BERKELEY – A Berkeley Township man has been charged in connection to a whopping 11 car burglaries, according to township police.
Police said 33-year-old Thomas Sloan is accused of burglarizing several locked vehicles in Holiday City and Silver Ridge Park.
The investigation into the alleged crimes led officers to Sloan’s home where they executed a search warrant. During the probe, they found jewelry, stolen gift cards and other items that were allegedly taken from the burglarized vehicles.
Drugs and drug paraphernalia were also located within the home, according to police.
Sloan is charged with 3rd degree burglary, 3rd degree theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to police, Sloan is currently incarcerated in the Ocean County Jail on an unrelated matter and more charges are expected as the evidence is processed.
Police want to remind everyone to always lock your car doors and not to leave valuables inside.
Residents are urged to report suspicious activity to the police.
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