HARRISON TWP. — Police responded to Preakness Drive at about 4:17 a.m. May 25 when a resident reported seeing a man wearing black clothing and a ski mask burglarizing a vehicle.
Ptl. Kurt Pflugfelder spotted the burglar and a foot chase began, police said.
Pflugfelder and another officer caught Ryan M. Cera, 30, of April Court in Mullica Hill, who was subsequently charged with burglary, attempted burglary, resisting arrest by flight, obstruction of justice and trespassing, said police. He was lodged in the Salem County Jail in default of $15,000 full-cash bail, police said.
Mantua Township police assisted.