A Hillsborough man has been charged in connection with 4 robberies in adjoining Montgomery Township between Jan. 22 and 24, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.
Thomas P. Gall Jr., 25, of River Road, in the Belle Mead section of Hillsborough Township faces two counts of third degree burglary; additional charges are pending, according to Robertson.
Detectives from the Montgomery Police Department, assisted by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Burglary Task force began their investigation after residents reported that their homes were burglarized and items were stolen.
The investigation revealed that Gall was the individual responsible for the burglaries and thefts from the residences, according to Robertson; on Jan. 25, detectives executed search warrants on Gall’s residence and his motor vehicles. The searches resulted in the recovery of approximately 85 percent of the property stolen during the burglary spree, according to Robertson.
Gall was arrested at his residence and after processing at Montgomery Police headquarters, he was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.