Media Release - Burglary

Incident Type: Burglary

Date and Time of Incident: 08/22/2012  03:38PM

Arrested / City / Age: Gunnar North, 25, from Palermo, NJ

Incident Location: 400 Block of Tilton Rd.

Arresting / Investigating Officer(s): Ptl. W. Schroer #70

Misc / Other Related Information:  

Galloway Police responded to the 400 block of Tilton Road in reference to the report of a suspicious male walking in a wooded area toward an abandoned building. Patrolman Schroer arrived on scene and located the suspect, Gunnar North, exiting the woods. Upon further investigation Patrolman Garrison, K-9 Corporal D'Esposito, & his K-9 partner Zito located a large sack containing approximately 100 pounds of copper that Gunnar had stolen from the building and hid in a wooded area. 

Gunnar was arrested by Patrolman Schroer and charged with the following offenses: Burglary, Criminal Trespassing, Theft, Criminal Mischief, Possession of Burglar's Tools, and Receiving Stolen Property. He was lodged in The Atlantic County Justice Facility on $35,000 bail.


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