Dover New Jersey police captured two men who were allegedly behind a string of burglaries throughout the town.
Dover NJ police officers made the arrests after getting a call about a break-in at a trailer located on West Blackwell Street in Dover, NJ. Dover police went to the scene of the burglary and reportedly came across the two suspects.
Dover cops talked to one of the suspects and determined that he was not being forthcoming with his personal information. Moreover, police believed that the suspect, a 22-year-old male, gave them a false name.
When the suspect reportedly tried to flee the scene, police officers chased him down and placed him under arrest.
During the chase, one police officer sustained a minor hand injury that required medical treatment.
Another suspect in the burglary was also arrested. Dover NJ cops encountered him at the trailer and determined that he was likely involved in the break-in. The 19-year-old man was placed under arrest and charged in connection with the trailer burglary.
While conducting an investigation into the burglary, Dover detectives linked the first suspect to four other burglaries in the Dover NJ area.
The first suspect faces criminal charges for multiple crimes, including five counts of burglary, three counts of theft of movable property, one count of criminal mischief, one count of obstruction of the administration of law, one count of resisting arrest, one count of hindering apprehension, and one count of simple possession of marijuana.
Meanwhile, the second suspect has been charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft, and two counts of conspiracy.
To learn more about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Police Bust Suspect in 5 Burglaries in Dover.”