A burglar who stole an XBOX 360 and wireless controller in the latest of a series of Parsippany home break-ins was caught after trying to sell the items at a local game shop, police said.
Julian Quintero, 24 of Parsippany, turned himself in to police headquarters on Wednesday and was charged with burglary and theft and stolen property was returned, police said.
Parsippany Police investigated a burglary at an Intervale Gardens apartment that happened Friday sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., police said.
The residents told Patrol Sgt. Thomas Pomroy and Patrol Officer Thomas Dinkelspiel the stolen items were valued at about $300. There were no signs of forced entry.
Detective Anthony Morelli discovered the thief tried to sell the stolen items at a local game store, according to a release from Officer Remo D’Alessandro, community relations officer.
Morellis identified and contacted Quintero and convinced him to come to Police Headquarters to be arrested for his outstanding arrest warrant.
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