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Auto Parts Thief Causes Nearly $80K in Losses, Florham Park Police Say

Sayreville man faces 92 total charges following a two-month investigation.

A Sayreville man faces 92 charges for allegedly stealing auto parts that caused nearly $80,000 in losses to a Florham Park car dealership, police said.

Randy Williams, 35, was identified as the thief following a two-month investigation into the thefts on Jan. 26 and 27 and Feb. 2 at Royal Cadillac on Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park Capt. Robert Treiber said. The total loss attributed to the thefts and damage was approximately $77,000, Treiber said.

Williams is also allegedly responsible for similar thefts throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Treiber said.

U.S. Marshals arrested Williams on Friday at a Linden residence and charged with the following:
  • 26 counts of third-degree burglary to a motor vehicle
  • 11 counts of third-degree theft of movable property
  • 22 counts of fourth-degree theft of movable property
  • 19 counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief
  • 11 counts of criminal mischief (disorderly persons offense)
  • 2 counts of third-degree receiving stolen property
  • 1 count of third-degree attempted theft of property
Williams was lodged in the Morris County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail with no 10 percent option.

The following agencies assisted in the investigation:
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • Morris County Prosecutor's Office
  • Morris County Sheriff's Office
  • New Jersey State Police
  • Eatontown Police
  • Irvington Police
  • Linden Police
  • Millburn Police
  • Morris Township Police
  • Morristown Police
  • Ocean Township Police
  • Old Bridge Police
  • Sayreville Police
  • South Orange Police
  • Summit Police
  • Woodbridge Police

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