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Toms River Police Chief: Lock Your Cars

Nearly 100 unlocked cars were entered in September in Toms River by thieves, chief Michael Mastronardy says

A report by a resident of a while male running from one car to another on ijn the Shelter Cove area triggered yet another plea from Toms River police to once again lock car doors.

Nearly 100 unlocked vehicles were entered during the nighttime hours in September, police chief Michael Mastronardy said.

A resident called police on Friday night after he looked out his window and saw a while male leave the vehicle and run to an a neighbor's vehicle checking for unlocked doors. When the doors were locked, he ran back to his vehicle, described as a blue 1990 Ford Ranger with larger than normal tires.

Anyone with information can call Det. Lieutenant Jeff Lenox at 732-349-0150 ext 1225.

Sean Conneamhe October 10, 2011 at 01:10 PM
Cristoforo Colombo was America's first gangster. He came to America looking to make a lot of money and robbed and killed the local residents. Colombo was the first foreign terrorist to attack America.
MIC October 10, 2011 at 01:39 PM
My car was locked and still got robbed, it will help to tell people to lock thier car but its doesnt solve the crime issues. I mean why are thier like 3 cop cars always at the wawa, talk about a waste of resources. In my opinion, priorites have to change for the PD. Seems like they care about everything else but the stuff that is affecting us everyday.
Mike Hunt October 10, 2011 at 03:00 PM
All those who want to help the TRPD.Go to Radio Shack,buy a scanner and one of those helmits with the flashing red light on top.Then when there is a storm,and you hear TRPD out standing by for JCP&L to showup at wires down,w/1 1/2 hr ETA,GO THERE AND TELL THE COP YOUR A TAX PAYER AND YOU WILL WAIT IN THE RAIN!! he should be doing real police work !!!
. October 12, 2011 at 11:06 AM
I understand there was another "break in" through an unlocked garage door yesterday. I don't see the story on The Patch, but why are people still leaving doors to their homes and cars open?
Rachel Tomasi October 12, 2011 at 03:22 PM
Well the point i's whether my eleven hundred dollars 2 pr of glasses that I can't drive without or coupon books that cost me eighty five or my 40dollar car phone charger, my stuff should be safe in my property. My son left his bike out a while back for the first time unbeknownst to me and it was taken that one time he forgot.all I'm saying is it sucks,i just wana live and let live. You say nothing has affected me but My friend was robbed of over two hundred dollars and some personal electronics and thats a half block away and we have neighbors with countless arrests for alleged theft of expensive and cheaper items right within my street. Looked like a perfectly decent middle class neighborhood, paid top dollar the yr before thr real estate mkt crashed and yeah I have a right to be unhappy here, trust me.

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