Toms River Police Capture Wanted Burglar at Hotel
Toms River–Toms River Police today have announced the capture and arrest of a man they say was identified in home surveillance recording robbing a home on California Avenue on October 2nd.
Detective Marc Bajada after investigating the burglary tidentified the suspect as Ahmid Fisher and signed a warrant charging the suspect with burglary.
“The burglary occurred on October 2nd and caught on the homeowners security video which showed the suspect removing a section of fence then enter a kitchen window,” according to Chief Michael Mastronardy. “The suspect removed a $1000 in jewelry from the home after it was burglarized.”
Mastronardy says Sergeant Keith Diehl and numerous other Toms River officers went to the comfort Inn after receiving information that the Mr. Fisher was staying at a room at the Route 37 hotel.
As officers went to the room he was located on the third floor Mr. Fisher exited the room through a window.
“Perimeter Officers heard a noise on the roof and observed the suspect get onto a roof covering the pool area then drop to the ground and ran east climbing over chain link fences,” Mastronardy said. ” Officers chased the suspect into a neighboring property where he entered a shed to hide from the pursing officers.”
Mastronardy said Fisher was quickly apprehended and was also charged with resisting arrest and obstruction. Assisting were officers Kuhlwein, Kant, Maloney.
Mr. Fisher 20, lives at 12 Avenue in Manchester Township and is lodged in Ocean County Jail on $50,000 bail no 10%.