SOMERVILLE, NJ – A New York City man faces charges in connection with the burglary of two residences in Bedminster, according to Acting Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. 

Anthony Troyano, 42, of 119th St., New York City, has been charged with two counts of 3rd Degree Burglary and one count of 2nd Degree Theft by Unlawful Taking, according to Robertson.. 

Robertson provided the following account of the investiation and arrest:

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Bedminster Township Police responded to a Union Grove Road residence on a report of a burglary on June 22; a second robbery on the same street was reported during a canvass of the neighborhood.

Bedminster Township Police detectives and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Burglary Task Force conducted a follow-upinvestigation.

The owners of the first residence reported that jewelry and passports were taken from their residence. The owners of the second residence reported that a safe containing jewelry, passports, checkbooks and a mahogany box containing the ashes of the family pet were taken from their residence.

Task Force detectives recognized the suspect entering one of the residences on video footage obtained from a residential security camera. Detectives also determined that the vehicle Troyano was driving, bearing New York license plates, is registered to his mother.

        

Robertson requests anyone with information pertaining to this investigation contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Burglary Task Force Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.