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CrimeStoppers: Reward offered in Morris County convenience store safe theft

MORRIS PLAINS BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) – Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) believed to be responsible for a burglary and theft of a safe from a convenience store in Morris Plains.

On Tuesday, February 1, at around 5:00 a.m., police responded to the Morris Plains Liberty Gas & Convenience store, located at 1799 Route 10 East, for the report of a burglary, police said.

When officers arrived, one safe containing $30,000 to $40,000 in cash was taken. The safe was also known to contain blank business checks. A second safe inside the store was also moved to the rear exit, however it was not taken, police said.

Video surveillance captured the pictured vehicle at the store at 3:30 a.m. before leaving with the suspected proceeds. It is believed the vehicle travelled East on Route 10 before turning right onto South Jefferson Road in Hanover Township, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact The Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at, 973-COP-CALL or use the free “P3 Tips” app on any mobile device.

No one will ask your name and you could receive a reward up to $1,000.

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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