Three arrested in EHT vehicle burglaries
Three men have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing vehicles in Egg Harbor Township. Police responded to East Kennedy Drive in the township’s Cardiff section just before 4:30 a.m., Lt. Robert Gray said. A witness told police they saw someone inside unlocked vehicles with a car with its headlights off following behind, according to the report. Sgt. Joseph Monroe and Officers Gary Johnson, Jonathan D’Augustine, Tim Canale, Louis Poletis, John Beattes and Jonathan Nieves found the suspect and the vehicle. Michael Izquierdo-Arellan, 19, of Egg Harbor Township, Anthony Soto, 20, of the Bronx, New York, and Raffy Diaz-Cavallo, 19, of Pleasantville were arrested and the vehicle towed back to the station. Proceeds from vehicle burglaries inside the vehicle. All three were charged with burglary, criminal attempt and conspiracy. Two were released on summonses. Diaz-Cavallo was wanted on an unrelated warrant and was taken to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. The Egg Harbor Township Police Department wants to remind its residents and visitors to lock their vehicles. In 2016, there were 183 reported vehicle burglaries and an unknown number that were unreported. Most could have been prevented by just locking the doors to their vehicle, police said.