TOMS RIVER-On Friday night, the Toms River Police Department arrested James Bonelli, 33, of Beachwood Blvd for armed robbery and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose. Detectives searching the area on Wednesday recovered an imitation handgun that is believed used in the robbery and some clothing items. After releasing photos of the suspect in the robbery of Chase Bank on Tuesday night, detectives began to receive information on possible suspects.
Detectives then developed information on the suspect and arrested him in South Toms River on Friday night without incident.
He is being lodged in the Ocean County Jail on $150,000 bail with no 10%. Detectives Jennifer Grob, Robert O’Neill, Marc Bajada ,Roger Hull and South Toms River Officer Michael Schneidt are investigating the robbery along with the Red Bank Office of the FBI.