Pennsville Twp., – According to Pennsville Police, a 34 year old male from Logan Township was arrested for Burglary and Theft charges stemming from an incident on January 30, 2015 in which police responded to a call from a homeowner on North Broadway who reported an individual “sleeping on the floor next to their bed.”
The alleged individual fled on foot once homeowners contacted authorities and took with him over $700 in valuables. On Feb. 3rd, Pennsville Police released alleged photos of a white Nissan Ultima taken that evening at a Paulsboro Valero gas station in which the suspect used the homeowner’s credit card to purchase gas. Police then posted the photos and the below message on Facebook:
“The Pennsville Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with identification of a Burglary suspect. This is a 2007-2009 White Nissan Altima with right front end damage and a missing hubcap or spare tire on the right front tire. These pictures are from the Valero gas station in Paulsboro where they used the victims credit card to purchase gas. Please contact the Pennsville Police at 856-678-3089 EXT. 504 and you will remain anonymous.”
Yesterday, an off duty police officer noticed the reported white Nissan Ultima, in which the suspect was allegedly driving and photos were released of earlier this week. The officer was able to obtain registration on the vehicle and today authorities arrested Keyon J. Pritchett of Logan Twp.
See below for today’s as well as an Jan. 30th police reports from Pennsville Police:
“Today at approximately 1:00 pm Keyon J. Pritchett (M/34) of Logan Township was arrested and charged with Burglary and Theft. On February 3rd, authorities released photos of a white Nissan Altima that was used in the crime. An off duty Pennsville Officer observed the vehicle yesterday and was able to get a registration. Along with assistance from the Logan Police Department Keyon was arrested at his residence. Officers executed consent searches at his residence and his vehicle with negative findings of the stolen property. Keyon was processed and remanded to the Salem County Correctional Facility in default of $25,000.00 full cash bail.”
February 2nd Pennsville Police report in connection to the arrest:
“On 1/31/15 at approximately 12:48 am Police were dispatched to a residence on North Broadway for a Burglary and Theft complaint. Upon arrival it was ascertained that the victims were sleeping and awoke to find a male subject sleeping on the floor next to their bed. When they contacted the police the suspect fled on foot. It was discovered that items estimated to be valued at $771.00 were taken from the residence. Pending further investigation.”