MORRIS COUNTY — The the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, Madison Police, and the Morris County Office of Emergency Management worked collaboratively capture an alleged car burglary suspect, on Wednesday, July 26.
All units were requested to respond to the area of Noe Avenue neighborhood of the Borough of Madison after being alerted to an individual who was observed to be acting suspiciously. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office canine team of Det. Marc Adamsky and K-9 Tim was able to establish a track of the suspect and locate him in the Crestview Avenue area of Madison Borough. The suspect, identified as Thomas Rivera, a 20 year old male from Jersey City, was found in possession of keys to a vehicle which had been burglarized in Madison earlier this morning.
Sheriff James M. Gannon said, “This criminal activity is too prevalent in our communities. Potentially dangerous individuals are frequently attempting to victimize good people. I am so pleased to see our partnerships working together and succeeding; all with the resolve of keeping us safe.”
Madison Borough Police Chief John R. Miscia stated, “I would like to commend the law enforcement officers on scene for a job well done. The quick thinking and great investigative teamwork by both our officers of the Madison Police Department, and our partners at the Morris County Office of Emergency Management and Morris County Sheriff’s Office was evident following the arrest of Mr. Rivera. The fine police work is a testament to the strong partnership that we have between our Morris County.”