SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department has arrested a man in connection to a burglary from December 2015 in Monmouth Junction, according to a recent press release. Jeuri Vargas, age 23 from New Brunswick, was charged with burglary, theft of movable property, and conspiracy to commit burglary. Vargas was lodged at the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center and is pending his first court appearance.
On December 5th, 2015 at 9:05 P.M, South Brunswick police responded to a reported occupied burglary, residents told officers that they heard voices coming from outside their bedrooms. Once confronted by the residents, two males fled through a sliding door in the back of the house. An X Box game console, laptop computer and two bottles of wine were stolen from the residence, according to the police report.
A set of fingerprints were lifted from the sliding door and an Ipod case by officer Sean Roberts, they were submitted to the New Jersey State Police Lab for further examination. In December 2019, the fingerprints were matched to Vargas and the case was reopened by Detective Bryan Sites. Vargas was arrested near his residence in New Brunswick on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.
“The excellent crime scene processing of Officer Roberts and continued efforts by Detective Sites played a crucial part in this investigation,” said South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka in a released statement, “Good modern-day forensics helped solve this case and led to the arrest of Vargas.”