 1,400 Five Guys fast food

restaurants worldwide.) The suspect’s duties at the Five Guys restaurant reportedly included making cash deposits.

According to law enforcement, the suspect committed several theft crimes by embezzling cash that was supposed to be deposited into the bank on behalf of the restaurant. Instead of depositing the funds, the suspect allegedly kept $5,879 and later gambled away the money.

Now the suspect has been arrested and criminal charged with multiple counts of theft and fraud.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “1 Guy Accused of Gambling Away Deposits from Five Guys Restaurant, Report Says.”

Hanover New Jersey Theft AttorneysHanover New Jersey police are trying to find a man who allegedly stole at least three motor vehicles in one day.

According to law enforcement officials, the suspect started his crime spree by stealing a 2003 Toyota Camry parked near Halo Pharmaceutical in Hanover, NJ. The vehicle owner was reportedly in the process of unloading boxes from the back of the vehicle when the suspect jumped behind the wheel and drove off.

The suspect has also been accused of stealing two other vehicles – a minivan and a dump truck – in Hanover, NJ.

Remarkably, the suspect also allegedly committed another theft crime that same day by burglarizing a car parked outside a business on Route 10 in Hanover, New Jersey. The suspect allegedly broke into the car and stole an iPad3 and a dash camera, among other items.

Detectives with the Hanover Police Department investigated the theft incidents and reportedly found video surveillance footage that shows the suspect committing the car burglary.

If authorities identify and arrest the suspect, he would probably be charged with multiple counts of auto theft and burglary.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Police in Hanover Looking for Suspect in 3 Vehicle Thefts.”

East Hanover Auto Theft ChargesEast Hanover NJ law enforcement is searching for a man who allegedly stole multiple vehicles last week. Now authorities are offering a $1,000 cash reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest in the theft case.

The first theft happened during the morning hours of May 2, 2017. According to Morris County CrimeStoppers, the suspect began his crime spree by stealing a red 2006 Chrysler Town & Country van parked on a road in Boonton Township, NJ.

The suspect then reportedly drove the vehicle to a business located in East Hanover, parked the van, and stole a white 2005 GMC 5500 truck.

Not long after that, the suspect allegedly arrived in East Hanover and stole another motor vehicle: a dark gray Toyota Camry.

The East Hanover Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office are conducting a joint investigation into the auto thefts and attempting to determine the suspect’s identity. Detectives obtained video surveillance images of the suspect allegedly committing one of the vehicle thefts.

If police can eventually identify and capture the suspect, he would probably be charged with multiple counts of auto theft and theft of movable property.

For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “$1,000 Reward Offered for Info on Suspected Vehicle Thief.”

Pequannock New Jersey Theft LawyersThe owner of a Riverdale NJ flower shop allegedly stole flowers from a cemetery located in Pompton Plains, NJ.

The suspect is a 59-year-old resident of Riverdale and owns a flower shop in the borough. According to officials, the suspect went to the First Reformed Church Cemetery in Pompton Plains at night and stole flowers placed in front of graves. Pompton Plains NJ is part of Pequannock Township in Morris County, New Jersey.

Workers at the cemetery got reports of flowers and plants gone missing from graves, so they contacted the Pequannock Police Department. Police officers then installed surveillance cameras at the Pompton Plains NJ cemetery.

Sometime later, the suspect allegedly drove to the Pompton Plains cemetery in a minivan, took a couple of plants, and drove off.

Pequannock NJ detectives used the surveillance footage to identify the suspect and then arrested her.

The suspect now faces criminal charges for theft of movable property.

To learn more about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Flower Shop Owner Stole Flowers from Cemetery, Cops Say.”

Mount Olive Criminal Defense AttorneysA Mount Olive restaurant employee was recently arrested and charged with theft of movable property after he allegedly stole a $20 bill from a charity donation jar.

The suspect, a 54-year-old resident of Budd Lake, worked at Kennedy’s Pub on Route 46 in Mount Olive, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect took the $20 bill from a donation jar at the restaurant. The donation jar had been set up so that people could give money to a cystic fibrosis charity.

The manager of the Mount Olive NJ restaurant saw that the cash was missing and subsequently contacted the Mount Olive Police Department. Police detectives investigated and took a look video surveillance footage that reportedly shows the suspect removing the jar and then returning it without the money.

Mount Olive police officers later located the suspect and placed him under arrest. He has been charged with a theft crime.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect was released from police custody on his own recognizance. He has a pending court date to address the criminal charges against him.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Pub Employee Charged with Stealing Cash from Charity Jar.”

Hanover New Jersey Theft AttorneysPolice officers recently arrested a Hanover NJ man who allegedly committed motor vehicle break-ins and thefts over a 10-month period.

The suspect is a 20-year-old man from the Cedar Knolls section of Hanover Township, New Jersey. According to authorities, the suspect broke into at least 15 cars parked on roads in Hanover NJ and stole valuables.

The Hanover Township Police Department conducted an exhaustive investigation into the car burglaries and thefts and eventually identified the suspect as the person who may be responsible.

When Hanover NJ detectives captured the suspect, they allegedly found him in possession of items stolen from the cars.

Police also allegedly discovered the suspect in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia when they arrested him.

Hanover detectives interviewed the suspect at police headquarters, with the suspect allegedly confessing to the car break-ins.

The suspect has been charged with numerous crimes, including burglary, theft of movable property, credit card theft, credit card fraud, receiving stolen property, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

For more information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Man Accused of Stealing from Cars in Hanover Over the Past 10 Months.”

Mendham Township Burglary LawyersPolice officers arrested three men who allegedly committed burglaries and thefts in Mendham Township and Chester Township, New Jersey.

The burglary suspects hail from Chicago, Illinois. Authorities have not indicated why the men were in Morris County, NJ.

The Mendham Township Police Department got a 911 call from one of the victims, a homeowner in Mendham NJ, about a possible burglary. Cops went to the residence, located on Glen Gary Drive in Mendham, and talked to the victim. The homeowner provided a description of the suspects’ getaway car and said that one of the men wore a utility worker uniform.

Not long after the Mendham burglary, Chester NJ police received a report of a break-in at a residence. The burglars were reportedly dressed as utility workers.

Mendham NJ cops later found the suspects’ vehicle on Fox Chase Road in Chester NJ, where it was disabled. When police officers looked inside the car, they reportedly discovered stolen items.

The three suspects have been charged with several crimes, including burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, and theft of movable property.

After being arrested and processed, the suspects were moved to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey.

For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Trio Accused of Burglarizing Homes in Mendham, Chester.”