Toms River Truck Driver thief “Jeff” has been found and charged by State Police
"Jeff" has been found! New Jersey State Police say the man who allegedly stole a truck from a construction site on Lakehurst Road in Toms River last week and then left it on Waters Street has been arrested. His real name is Jeff too.
36-year old Jeffrey Emanuel of Lanoka Harbor is charged with 2nd degree theft of a motor vehicle and released pending a future court date.
He was caught on surveillance video saying the name "Jeff" when allegedly committed the crime around 11 pm on Tuesday of last week.
"We were left pondering whether or not "Jeff" was an unseen accomplice, imaginary friend, or the first name of the suspect," New Jersey State Police said in a release on Facebook. "As it turns out, your tips helped our detectives identify and arrest Jeffrey Emanuel, 36, of Lanoka Harbor, N.J."
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