Media Release - Burglary-in-Progress

Date & Time: 2/5/2014 @ 4:09 pm

Incident: Burglary in progress

Location: 900 block of W White Horse Pike Cologne NJ

Arresting Officer: Ptl. Garrison #90

Miscellaneous: On 2/5/2014 at 4:09pm Galloway Township Police responded to the 900 block of the West White Horse Pike for a suspicious male in the area. Ofc. Geurcioni, Ofc. Garrison, and Ofc. Mooney arrived in the area.

Shortly after the officers arrived they discovered a male actively cutting copper from the pipes of a structure behind a home in the 900 block. The Officers surrounded the building and took the male, Jesse Patten 34 of Galloway into custody.

Patten was charged burglary, theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of a hypodermic needle, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Patten was also found to have an outstanding warrant from Galloway Twp. Court.

Patten was processed and released on summons for his charges.


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