Montville NJ Burglary AttorneyMontville NJ police officers are investigating a possible burglary attempt at a local residence.

Police in Montville NJ received a call about a break-in attempt at a house on Underwood Road. Officers quickly responded and arrived at the scene to find that someone had attempted to force open the front door of the home.

Officers spoke with the homeowner and learned that he had heard a suspicious noise at the front door. When the homeowner asked whether someone was outside the house, he heard a person leave the scene. He then heard what sounded like a loud motorcycle driving away from the area.

Montville police is conducting an ongoing investigation into the possible burglary attempt.

If a suspect is identified and later caught by police, they could face serious criminal charges. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2, burglary is usually classified as a third degree felony. Anyone who enters, or attempts to enter, a structure with the purpose to commit a criminal offense can be charged with third degree burglary. Moreover, a conviction on third degree burglary charges may result in a sentence of 3–5 years in NJ State Prison.

The Montville Township Police Department has asked that anyone with information about the possible break-in attempt please contact investigators at 973-257-4300.

For additional information about this incident, check out the article entitled “Police Investigating Attempted Burglary in Montville.”


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