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Matawan Police: Cash and Cigarettes Stolen from Liquor Store

Police responded to an alarm at Wine Nation on Wednesday

The responded to an alarm at on Wednesday at 2:12 a.m., where they found the glass door of the business shattered, according to Sgt. Thomas Falco.

Officers discovered that about $1,000 cash and several cartons of cigarettes were taken from the Route 34 liquor store, Falco said.

Ptl. Jeffrey Bodner and Ptl. Jonathan Borsari were the initial responding officers. Sgt. Patrick Walker along with officers from the and the Holmdel Township Police K-9 Unit responded and assisted in searching for the suspect or suspects.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact Matawan Detective Bureau at (732) 290-2038.

On Wednesday, July 18, , which shares a parking lot with Wine Nation, There is no indication that these two incidents are related.

Patty N July 27, 2012 at 12:21 AM
Is there any safe place? What goes through someone's head when they decide to steal or violate another human being? I just don't get it...not that I want to. Can life really be so bad that you choose to take from others? What happened to getting a job and earning what you have?
Karen Mangione July 27, 2012 at 11:55 AM
@ Patty. I totally agree. I posted a simliar comment a short while ago. I used to feel incredibly safe in my Aberdeen neighborhood. That feeling has been stripped from me. All of these robberies, thefts, intrusions, etc., need to stop. The local authorities need to come up with a plan to subvert these violations.
Patty N July 27, 2012 at 10:10 PM
We moved here 3 years ago and it seemed OK. Recently, it seems, the crime has become drastically worse. I had my purse stolen 2 weeks ago and feel completely violated. I don't get it. I would never hurt someone like that. How can people do this to each other?
Tomas August 26, 2012 at 04:19 AM
yeah i already but idk y people these days will steal there is not point,even if u try to act like a thug or pretent one dont bother thinking of robing a bank or taking someone life because the cops will always catch you even if u hide<yes it will take time but its better of all not stealing and having cops searching for you
Chelsea Naso (Editor) August 26, 2012 at 10:10 AM
Matawan PD arrested two suspects recently for this burglary, who are believed to be responsible for several dozen similar ones across the entire state. You can find more info here: http://patch.com/A-xjWC

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