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Chatham Borough Police Arrest Two Suspects for Burglary; Computer Snatched

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Police made two arrests on Sunday afternoon after two suspicious males were reported in the area of Weston and Van Doren avenues.

On Sunday, Aug. 14 at approximately 3 p.m., patrols responded to the area of Van Doren Avenue near Weston Avenue on a report of two suspicious males who were seen entering a garage on Van Doren. Sergeant Daryle Kelly located one male in a car on Van Doren and another on foot in the driveway of 54 Van Doren Avenue.

While speaking with the suspects, he was approached by a resident of Van Doren Avenue who stated that a computer was just stolen from his house. At about the same time Summit Police located a third suspect at the corner of Coleman and Burgess. After an on-scene investigation, two of the suspects were arrested.

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They are identified as: Andrew C Boyd, age 20 of Newark and Tamajee D Underwood of Elizabeth. They are both charged with: Burglary, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, and Conspiracy.

They were both lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility in default of $50,000 bail. The driver of the car, a 26 year old male from Newark, claimed that he had no knowledge of the actions of the other two individuals and was released although the investigation is still ongoing

 

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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