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Absecon Police Department
Thursday February 8th, 2024 :: 05:56 p.m. EST


Fleeing Suspect Apprehended After Attempted Burglary

Just before 1:00 AM on February 8, 2024, the Absecon Police Department responded to a call at the Oyster Bay Condominium Complex regarding a male wearing a ski mask attempting to break into a vehicle. As officers were en route, additional reports surfaced describing the same suspect attempting to force entry into a dwelling within the complex.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers successfully located a subject matching the description provided by witnesses. The suspect attempted to evade law enforcement by fleeing on foot. After a brief chase, the suspect was apprehended without further incident.

The apprehended individual has been identified as Michael A. Davis, a 39-year-old resident of Absecon. Notably, Davis has a prior record, having been arrested in connection with a residential burglary at the Clayton Mill Run Apartment Complex in July 2022, following a foot pursuit with law enforcement officers.

CHARGES: Criminal Attempt Burglary, Obstruction, and related drug offenses.

Following his arrest, Davis was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

Anyone with any additional information is urged to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667. Report anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 1-200-658-TIPS (8477) or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

Absecon Police Department
500 N. Mill Road
Absecon, NJ 08201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-641-0667

Oyster Bay
Absecon, NJ 08201

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