An Asbury Park man was arrested and charged with burglary and theft in Ocean Township Aug. 1.
Police said at approximately 9 a.m. Det. Steven Walker was dispatched to a business on Berkeley Avenue for a report of a burglary that had occurred during the overnight hours. The reporting party advised that they observed the suspect enter the business via surveillance video and remove items before exiting when the alarm sounded.
Det. Michael Legg conducted a follow investigation and identified the suspect as Mashon D. Wilson, 32, of Asbury Park. Wilson responded to police headquarters and was interviewed by Legg and Schoch.
During the interview, Wilson admitted to entering the business on Berkeley Avenue as well as another business on Route 35 in the same area. Wilson was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of burglary and one count of theft. He was processed and released on a summons pending an initial court appearance.