Metuchen police arrest two men for alleged vehicle burglaries

May 19, 2017: Metuchen police arrested Nahuel Buonarrigo, 19, of Perth Amboy, and Donte Guiste, 18, of Carteret, for allegedly breaking into a vehicle and stealing various items, police said Thursday.

The two men were charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of theft, three counts of theft of a credit card, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possessing a controlled dangerous substance, police said.

Police responded to an initial call of burglary by a Metuchen resident whose vehicle was broken into around 2 a.m., police said. Police searched the area and discovered two men in the area of Coan Place and Amboy Avenue, police said.

Police stopped the men, found items on them that had been reported stolen from three different vehicles in the borough, including a laptop computer, credit cards and cash, police said. The two men also allegedly had controlled dangerous substance that was prescribed to one of the men, police said.

The two men were later taken to Middlesex County Adult Correction Center where they are being held on the charges.

The investigation is active and continuing, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact Metuchen Police Detective James Keane at 732-632-8561.

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