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Chatham Borough Police Investigate Multiple Burglaries

Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Police responded to two reported burglaries at residences on Schindler Court and Edgehill Avenue on Monday.

On October 2nd , 2017 at approximately 1:37 p.m., members of the Chatham Borough Police Department responded to Schindler Court on a report of a burglary. The victim called 9-1-1 when she heard noises coming from the first floor of the home. Officers arrived within minutes and checked the house for an intruder, but it appeared that the individual(s) had fled.

A witness stated that she observed a blue car, unknown make and model, parked near the intersection of Willow Street and Lackawanna Court. The witness further stated that should thought the vehicle looked out of place because the car was backed up close to the woods, headlights on, with the driver's side door wide open, with nobody in or near the car.

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Later on the same date, at approximately 2:52 p.m., members of the Chatham Borough Police Department responded to Edgehill Avenue on a report of another burglary. Officers arrived within minutes and checked the house for an intruder but the individual(s) had fled. The victim told the Officers that he
had left the home around 11:30 a.m. and when he arrived back home at around 2:50 p.m. he noticed that the door leading from the garage to the residence was ajar and called the police.

Both scenes were processed by members of the Morris County Sheriff’s, Criminal Investigative Section. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chatham Borough Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-635-8000.

All persons charged with an offense are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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