A 14 year-old Toms River teen was arrested and charged with weapons possession and theft after police questioned the invidual walking around Adams Avenue 2 a.m.
Toms River Police Capt. Steven Henry said that Police Officer Timothy Sysol was on patrol near Adams and Parkwood avenues when he spotted the teen, and questioned him 2 a.m. Oct. 8.
Sysol asked the teen some questions and found him to be in possession of a knife and a wallet, Henry said.
"While interviewing the subject, he was found to be in possession of a knife. Further investigation found that the subject was in possession of a wallet belonging to a resident of Alfred Lane," Henry said.
The wallet had been stolen, Henry said. "Officers responded to Alfred Lane and found that the wallet was taken from an unlocked vehicle in the victim’s driveway," he said. Alfred Lane is located off Windsor Avenue in East Dover section of Toms River.
Henry said the teen was charged with theft and weapons possession, and released to the custody of his parent.