Police & Fire

Man Indicted on Dozens of Charges Including Burglary and Theft


FLEMINGTON, NJ – A 22-year-old Mercer County man has been indicted on dozens of charges, including burglary theft. Raritan Township police and State Police were among the many agencies assisting in the investigation.

Cuthbert A. Andersen Jr., of Lawrence, was indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury on a total of 34 counts, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

The indictment includes 17 counts of third-degree burglary; 11 counts of third-degree theft, second-degree burglary, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, second-degree eluding, third-degree unlawful possession of a shotgun, third-degree receiving stolen property, and fourth-degree illegal sale of weapons.

“In early February, the New Jersey State Police Kingwood Station detective bureau conducted an investigation in cooperation with detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, Edgewater Park Police Department (Burlington County), Burlington Township Police Department, Raritan Township Police Department and the Hopewell Township Police Department (Mercer County) into numerous burglaries and thefts,” Kearns stated. “As a result of the investigation, Anderson was charged in connection to 13 burglaries and thefts in Hunterdon County and several burglaries and thefts in Burlington County. He was also linked to a pursuit in Hopewell Township, Mercer County involving a stolen vehicle and a burglary/theft in Raritan Township.”

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