LONGPORT – A motor vehicle stop Sunday, Aug. 11 resulted in the apprehension of an alleged car thief.
At approximately 12:25 a.m., Ptl. Frank Lupperger conducted a motor vehicle stop on the beach block of 30th Avenue. His on-scene investigation revealed the driver, Stephen Feeney, 49, was in possession of a stolen motor vehicle, police said in a release.
It was soon discovered that Feeney was listed on the National Crime Information Center out of Hamilton Township and was also wanted out of Galloway for theft.
Feeney was transported to the Longport Police Department for processing, and charged with receiving stolen property. He was issued multiple traffic summonses and subsequently turned over to Galloway Township Police Department for additional processing on theft charges before being taken to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.