If You Hear Something, Say Something: Cops Say Ocean County Man Cuffed for Burglary
A man from Manchester Township, Ocean County, finds himself in trouble with the law and it was the result of a homeowner remembering the sound of a motorized bike.
The Manchester Township Police Department says they received a call about a burglary at a home on Beckerville Road at around 10:00 Monday morning. A responding officer met with the victim who said someone entered his garage and vehicle and stole nearly $3,000 worth of tools. The victim also told the officer he heard what sounded like a small motorized bicycle during the time of the burglary.
Police say the responding officer, "Patrolman Maccaquano used prior knowledge of a past burglary involving a small motorized bicycle and quickly developed a possible suspect, 42-year-old Ronald Marcinczyk, a Manchester Township resident."
Cops were able to locate Marcinczyk at his home on Ironside Drive where they say the stolen items were recovered and Marcinczyk was placed under arrest.
Marcinczyk was charged with two counts of burglary and one count of theft. He was being held at the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Residents are reminded that anyone with information about criminal activity are encouraged to contact the Manchester Township Police Department at (732) 657-6111.