MONTVILLE, NJ – A burglary suspect was arrested in Pine Brook on Wednesday, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann.
On July 18 at 2:24 p.m., Montville police received a report of a burglary to a residence on Crescent Road in Pine Brook. Officers responded to the residence and obtained a description of the suspect. Sergeant Ian Jacobsen, Patrolman Daniel Cooney and Patrolman Jason Blustein located the suspect down the street from the residence. The suspect had broken the clasp to the gate in the rear of the residence. He then entered the residence through a door in the rear of the house. Lieutenant Charles Tremblay, Patrolman Robert Szczur, Patrolman Scott McGowan and members of the Detective Bureau assisted in the investigation.
Peter Thomas, 19, of Pine Brook, was arrested and charged with Burglary and Criminal Mischief. Thomas was transported to the Morris County Jail pending court.
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