ShopRite Shoplifting Suspect Identified And Charged

Photo courtesy Toms River Police

TOMS RIVER – Police have discovered the identity of a shoplifting suspect who was reported stealing from the ShopRite of Route 37 West on Dec. 14.

Photo courtesy Toms River Police

Fifty-four year old William Swenson of Beachwood was taken into custody by Toms River Detective Jon Turner and Patrol Officer Rebecca Sayegh. Within hours of the initial report of the unidentified theft suspect, numerous tips were made to the police by the public who helped identify the man as Swenson.

Swenson was taken into custody at his residence on the 600 block of Capstan Avenue in Beachwood and charged with Burglary and Theft. He has been released pending a future court date.

The driver of the van also connected to Swenson’s case has yet to be charged.