Manchester Township Police Investigations Bureau Detective Adam Emmons has identified the two suspects spotted on surveillance video burglarizing the Jersey Gas, TC & Sons Auto Repair and Krauser’s convenience store in Whiting on March 24.
One of the suspects - a 17-year-old juvenile who lives in Manchester - turned himself in to police on March 27 after viewing the surveillance video distributed by Manchester Township Police to the press and posted on social media.
The juvenile was charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief. He was released to his parents' custody, police said.
The second identified suspect, Nicholas Graff, 20, of Gladstone Street in Manchester’s Pine Lake Park section, was charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief. His bail was set $150,000.
Nicholas Graff currently remains at large. Anyone with information about his current location is asked to call the Manchester Township Police Department at 732-657-6111. Any information provided by the public will be kept confidential.
Assisting with the investigation was the Ocean County Criminal Investigations Unit, Ocean County K-9 Unit, and the Manchester Township Police Patrol Bureau.
The Manchester Township Police would like to thank everyone who shared the surveillance video online, which greatly assisted the investigation.