Man charged in connection with 19 car burglaries

HOPATCONG BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – A man has been charged in connection with 19 burglaries that occurred in 2016.

 Christopher Faulkner was charged on March 23 with 19 counts of burglary, 1 count of criminal mischief, and theft of approximately $2300 worth of property.

The charges came from 19 car burglaries that occurred in Hopatcong in May and June of 2016, police said

On March 12, 2018 police received results of forensic evidence that was submitted in this case and after receiving these results Faulkner was brought in for questioning. He then allegedly admitted to the 19 car burglaries, police said.

Faulkner has a pending court appearance in Sussex County Superior Court.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook