Two Men Accused of Stealing Food Items from Carlstadt NJ Warehouse
Carlstadt NJ police officers arrested two people accused of stealing expensive food items from a local warehouse.
One of the suspects owns Kristian Trucking Inc. and the other suspect is an employee of the delivery company. According to Bergen County NJ prosecutors, the suspects were hired by a food distributor to deliver salmon, cheese, and sugar from a warehouse located on 16th Street in Carlstadt, New Jersey.
The suspects allegedly went to the Carlstadt building on January 24, picked up the food products, and loaded them onto their delivery truck. However, the suspects also allegedly loaded items they were not supposed to take.
Someone noticed the missing items and dialed 911 to alert the Carlstadt Police Department. Carlstadt cops investigated the alleged theft incident and reportedly learned that the suspects stole $8K worth of food. Moreover, the suspects allegedly tried to leave boxes of stolen food items on the side of the road when the police closed in on them.
The two suspects have been charged with numerous crimes, including theft of movable property and money laundering.
Additionally, the delivery truck used to commit the alleged theft is subject to civil forfeiture proceedings.
For more information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Delivery Men Stole $8K Worth of Salmon, Cheese, Sugar, Cops Say.”