Galloway Township Police Department

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — An Oklahoma man was charged Friday with burglarizing vehicles and being in possession of a stolen vehicle, according to a news release issued by Det, Lt. Joseph Picardi.

The Galloway Township Police Department investigated numerous vehicle burglaries and a stolen vehicle, which occurred Thursday evening in the area of Arbutus and Magnolia avenues, Picardi said.

“After reading our Facebook post regarding these incidents, a concerned resident provided a suspect description, which was followed up on by Det. Bryan Casey and Officer Ronald Gorneau,” said Picardi in the release.

While canvassing the area, a suspect matching this description was located in the area of Route 30 and 7th Avenue, Picardi said.

The suspect, identified as Casey Williams, 26, of Edmond, Oklahoma, was detained and through further investigation charged with vehicle burglaries and the stolen vehicle, Picardi said.

Property taken during these thefts were recovered at a nearby motel, Picardi said.

In addition, the stolen vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner, he said.

Williams was sent to the Atlantic County Jail.

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