Middle Township Police Make Arrest In Burglary and Theft of Handguns in Cape May Court House
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Middle Township Police Department reported that they arrested a local man, Eric Osmundsen (28) of Cape May Court House in connection with a burglary and theft.
On Thursday, April 8, 2021, members of the Middle Township Police Department received a report of a burglary and theft that occurred on Whippoorwill Lane in the Cape May Court House section of Middle Township where two handguns and sports memorabilia were stolen.
Through information provided by the victim and witnesses, members of the Middle Township Police Department were able to develop a suspect, Osmundsen of Cape May Court House. The Middle Township Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit, Street Crimes Unit, and Cape May County Prosecutors Office then executed a court-authorized search warrant with the assistance of the Cape May County SWAT Team at Osmundsen’s residence, where the items stolen during the burglary were located and recovered.
As a result, Osmundsen was arrested and charged with Burglary (2nd degree), Theft (3rd degree), Possession of a handgun for unlawful purpose (2nd degree), Unlawful possession of a weapon (2nd degree), and Possession of CDS (3rd degree), and lodged in the Cape May County Correctional Facility.