A Home Burglar Claiming To Be With The Cable Company Is Arrested By Police
A Lakewood home burglar who claimed to be a cable repairman is arrested by police after turning himself in.
Township Police said the burglary was reported on July 25th on Argyll Circle by an Original Leisure Village resident who encountered an unidentified man standing in the living room and holding a piece of coaxial cable when they returned home.
The resident told police that the man said he worked for the local cable company and was making a repair. The suspect then left the residence without further confrontation. However, the resident discovered that two gold rings were missing.
During an investigation, Lakewood Police Detective Michael Cavallo identified 30-year-old cable sub-contractor, Shane Ferguson of Levittown, PA. as a prime suspect. Ferguson reported to the Lakewood Police Headquarters on July 30th and was charged with the Argyll Circle Burglary and Theft. Bail is set at $15,000, no 10% option.
However, Lakewood Police suspect that Ferguson may have been involved in other burglaries and thefts in the Township. They’re asking anyone with information is urged to contact, Detective Cavallo at 732-363-0200 ext 5317.