Waretown FedEx Impersonators Arrested & Charged

OCEAN TOWNSHIP – Two men, one from Patterson, NJ and the other from Bridgeport, CT, were arrested for impersonating FedEx employees to steal packages from the doorsteps of Waretown residents, according to Ocean Township Police.

Jomar Gonzalez, 28, of Paterson, NJ was charged with Possession of CDS, Impersonation, Theft of Identity and Conspiracy. He was also issued motor vehicle related summonses. Raymond Severino, 23, of Bridgeport, CT, were arrested and charged with Conspiracy, Impersonation and Theft of Identity.

On May 8, a suspicious white cargo van with two male passengers at the end of Bryant Road was reported to the Ocean Township Police. After police dispatch obtained descriptions of the passengers and the vehicle, Lt. Scott Murphy located the van in the CVS parking lot on Route 9 in Waretown.

Gonzalez and Severino were found wearing FedEx uniforms. They initially told police they worked for FedEx, which was found to be untrue.

Officers assisted by Det. Andrew Risden of the Criminal Investigations Division determined that both Gonzalez and Severino planned steal delivered packages from the doorsteps of Waretown residents, dressed as FedEx employees.

Both men were processed at police headquarters and transported to Ocean County Jail in default of bail.

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