Madison, NJ police are investigating two recent residential burglaries in the area.
Police received a report last week of someone prying open the rear window to a home and unlawfully entering the premises. The resident told police that the intruder stole a laptop and jewelry.
The following day, police received a report of another burglary at a nearby residence. According to police, the burglar used the same modus operandi, preying open a rear window and stealing jewelry from the master bedroom.
In New Jersey, burglary is governed under N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2. Prosecutors typically rely on the statute to charge offenders with third degree burglary. If the suspect is identified, captured, and convicted in this case, they could be sentenced to as many as five years in NJ State Prison.
Madison, NJ police are currently looking for information about both burglaries. They’ve asked that anyone with information about these incidents contact them at 973-593-3004.
To learn more, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Police Seek Public’s Help in Residential Burglary Investigation in Madison.”
If you are facing burglary charges in New Jersey, contact Morristown NJ criminal defense attorney Travis J. Tormey for a free consultation about your case.