The Ewing Police Department is investigating a rash of car burglaries that took place in the township on August 2. According to the reports, at least twenty-two different cars were burglarized that evening in Ewing. Five of the cars were located on Forest Lane, four where located on Lochatong Road and Perry Lane, three where located on Willis Drive, two where located on Aquetong Lane, one was located on Montague Lane, Seven Oaks Lane, Twinning Lane and Willowood Drive. It appears that all of the twenty-two vehicles burglarized were unlocked at the time of the incidents. The suspects basically took whatever they could get their hands on, including sunglasses, electronics, wallets and purses. If the suspects are ever apprehended they will most likely be charged with burglary in the third degree, theft in the third degree, trespassing and criminal mischief, if anything was damaged. At this point in time the Ewing Police Department is actively investigating the case and is asking for anyone with any information to please come forward, including anyone who may have home surveillance footage.
Car Burglary Lawyers in Ewing NJ
These are serious criminal charges and if the suspects are ever apprehended, they will most likely be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. This is the second time in the last month that Mercer County has had to deal with an overnight rash of car burglaries. The other incident took place in Princeton back in July of this year. A burglary of this nature will be considered a third degree felony. Anyone convicted of a third degree felony in New Jersey will he facing up to five years in a prison, a fine up to $15,000 and a felony criminal record. If you or a loved one has been charged with burglary, whether it be of a car or a home, the Mercer County criminal defense attorneys at Keith Oliver Criminal Law can help. We have been defending clients accused of crimes, including burglary for the better part of the last decade. If you would like to sit down and discuss your options with one of our attorneys, then please contact us at (609) 789-0779. As always, our initial consultations are free of costs.