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Man accused of shoplifting from 7-Eleven in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man was arrested after he allegedly stole from the 7-Eleven in Mount Olive Township Tuesday morning, according to police.

On November 1, at around 2:20 a.m., police responded to the 7-Eleven, located in the Budd Lake section of the township, for report of a suspicious person and shoplifting, police said.

Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the individual, who was identified as Peter Kelly, 18, of Flanders. The officer was able to identify that he shoplifted items by removing the price tags, concealing the price tags in his pocket, and wearing the items, police said.

Kelly took items valuing a total amount of $27.26, police said.

Kelly was arrested and charged with shoplifting. He was released pending a court appearance, police said.

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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