Arrests made in Mt. Laurel air conditioner thefts

The following information was provided by the Mt. Laurel Police Department.

On Oct. 16, Mt. Laurel police officers arrested a 24-year old male of Timberline Drive, Mt. Laurel and a 31-year-old male of Hemlock Lane, Mt. Laurel for the theft of eight air conditioning units from a shopping center on Creek Road in September. The 24-year-old was charged with theft and conspiracy to commit theft and lodged in Burlington County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail. The 31-year-old male was also charged with theft and conspiracy and released pending a municipal court hearing.

On Oct. 29 additional charges were filed against the 24-year-old. He was charged with the theft of air conditioning units that occurred in September from homes on Coral Avenue, West Wood Lane, and Rancocas Boulevard. Charges have also been filed against a 30-year-old male from Marlton for theft and conspiracy to commit theft. He assisted the 24-year-old with some of the thefts. He is still at large and encouraged to turn himself in to the Mt. Laurel Police or any police officer in New Jersey. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of him, they are asked to call the Mt. Laurel Police Department’s tip line at (856) 234–1414 ext. 1599.