Vineland Police have made an arrest in an investigation into a series of overnight burglaries at city businesses over the past several months.

On Friday May 8, detectives with Vineland Police arrested Luis J. Colon, 31, at a home in the 500 block of S. 4th St. in the city in connection with the crimes.

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Police say these burglaries occurred during the overnight hours and involved the suspect(s) forcing entry into the businesses and stealing both cash and cigarettes.

Colon is charged with multiple counts of burglary, theft, and criminal mischief for the incidents that occurred at the following businesses:

El Nueveo Ranchero - 112 W. Chestnut Ave

Jenny's Supermarket - 419 S. Delsea Drive

La Orocovena Restaurant - 419 S. Delsea Drive

Giant Laundromat - 301 W. Chestnut Ave.

B's Market - 301 W. Chestnut Ave.

Police don't thing Colon acted alone in these crimes and are asking for any information concerning possible accomplices. Contact Detective Miguel Rodriguez with any information at 856.691.4111 #4181

Source: Vineland Police