A 60-year-old Union Beach man wanted for a string of TD Bank burglaries was arrested this morning in Hazlet, police announced.
During the early hours of Saturday (October 17), officers from the Hazlet Township Police Department arrested Larry M. Boccio, 60, of Union Beach.
Boccio had been linked to a string of TD Bank burglaries in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties in recent weeks.
Hazlet Detectives had been surveilling Boccio during the past few days and the break in the case came when he decided to return to the TD Bank on Bethany Road in Hazlet for a second attempt this morning around 4:45 am. Boccio was arrested before he could follow through with this burglary.
Hazlet police along with detectives from Marlboro, Old Bridge, Howell, and Woodbridge worked together in regards to similar burglaries at TD Bank locations in those towns within the last two weeks.
Boccio has been charged with numerous offenses including burglary, theft, criminal mischief, possession of handgun, attempted burglary, as well as possession of burglars tools.
His bail information was not immediately available.
Charges in the other municipalities are pending at this time.