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.”