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Toms River Man Arrested in Robbery of Krauszer's Store

Cops: suspect taken into custody at Jamestown Apartments

Matthew Reyes (Photo: Ocean County Jail)
Matthew Reyes (Photo: Ocean County Jail)
A Toms River man was arrested and charged in the Dec. 26 robbery of a Krauszer's convenience store in the township.

Matthew Reyes, 29, was taken into custody at the Jamestown Apartments where he was living, according to Police Chief Michael Mastronardy.

Mastronardy credited Officers Samantha Sutter and Brent Mundy, who were detailed to the area after the robbery, with developing information that led to the suspect's arrest.

In the robbery, a suspect described as a white male, 5'6", 170 pounds and wearing a black mask, demanded money from the clerk at the store, located at Hooper Avenue and James Street, but got away without any proceeds. A second robbery occurred two hours later at Carters in the Toms River Shopping Center, however Reyes has, thus far, only been charged in the first robbery.

Officers James Skripko and Jason Stallworth took Reyes into custody without incident, said Mastronardy. He was being held in the Ocean County Jail on $75,000 cash bail.

Detectives Louis Santora and Jennifer Grob led the investigation.
Gerard L December 28, 2013 at 04:37 PM
People make money the old fashion way , YOU DIRTBAG , they earn it ,
grace December 28, 2013 at 06:21 PM
ok guess there needs to be a cop posted at jamestown apartments now...
patch_reader December 28, 2013 at 07:49 PM
Rookie showing the boys how its done. Go Sam.
Halpha2 December 28, 2013 at 09:19 PM
Patch reader I know who you are be verrrry careful!
Peter December 29, 2013 at 12:10 AM
Is that Jax from Sons of Anarchy?
Peter December 29, 2013 at 12:13 AM
He should've stole a haircut at Jerry's while he was at Krauszers.
1stcav December 29, 2013 at 10:01 AM
Should be a Police annex at those apartments...
letsgetreal December 29, 2013 at 10:33 AM
There should be a police annex in numerous places in Toms River...the area is turning to crap...local Politicians better wake up its not sleepy Toms River anymore....just sayin
Joey Joe December 29, 2013 at 01:17 PM
Sounds like a tall electrified and barbed wire fence should be put around these James Street apartments...seems like I read a lot about the residents....and none of it good...keep the crooks contained..
grace December 30, 2013 at 11:11 AM
@lets get real you are 100% correct...what a mess
grace December 30, 2013 at 03:18 PM
@maruca on this subject you are always spot on sir!!
Deanna Brooks December 31, 2013 at 05:40 PM
Dnt b mad peter tht he has more hair than u and ur sisters ctfu jealous
suz December 31, 2013 at 07:42 PM
What? Speak english, please.
bayway mike December 31, 2013 at 08:26 PM
@Deanna B, I guess that english wasn't a subject that you passed during your education..
grace January 01, 2014 at 08:41 AM
lol @ suz...happy 2014
Joey Joe January 01, 2014 at 10:10 AM
and I'm sure she doesn't look like the "real" Deanna Brooks... sounds more like a teen that speaks "text-teze"only !!!

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