Fair Lawn Police Arrest High School Student Who Allegedly Burglarized Local Home During His Lunch Break
Police in Fair Lawn NJ recently arrested a high school student accused of committing a home burglary.
According to officials, the 18-year-old suspect is a student at Fair Lawn High School in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Police said that the suspect walked off school grounds during his lunch break and went to a nearby home. The residence is located on Burbank Street, which is approximately one block away from the school.
The suspect allegedly entered the house and stole Xanax medication.
The Fair Lawn Police Department received a report of a burglary at the residence. When police officers arrived at the scene, they saw how the intruder gained access to the home: by entering through a window which had been left unlocked.
Sometime after the burglary, a school resource officer allegedly observed the suspect trying to dispose of stolen Xanax medication inside the school gym. The resource officer, with help from school security guards, detained the suspect until police could arrive.
Fair Lawn police eventually showed up and spoke with the suspect. During questioning, the suspect allegedly admitted to having committed the burglary.
The suspect was arrested and charged with burglary and theft of movable property.
Shortly after being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was released from custody. He has a pending court date to answer the charges against him.
For more information about this case, check out the NJ.com article entitled “High School Student Burglarized Home During Lunch Break, Fair Lawn Police Say.”