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Hackettstown police ID Express Mart burglary suspect

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Police have identified the person accused of burglarizing a Hackettstown business Friday morning, police said Saturday.

The person is accused of burglarizing the Express Mart, located at 321 Mountain Ave, on Jan. 3, 2020 at around 2:16 a.m., police said.

The suspect used a hammer to break the glass on the front door to gain access to the building.

The suspect then stole both electronic cigarettes and cigarettes. The suspect then fled the scene, police said.

Police said they’ve identified the suspect but did not release the identity and more information will be released once the investigation is complete.

“The Hackettstown Police Department would like to thank everyone who came forward with information regarding this incident,” police said.

Police are still looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the burglary that occurred on Dec. 22, 2019 at approx. 2:19 a.m. at the BP Gas Station, located at 17 Route 57, police said.

The unknown suspect used a rock to break a window to gain access to the building. The suspect then stole cigarettes and fled towards Stryker Airsoft, located at 13 Route 57, police said.

Anyone with information regarding either case is encouraged to contact the Hackettstown Police Department at 908-852-3300 or send an anonymous tip by texting 888-777 and in the message part you must first type “TIP HACKPD” then type your tip.

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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