Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with eight robberies in Upper Township last month.

State Police say that Michael Cori, 29, and Austin Cori, 26, both of Sea Isle City, and Richard Winter, 32, and Khelena Kireyeva, 37, both of Runnemede, were arrested for committing eight burglaries in Upper Township over the past month.

On Friday, October, 18, 2016 at 1:14 p.m., troopers from Woodbine Station responded to a residence on Sherman Road in Upper Township for the report of a security alarm. When troopers arrived, witnesses were able to provide them with a description of the suspect and a car seen near the residence at the time of the alarm. Troopers were able to locate and stop a car matching the description. During the stop, troopers discovered Michael Cori to be in possession of burglar’s tools and items associated with the burglary. Michael Cori and the other occupants, Richard Winter, Khelena Kireyeva, and Austin Cori were arrested without incident.

Based on an extensive investigation conducted by State Police detectives, it was discovered that Michael Cori, Richard Winter, Khelena Kireyeva, and Austin Cori were responsible for seven additional residential burglaries in Upper Township.

Michael Cori, Austin Cori, Richard Winter, and Khelena Kireyeva were charged with burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, and theft. They were releasing pending court.

SOURCE: News Release via New Jersey State Police