Police: N.J. Burglary Victim Uses Facebook Conversations To Find Suspects; Arrests Made

March 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Police: N.J. Burglary Victim Uses Facebook Conversations To Find Suspects; Arrests Made
" PARK RIDGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a pair of siblings who allegedly broke into a home after using Facebook to make sure it was empty.

Nicole Mineo showed CBS 2′s Dave Carlin the broken basement door from the March 12 burglary of her family’s Park Ridge home.

“They took both of our Apple computers. And from my room they took my entire jewelry box,” she said.

Police credit Mineo for uncovering the clues that led investigators right to brother and sister suspects Michael and Kimberly Edgerton.

“Without that information this case may not have been solved,” said Sgt. James Babcock of the Park Ridge Police Department.

Mineo recalled a strange conversation with Kimberly on Facebook on the day of the burglary, in which she was asked about her family’s whereabouts.

“It was just too fishy, all the questions she was asking me,” she said "

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