Long Beach Township Police Arrest Man for Theft of Power Tools

Nov 28, 2018

Long Beach Township police have arrested an individual for stealing power tools from a construction site in the Holgate section of the municipality.

On Nov. 8, the LBT Police Department received a report of the theft in Holgate, on the south end of LBI. Further investigation revealed that Charles Cole of Dunnellen stole numerous power tools from the property.

Some of those tools were sold to a pawn shop within Ocean County. The tools have since been recovered and returned to the owner.

Cole was placed in custody on Nov. 25 and issued a summons for theft and fencing. He was processed and then released with a future court date.

Anyone with additional information pertaining to this incident can contact the LBTPD Detective Bureau at 609-361-2050.

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