South Jersey Package Thief Caught on Homeowner’s Security Cam Apprehended
A South Jersey resident's doorbell camera helped lead police to a thief stealing packages off the front step.
Cops in Gloucester Township were finally able to arrest the suspect, 44-year-old James Jones of Deptford, after Jones was caught on surveillance video back in February absconding with packages from a home off Almonesson Road in Blackwood and then driving away.
On September 16th, a GTPD detective spotted what appeared to be Jones' vehicle in the area of Almonesson Road, according to the department's official Twitter. Two days later, after a brief follow-up investigation, the suspect was connected as the perpetrator, arrested and charged for the theft.
Gloucester Township Police are encouraging residents with similar home surveillance systems to register them with the department in an attempt to thwart or help solve similar crimes. Visit www.glotwp.com.