Mount Police NJ police are investigating the possible burglary of an Oakwood Village apartment.
Police officers responded to a report of a burglary on December 8. The crime allegedly took place at building 63 in the Oakwood Village apartment complex.
The 30-year-old resident of the apartment told police that he had been away from home for a week. When the resident returned home, he found that his front door had been forced open.
Although several items inside the apartment had been moved, the resident did not know if anything had been taken.
In New Jersey, burglary is governed under N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2. According to the statute, burglary is usually a third degree criminal offense. In this case, if the suspect is caught, he or she could be charged with third degree burglary. A conviction for third degree burglary could subject a defendant to a sentence of up to five (5) years in NJ State Prison.
Mount Olive police have asked anyone with information about the incident to contact them at 973-691-0900, ext. 7112.
To learn more, read the NJ.com article entitled “Police Seek Help Finding Burglars Who Broke into Mount Olive Apartment.“
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