Two Men Arrested Following Waretown Burglary

Photo courtesy Ocean Township Police Department

WARETOWN – Two men were arrested in connection with the burglary of a local business Oct. 9.

Ralph Silvestri, 25, of Waretown, and George Woerner, 23, of Barnegat, were arrested during an alleged active burglary of Buy Rite Liquors. The arresting officer Det. Jeremy Samuel, said both men were on the scene while reportedly trying to gain access to the building.

Silvestri and Woerner were charged with attempted burglary, conspiracy and criminal trespassing. They were transported to Ocean County Jail pending a hearing.

Ptl. Joel Sawyer assisted in the investigation.