Jersey City Bike Rider Arrested on Suspicion of Iselin Burglaries

It was a long haul from Jersey City to Iselin by bicycle.

They knew him by his yellow bicycle.

nabbed a suspect last week on suspicion of a string of burglaries in the of the township.

Eliezer Guzman, 23, of Jersey City was caught at 4:30 am on May 21 after cops received a report of a man in a black baseball cap, riding a yellow bike, was filching items from cars in the neighborhood. 

A description of the suspect was broadcast, and Sgt. Joseph Licciardi saw a man who answered to the description standing next to a Kia at the corner of North Main and Middlesex Essex Turnpike. The interior light of the car was on, and the man - who turned out to be Guzman - was standing nearby with his yellow bike.

Guzman, police said, admitted that the bike in question was his.

He was arrested on charges of burglaries to vehicles in the Star Street and North Main Street area of Iselin. Guzman was held on a $5,000 bond with no 10 percent option and transported to the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Facility in North Brunswick.

Jason McKenna June 01, 2012 at 04:39 PM
Well now he can put his pedals to the metal . Metal bars that is . No spinning classes in jail .


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