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November 17, 2015

Police: Man steals, drives vehicle off dealership lot in South Jersey

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11172015_CarTheft Contributed Art/Carneys Point Police

Joseph Cameron, 41, of Pennsville, N.J.

A South Jersey man has been arrested after he allegedly walked into a dealership, stole a vehicle and drove off the lot in Salem County on Friday.

The incident occurred at 12:24 p.m. Friday at Deepwater Auto Sales, the Carneys Point Police Department said.

Joseph Cameron, 41, of Pennsville, reportedly walked into the office, took keys and stole a white 2006 Dodge Caravan off the lot. The vehicle was recovered damaged in Carneys Point Township, police said.

Cameron was arrested later in the day and charged on a warrant with taking a motor vehicle for means of convenience, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief and theft.

He was lodged in the Salem County Correctional Facility in default of $15,000 bail.