Police: Manasquan Man found in Freehold with Stolen Car

Freehold Township Police and Spring Lake Heights Police arrested a Manasquan resident on multiple charges surrounding a stolen vehicle incident.

The Freehold Township Police Department and the Spring Lake Heights Police department have charged a Manasquan man with car theft. 

Michael C. Gratzel, 18, of Wigwam Patch, faces a total of three charges from both police departments.

Freehold Township police charged Gratzel with possession of a stolen car while Spring Lake Heights police charged Gratzel with burglary and theft after he allegedly broke into a structure and took a 2001 four-door Acura.

According to Gratzel’s complaint warrant, the car was taken from Spring Lake Heights on Saturday, March 16. Freehold Township police arrested Gratzel on Monday, March 18 when he was in the township with the stolen vehicle.

Gratzel has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $25,000 for all three charges.

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