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Toms River Cops Investigate Burglaries

Burglaries netted jewelry, other items

Toms River Police are investigating two residential burglaries that occurred in the Silver Ridge section of the Township on Thursday, Chief Michael Mastronardy said Friday night.

On William Terrace, a home was entered between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. by unknown suspects who removed over $8,000 in Jewelry from an upstairs bedroom, the chief said.

Officer Witold Paduch is investigating the burglary – and theft of a yellow gold bracelet with diamonds and rubies as well as a white gold diamond engagement ring.

Officer Martin Macdonald and William Hutton are investigating a burglary to a residence on Gem Avenue that occurred between 5:30 and 9 p.m. on Thursday.

Suspects, currently unknown, made entry through an unlocked garage window, then forced open a door leading into the home from the garage, said Mastronardy.  

Taken from the home is an Apple iPod , Effy starfish earrings, a silver necklace, a “jug of change" and some Christmas gifts, police said.
Halpha2 December 07, 2013 at 08:35 AM
Marty Mac D !!!!!
grace December 07, 2013 at 09:13 AM
ugh better get a gun and just sit in the corner and wait
barbara December 07, 2013 at 09:22 AM
lowlife trash
Joe December 07, 2013 at 01:07 PM
Bunch of morons...lower than garbage.
suz December 07, 2013 at 02:19 PM
I think a good idea would be that all the pawn shops, etc in the area should be notified when there is a theft of property, especially jewelry. Or, at the very least, picture ID is required when trying to sell or pawn.
grace December 07, 2013 at 03:03 PM
@suz you are 100%correct! include scrap yards too with all the air conditioner and copper thefts! also auto yards where they sell and buy parts too
proud December 07, 2013 at 07:05 PM
Ladies, what planet are you living on?
grace December 07, 2013 at 07:57 PM
planet scared alot oops almost cut myself typing this..best to put away my knives lol
Mike l. December 07, 2013 at 08:29 PM
The law requires pawn shops to show identification when selling anything. Most of the shops in TR follow the law and when they don't they get fined. Same goes for the recycling places.

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