A HIGHLANDS WOMAN was arrested last week and charged in three area towns for a string of vehicle break-ins and theft in those communities.
Kimberly A. Campo, 27, Bay Avenue, Highlands, faces charges in Rumson, Little Silver and Shrewsbury for the burglaries and theft of items she allegedly discovered in the vehicles, according to representatives of the three police departments.
Shrewsbury Police charged Campo with nine counts of burglary to automobiles, theft and credit card theft, according to Det. Sgt. Robert Turner. The Municipal Court judge set her bail at $15,000.
Campo allegedly took items, mostly personal electronics such as GPS systems, iPods and the like, totaling approximately $826, Turner said.
Rumson Police Chief Richard Tobias said Campo was charged with multiple offenses arising from a vehicle burglary occurring on in the early morning of March 15. Among the charges Campo faces here is burglary, three counts of forgery and two counts of credit card theft, with her bail set at an additional $12,500, Tobias said.
In Little Silver, she was arrested and charged with five counts of burglary and three counts of theft from vehicle burglaries reported on Sunnycrest Court and Silverwhite Road area, according to Chief Daniel Shaffery. Her bail here was set at $15,000.
Campo’s arrest occurred following a joint investigation among the three departments, department members said.
Rumson police transported Campo to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, in lieu of bail, where she remains as of Tuesday.