GREEN BROOK, NJ – A Plainfield man faces multiple charges in connection with the burglary of a Green Brook residence on July 6.
Khiry Moody, 28, of Sumner Avenue, Plainfield, has been charged with 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 2nd degree Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons, 3rd degree Burglary, Degree, 3rd degree Theft, and 4th degree Criminal Mischief, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.
Moody is being lodged in the Somerset County Jail in Somerville pending a detention hearing.
Robertson provided the following account:
Officers assisting the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Burglary Task Force responded to a residence located on Lillian Street in Green Brook Township to investigate a home burglary on July 6 at 12:30 p.m. and saw Moody driving away from the home. Ten minutes later, police stopped Moody's vehicle in the area of West 8th Street, South Plainfield.
Police found various items of jewelry belonging to the residents on Lillian Street on Moody; he was taken into custody and a Superior Court-issued search warrant was obtained. Police recovered a safe, a handgun, and rounds of ammunition that were taken from the residence.
Robertson requests that anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Green Brook Township Police Department at (732) 968-1168 or via the STOPit app.
The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ.
Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.
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