Man who is accused of stealing a laptop from a parked car was pointed out by a neighbor, according to authorities.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, October 26, 2012
A Morristown resident helped authorities track down an alleged burglar after he stole a laptop from a parked car, according to a report by the Morristown Police Department. Police charged Michael J. Bednarz, 35, of Whippany, with burglary, possession of a weapon, and possession of burglary tools after the alleged incident occurred during the early morning hours of Oct. 20. According to the report, a woman called police to Flagler Street after she witnessed a suspicious man in her neighbor's Nissan Murano searching for items inside the front and rear passenger side of the vehicle. After reporting the incident, the woman said she shouted to Bednarz "I called the police," according to the report. At that point, the woman saw Bednarz flee …
The following arrest information was supplied by the Morristown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Police say an 18-year-old Mendham Borough resident tried to break into a Gregory Terrace home. But, a few observant residents and their call to the cops stopped that from happening. David Domiter, of Emery Avenue in Mendham, was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal trespassing and criminal mischief June 17 shortly before 2 a.m. Officer Eddy Pichardo responded to the scene, where witnesses told him they had seen a man—described as white, 5-foot-10, about 130 pounds with long blonde hair, wearing a white T-shirt and carrying a black laptop bag—climbing a steel ladder in order to try and get inside the residence, according to Pichardo's report. When the witness asked the man what he was doing, he responded, "nothing, …