Burglary Investigation in Parsippany NJ
Parsippany NJ police are investigating a theft at a local bagel shop.
According to police, someone broke into Baldwin Bagels on Baldwin Road and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the front register.
Parsippany police received a report of a theft on Sunday night. When an officer arrived at the scene, she investigated the incident.
Store employees told the officer that they became aware of the theft when they found that money was missing from the register.
Investigators believe that the suspect was able to gain access to the shop by forcibly opening a rear door.
Police are conducting an ongoing investigation into the theft.
If a suspect is identified and apprehended, they could face serious charges, including burglary and theft of movable property. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2, burglary is usually classified as a third degree felony. That means that the suspect could be subject to a sentence of 3–5 years in New Jersey State Prison if he is convicted on a burglary charge.
In addition, if a weapon was involved, the State would probably charge the defendant with a second degree burglary which is punished by 5-10 years in state prison.
Parsippany police have asked that anyone with information about the theft please get in touch with detectives at 973-263-4300.
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