Toms River Police are investigating a burglary at Ocean County Recycling on Route 9 in the pleasant plains section of the township.
Security cameras caught a male wearing a dark hoodie and light colored sweat pants and dark gloves forced entry into the building around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said.
The suspect then ran upstairs and remove $350 from a desk and then fled the building, said Mastronardy.
Officers Eric Scamporino and Michael Cassidy are
In another incident, officers responded to a burglary in progress to a residence on Whilshire Lane near Mapletree Road just before 3 a.m. on Friday morning.
A 64-year-old woman was awoken to a male intruded in her home, said Mastronardy.
The suspect a male, 5”11, 175-pounds wearing dark clothing, according to a report from police. When confronted, he ran out the back door of the home after removing a man’s Elgin watch from a upstairs bedroom.
The suspect entered the home by throwing large river rock thru a window, said Mastronardy.
Officer Sean Smith, Detectives Jennifer Grob, Marc Bajada and Ocean County Sheriff’s Detective Frey are investigating.
Finally, Officer Chris Leighton is investigating a burglary to a business at 509 Main Street.
An unknown suspect forced open a window of Island Technology and removed a Lenovo Computer, a Toshiba laptop and a black Nixon watch sometime Thursday night into Friday morning, Mastronardy said.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Detective Marc Bajada at 732-349-0150 ext. 1241.