The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office announced earlier today that a 25-year-old Hillsborough man was taken into custody for allegedly burglarizing four Montgomery Township residences late last month.
According to a joint announcement made by Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Montgomery Township Police Director Captain Thomas L. Wain, detectives found Thomas P. Gall Jr. was responsible for the alleged burglaries.
Officials said the burglaries in question took place between January 22 and January 24, when residents reported the incidents to the Montgomery Township Police. In each case, items were reported stolen from the homes.
Following the reports, detectives from the Montgomery Police Department initiated an investigation into the matter, with assistance from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Burglary Task Force.
On January 25, Gall was apprehended his River Road home in the Belle Mead section of Hillsborough Township after detectives executed a search warrant on his home and motor vehicles. Officials said approximately 85 percent of the property reported stolen by residents was found in Gall’s possession.
Gall was charged with two counts of third degree burglary. The prosecutor’s office said additional charges are also pending.
After he was taken to Montgomery Police headquarters for processing, he was taken to the Somerset County Jail in Somerville, pending a detention hearing.