Rutherford NJ Police Arrest Homeless Man Accused of Burglarizing Local Yoga Studio
Rutherford NJ police arrested a homeless man who allegedly broke into a local yoga studio.
According to authorities, the burglary incident occurred around 2:40 a.m. at Fire Shaper Yoga Studio, a yoga studio located on Park Avenue in Rutherford, New Jersey.
The manager of the business happened to be watching a live video feed when he noticed someone illegally entering the building. The manager immediately contacted the Rutherford Police Department.
Police officers were quickly dispatched to the scene. When police got to the yoga studio, they checked the building and reportedly discovered the 64-year-old suspect hiding in a closet.
According to police, the suspect had an undisclosed amount of money on him when he was arrested. Additionally, the suspect also reportedly possessed burglary tools that included a flashlight, soldering rod, flathead screwdriver, hammer, and backpack.
While inspecting the premises, Rutherford police came across a safe that had pry marks on its exterior.
Investigators said that the suspect later admitted to stealing money from a cash register and opening the safe.
The suspect, whose last known address is in New York, is believed to be homeless.
The suspect has been charged with several crimes, including burglary, theft of movable property, criminal mischief, and possession of burglary tools.
After being arrested and processed, the suspect was taken to the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, NJ. He was being held at the jail on a $50,000 bail amount.
For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article entitled “Homeless Man Broke into Rutherford Yoga Studio, Police Say.”