The suspect, a 59-year-old man who lives in Newark, reportedly broke into a house located on Belleville Turnpike in Kearny, NJ. Once inside the residence, the suspect allegedly stole expensive electronic items that included the homeowner’s laptop and cell phone.
The suspect was reportedly discovered committing the break-in and theft when the homeowner opened the door and found him standing inside the residence. The suspect then allegedly ran away and fled the scene.
The Kearny Police Department dispatched cops to the area and they quickly located and captured the suspect. When police arrested the suspect, he allegedly had a pair of pliers, an unspecified amount of heroin, an unspecified quantity of liquid methadone, and 39 Oxycodone pills.
He is currently being held at the Hudson County Jail, with no bail amount.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Newark Man Held Without Bail for Alleged Kearny Home Burglary.”