HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Division announced the Thursday arrest of a local man accused of burglarizing Trent Jewelers. At approximately 1:57 am, on January 14, Officers were detailed to Trent Jewelers located at 16 Edinburg Road on a report of a burglary in progress. 

Witnesses say they heard a loud bang and saw a suspect crawl through the bottom of a smashed out front glass door. They also reportedly saw the suspect exit the business and followed the suspect to the area of Brighton Avenue where he entered a vehicle. When officers arrived at the scene, they located a black Honda Accord on Corson Avenue leaving the area. 

Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop and found the driver, identified as Kevin Baksany, 35, with six watches in his pocket and seven watches in his vehicle all with the Trent Jeweler price tags on them.  He was placed under arrest during the stop and has charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief, possession of burglar’s tools and obstruction.

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Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Criminal Investigations Detective Brian Davis at (609) 689-5823 or information can be left on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.

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