New Jersey Police Looking for ‘Devil’ Dairy Queen Robber

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NEW JERSEY (MYFOXNY.COM) – Did the devil make him do it? The New Jersey State Police are looking the public’s help with identifying a person who robbed a Montague Twp. Dairy Queen wearing a horned devil mask.

Police say it happened about 10:30 p.m. on July 11. Police say the masked man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, black baggy sweatpants, and grey cloth gloves with rubber palm.

He walked into the Dairy Queen with a handgun and demanded money. Prior to running away, he hit an employee in the forearm.

It is believed that this suspect committed a similar armed robbery on the same day at the Days Inn in Deer Park, N.Y. Anyone with information is asked to contact the NJ State Police at (973) 383-1514.

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Clumsy Criminal Steals Ice Cream, Leaves His Mail Bearing His Name and Address Behind

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SALINA, Kan. (KAKE) _ On a list of things you’d expect thieves to go after, ice cream probably doesn’t make the cut. But one suspected thief in Salina went after frozen treats and ended up leaving something behind that led police directly to him.

A man broke into the drive-thru window at a Salina Dairy Queen and stole $200 worth of ice cream. “Novelties that we make here, our buster bars, our dilly bars, our DQ sandwiches. I couldn’t explain why he did what he did, I’m just glad that he got caught,” manager Tammy Stalder said.

Here’s where the story gets really good, police tell us the ice cream thief dropped a few pieces of mail in the parking lot next door. It was the burglar’s mail with his name and address on it.

“This isn’t the norm but on occasion this does happen that we’ll find items at the scene. In the past there’s been identification such as driver’s licenses found,” Lt. Sean Morton with the Salina Police Department said.

Police tell us after they went to the address listed on the mail, they found 30 year old James Commerford. They’ve already linked him to a second burglary at Salina plumbing business and say at that burglary he dropped a motel room key. Police searched the room and found items connected to the burglaries.

James Commerford is facing charges for the two burglaries, theft, criminal trespassing, and damage to property.