Alert Neighbor’s Call to Police Helps Catch Galloway Township Burglar
Police in Galloway say a neighbor who heard a lot of commotion from a nearby house, alerted them to a burglary in progress.
Police were called out to a residence on Ridgewood Avenue early Sunday afternoon to find the house had been burglarized. Here's more from Galloway Township Police:
A short time later, K9 Sgt Scott Winneberger located William Ireland in the area, on 10th Avenue. Another burglary was eventually located on 10th Avenue as well. Ireland was found to be in possession of stolen items from the burglarized residence. After further investigation, Ireland was charged with both burglaries that occurred on February 19th, another previously committed burglary, theft of a vehicle, and one burglary that occurred in Absecon. Ireland is a 49 year old resident of Galloway Township. He was processed and transported to the Atlantic County Jail on multiple Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief offenses.