Colts Neck Police Report 15 Car Burglaries in Town Since Thursday

Police reported 15 vehicle burglaries in less than a week.

Fifteen car burglaries were reported in Colts Neck since Thursday, and the Colts Neck Police Department is warning people to lock car doors.

No cars were reported stolen, but money and small electronics are missing from 15 cars around the township. In a short news release, police said all burglarized cars were unlocked.

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Det. Sgt. Paul Santucci said the burglaries are spread throughout town. Colts Neck Police would like to remind people to secure valuable items and lock car doors.

Anyone with information, or anyone who notices suspicious activity, is asked to call the Colts Neck Police Department at (732) 780-7323. 

Rob Tweed October 02, 2012 at 12:30 PM
I live on Rockwell Circle. Marlboro police has confirmed these car and home burglaries are increasing more and more. It may be time for a neighborhood watch program!
Kaitlyn Anness October 02, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Rob, I am meeting with Marlboro PD this week and we will be discussing details about how residents can work with police to set up neighborhood watch programs. I will keep everyone posted!
Robert October 02, 2012 at 02:23 PM
I spoke with a police officer last week and was told there is nothing in place at the present time to create a watch program.
old timer October 02, 2012 at 02:44 PM
this is not new, Marlboro has had a rash of car breakin's(the cars were not locked thus no alarm) cell phones gps laptop etc if people from the city don't understand either lock the car or park it in your garage that's what the garage is for daaa.
Rob Tweed October 02, 2012 at 03:54 PM
You're right Old Timer.... but it doesn't mean we should tolerate this in our neighborhoods. If you see something suspicious, it is encouraged that we call police and have them check it out. Many of these theft teams comprise of male and female so it's imperative to be extra diligent. This economy is not getting better, therefore, more of these crimes will take place!


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