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Police: Barrels of used cooking oil stolen in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) -Police are searching for three men, who allegedly stole barrels of used cooking oil from a South Main Street restaurant Friday afternoon.

On March 26, Morristown police responded to South & Pine Restaurant, located at 90 South Street, for a report of a theft which had taken place earlier in the day, police said.

According to the complainant, the restaurant had barrels of used cooking oil stored in the rear of the building and at around 2:15 p.m., a grey van occupied by three men backed up and removed the barrels from the rear of the restaurant, police said.

The complainant told police that at the time of the incident, employees believed that the oil was being removed by their contracted service and therefore did not have any contact with the individuals in the van, police said.

Upon learning that the oil had not been removed by their contracted service, employees contacted police to report the theft, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Morristown Police at 973-538-2200.

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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