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2 charged with Jefferson Township vehicle break-ins

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Two people have been charged after an investigation into vehicle break-ins in Jefferson Township.

On Feb. 16, at around 6:10 a.m., township police responded to Shore Road, in the Lake Hopatcong section, for a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle. Upon arrival to the area, multiple residents directed police to a male suspect who was observed entering multiple vehicles on Shore Road, police said.

Upon a further investigation, Thomas Berry, 31, of Wharton and Samantha Delano, 26, of Stanhope were accused of entering multiple vehicles and removing personal property, police said.

Both were arrested and charged with burglary and theft. Berry was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility and Delano was released. Both  have pending court appearances, police said.

Anyone with further information related to this incident, contact Jefferson Township Police Det. Cpl. Eric Sudak or Det. Tim Hecht at 973-697-1300.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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