🚔 Jackson man charged with several burglaries in Point Pleasant Borough

🚔 One of the Point Pleasant Borough burglaries including the theft of firearms

🚔 The stolen firearms have been returned to their owner


Point Pleasant police have arrested a Jackson resident on charges related to multiple burglaries in the borough including the heist of several firearms from a single residence.

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Home burglaries in Point Pleasant Borough

Police received calls on Monday about burglaries at several residences in the Bay Head Shores section.

Police said that one person was responsible for all of the reported burglaries.

While officers were patrolling the borough, they spotted a man they said matched the description of the suspect they were looking for amid the investigation.

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Suspect arrested from Point Pleasant home burglaries

John Cottrell, 46, of Jackson, was found in possession of evidence linking him to the home burglaries in the area, police said.

He was then arrested on charges of multiple counts of burglary and other offenses.

Police said that the firearms that were stolen amid the burglaries were later returned to their owner.

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If you have any information on the home burglaries in Point Pleasant Borough, you're asked to call Detective Joseph Hynes at 732-892-0060.

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