MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ROBBERIES IN HUNTERDON AND BURLINGTON COUNTIES
June 30, 2017
Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, announced that Cuthbert A. Andersen Jr., age 22, of Lawrence, NJ, has pled guilty to multiple counts of burglary and theft that took place in Hunterdon and Burlington County, and an eluding charge in Mercer County.
According to Prosecutor Kearns, “In early February, the New Jersey State Police Kingwood Station detective bureau conducted an investigation in cooperation with detectives from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, Edgewater Park Police Department (Burlington County), Burlington Township Police Department, Raritan Township Police Department and the Hopewell Township Police Department (Mercer County) into numerous burglaries and thefts.
As a result of the investigation, Anderson was charged in connection to 13 burglaries and thefts in Hunterdon County and several burglaries and thefts in Burlington County. He was also linked to a pursuit in Hopewell Township, Mercer County involving a stolen vehicle and a burglary/theft in Raritan Township, Hunterdon County.” On April 20, 2017, a 34-count indictment was handed down by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury. Mr. Andersen was indicted for 17 counts of 3rd degree Burglary, 11 counts of 3rd degree Theft, 2nd degree Burglary, 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 2nd degree Eluding, 3rd degree Unlawful Possession of a Shotgun, 3rd degree Receiving Stolen Property, and 4th degree Illegal Sale of Weapons. On August 11, 2017, Mr. Cuthbert will appear before the Honorable Angela F. Borkowski, JSC, for sentencing in this matter.