SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A suspect has been arrested in September's afternoon break in at a Monmouth Walk townhouse on Heather Court.
“It was an unusual burglary in the middle of the day with no obvious forced entry," said South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka. "It required interviews with neighbors and good crime scene processing to develop evidence which led to the suspect’s capture. We appreciate all the residents who reviewed their surveillance systems and called to provide information.”
The suspect was discovered after crime scene technician, Officer Brooke Labell found fingerprints during the investigation. The prints were found in the area where detectives concluded the suspect entered the home. Detective Rick Delucia submitted the fingerprints to the NJ Police AFIS unit and a match was found. The prints matched a 17-year-old juvenile.
The male youth was arrested and charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief. He was taken into custody on Tuesday and was in the possession of alcohol at the time. Underage possession was added to his charges. The juvenile was released into parent custody and is awaiting his first appearance in Family Court.