Parsippany NJ police are seeking information about a residential burglary that was reported on Parsippany Boulevard.
A resident of the Tivoli Garden apartment complex called police to report that his residence had been burglarized. The victim told police that he had been away on vacation for roughly three weeks when the burglary took place.
The Parsippany Police Department’s Investigative Division and the Morris County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigative Division investigated the scene and saw that the backdoor to the apartment appeared to have been pried open.
According to the resident, a 55-inch Samsung TV and a gold necklace were missing from his apartment. The resident told police that the items had a combined value of approximately $3,000.
In New Jersey, burglary is governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2. In accordance with the statute, prosecutors typically charge burglary as a third degree criminal offense, as long as the burglar did not use a deadly weapon when committing the crime. In this case, if the alleged burglar is apprehended and convicted, he or she could be sentenced to up to five (5) years in NJ State Prison.
Police have asked that anyone with information about this incident call the Parsippany Police Department’s Investigative Division at 973-263-4365.
For more information pertaining to this case, see the NJ.com article entitled “Police Say Burglar Forced Entry, Stole TV, Necklace from Parsippany Resident’s Apartment.“