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Ocean Gate Man Arrested For Stealing Metal From Abandoned Building

Berkeley police have charged an Ocean Gate man with burglary and theft after an officer spotted him walking out of an abandoned building on Route 9, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said.

Police responded to 295 Route 9 at 3 p.m. on April 15 on a report of a man stealing metal from the building, the chief said.

The man was identified as Christian Fernandez, 24, Ocean Gate. Fernandez was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was charged. His bail was set at $2,500, with a ten percent option. Fernandez was unable to make bail and was taken to the Ocean County Jail in Toms River, DiMichele said.

Heywood April 21, 2014 at 01:28 PM
Another fine citizen of Ocean Gate, just tying to do his part to help the recycling effort.
Dave Brown Kody April 24, 2014 at 02:41 PM
lame....arrested for what? and whats with $2,500- bail?
mb May 01, 2014 at 06:10 PM
It all depends on who you are......ridiculous.........two young woman had 549 bags of heroin.....released on summons......caught taking something that is not harming him or anyone else and let's put a2500 ball.
Brandy the Dog May 01, 2014 at 06:25 PM
It's possible that he has a record.
mb May 01, 2014 at 06:56 PM
That could be possible.......but 549. Bags of heroin.....that can kill 549 people.

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