State Police Searching for South Jersey Convenience Store Burglar
New Jersey State Police are asking for help locating a man wanted for several convenience store burglaries around South Jersey.
Tony Petrozzelli, 50, of Camden, is wanted for allegedly committing burglaries at multiple convenience stores in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties.
According to a statement from police, on Saturday, May 8, State Police saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Heritage Dairy Store in Upper Pittsgrove Township, Salem County.
The troopers discovered the vehicle was reported stolen and wanted in connection to various burglaries in the area.
When troopers approached the vehicle, they saw Petrozzelli attempting to break into the store. Petrozzelli then fled the scene in the vehicle as troopers followed with their lights and sirens activated.
They troopers followed Petrozzelli as he traveled northbound on Route 55 and then onto the Walt Whitman Bridge into Philadelphia, where troopers ended their pursuit.
Petrozzelli is described as a white male with short grey hair and a short grey beard. He was last seen driving a stolen 2019 Volvo C30 with PA license plate KZY-9788.
Petrozzelli is known to frequent the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden as well as north Philadelphia. Detectives believe the vehicle may still be in Philadelphia.
If you have any information about Tony Petrozzelli, contact the State Police Fugitive Unit Tip Line at 1-800-437-7839.
See the Facebook post from new Jersey State Police for complete details and additional photos of the suspect.