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Middle Township PD
Monday April 29th, 2019 :: 07:59 a.m. EDT


Burglar Alarm Leads to Arrest of Juveniles for Burglary and Theft in Cape May Court House

On April 28th, 2019 at approximately 4:50 AM, the Middle Township Police Department responded to a burglar alarm at the Conoco Gas Station located at 233 Route South in the Cape May Court House Section of the Township.  Upon arrival, Patrolman Brian Vergantino observed a white Chevy Trailblazer parked in the McDonald’s parking lot directly behind the gas station and observed a subject in the vehicle.   Vergantino conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle and found the driver to be a juvenile.  Also in the vehicle was another juvenile and burglar tools in plain view.  Further investigation revealed, the electric to the gas station had been turned off, the gas attendant station by the pumps had been entered and it appeared there was an attempted entry into the vape shop.  Additionally, the vehicle the juveniles were in was stolen.   Both juveniles, one age 15 from Cape May Court House, and the other age 14 from Woodbine, were placed under arrest.  Both juveniles were charged with Burglary, a 3rd degree crime, Possession of Burglar Tools, a 4th degree crime and Theft, a 3rd degree crime.  After being processed, both juveniles were released to their parents.   

Middle Township PD
31 Mechanic St
Cape May County, NJ 08210

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