LACEY – A former Lacey Township resident has been arrested after police connected him to multiple commercial burglaries throughout Ocean and Monmouth counties.
On December 18, Officer Alan Abrecht from Lacey Police Department responded to a call from a business in Oakfield Plaza. The owner of Studio Hair Salon discovered that her business had been broken into and $100 was stolen from the startup cash.
After investigation, detectives identified the suspect as a former Lacey Township resident, who is also suspected of multiple commercial burglaries in both Ocean and Monmouth counties.
On December 20, the suspect, Ryan J. Dautorio, 30, was arrested by Wall Township Detectives as he committed a commercial burglary in their town. After his arrest, Dautorio was charged with numerous counts of Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief from Spring Lake, Berkeley and Lacey.
At the time of his arrest, Dautorio was out on bail for previous commercial burglaries which included the burglary of Tony’s Merchandise that occurred on May 13.
Currently, Dautorio is being held at the Monmouth County Correctional Facility without bail.