Toms River Police Department: On Tuesday December 31, 2019 police units were dispatched to the Chase Bank at 2, Route 37 W for reports of a bank robbery. The suspect presented a note to the teller and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
On Thursday January 2, 2020 Patrick T. Callahan, 45 of Toms River, was charged on a warrant by Detective Quinn with the bank robbery. Mr. Callahan was arrested this evening in Burlington County by the Mount Laurel Police Department following a tip originating from our social media page. The Ocean County Sheriffs Department Crime Scene Unit, K-9 Unit, and the FBI Red Bank Office assisted during this investigation.
The Toms River Police Department would like to thank the citizens who responded to and shared the Facebook post. Working together sharing information helps create a safer community for everyone. Mr. Callahan will be lodged in the county jail pending a bail hearing in Ocean County Superior Court. Anyone with additional information regarding this matter may contact investigating Detective Quinn at (732)349-0150 x 1361.