FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2020
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Public Information Bureau (609) 882-2000
Major Brian Polite - ext. 6514
SFC Jeff Flynn - ext. 6516
Sgt. Lawrence Peele - ext. 6531
Sgt. Philip Curry - ext. 6515
Tpr. Alejandro Goez - ext. 6527
Tpr. Charles Marchan - ext. 6513
Hopewell Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance identifying a man suspected of committing a car burglary and using a stolen debit card at two convenience stores in Cumberland County.
On Friday, July 3, troopers from Bridgeton Station began investigating a vehicle burglary on Stave Mill Road in Hopewell Township. The victim discovered his vehicle was burglarized and his debit card was allegedly stolen from within the vehicle. The victim also reported that the debit card was fraudulently used at two separate Wawas earlier in the day.
During the investigation, troopers discovered that at approximately 2:04 a.m., the man pictured below entered the Wawa in Upper Deerfield Township and made a purchase with the debit card, and then at approximately 3:09 a.m., entered the Wawa in Millville City and made another purchase with the debit card.
The suspect is described as a white male, thin build, with black facial hair. Images of the suspect were captured on video surveillance.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Tyler Coulbourn of the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station, at 856-451-0101.
Anonymous tips are welcome.
# # #
Follow the New Jersey State Police online at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The social media links provided are for reference only. The New Jersey State Police do not endorse any non-governmental websites, companies or applications.