Madison, NJ police have asked for the public’s assistance with an investigation into two recent residential burglaries.
Police received a report last week of someone prying open the rear window to a home on Locust Street. The burglar allegedly entered the home through the window. According to police, the intruder made off with a laptop as well as other items, including jewelry.
The same week, less than a mile away from the residence, another burglary occurred. Police said that a Wayne Boulevard home was broken into by a burglar using the same M.O. of prying open a rear window to gain access to the house. The intruder allegedly stole jewelry from the master bedroom.
Burglary is addressed statutorily by N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2. As set forth by the statute, burglary can be classified as a third degree felony. In this case, if the suspect is apprehended and convicted, they could be sentenced to up to five years in New Jersey State Prison.
Madison, NJ police are looking for leads in both burglaries. They have asked that anyone with information about these incidents call them at 973-593-3004.
For more information, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Police Seek Public’s Help in Residential Burglary Investigation in Madison.”