HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A homeless man is accused of stealing a cell phone from a customer at the Laundry Basket last month, according to police.
On November 18, at around 11:13 p.m., police responded to the Laundry Basket, located at 80 Main Street, in reference to a theft of a cell phone, police said.
Through a police investigation, it was determined that the suspect was 21-year-old Luis Fernando Escoto-Ramos, police said.
Then on November 30, Escoto-Ramos was charged with theft by unlawful taking and a warrant was issued for his arrest, police said.
On the same day the warrant issued, at around 10:39 a.m., officers located Escoto-Ramos outside the QuickChek, located at 80 Main Street, and was arrested. He was also in possession of the stolen cell phone, police said.
Escoto-Ramos was then lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance.