Toms River Home Burglarized, Owner’s Dog and Possessions Stolen

Resident loses 11-week old puppy along with possessions in burglary

Update, May 23: Puppy Now Found http://patch.com/A-t17j

A Toms River residence was broken into on Friday morning, but the thieves walked off with more than just worldly goods — they took the homeowner’s pet dog, as well.

Mary Frances Yurkel of Toms River described that her mother, who resides behind Shop Rite in the vicinity of Fischer Boulevard and Bay Avenue, was the victim of a burglary yesterday morning.

“These people kicked in the front door, took all of her jewelry, a laptop, a firebox with all of the family's historical and pertinent information, and Fiona, an 11-week old Havanese mix (dog),” said Yurkel.

Yurkel described Fiona as having a white body, black ears, one black eye, and a black nose.

“My mother is losing faith as time passes. My sisters and I are pounding the pavement, asking everyone in the area (for information),” Yurkel explained.

The family is also offering a $500 reward for the safe return of the 11-week-old puppy.

If you have any information on this theft, or if you have seen Fiona, please contact your local police department or 609-994-4722.

Securevelope June 01, 2012 at 11:21 AM
RedonRed, you can go to your account page and unsubscribe to any article you are following. Just click on your name at the top of the page and hopefully you'll find it.
Mattie June 01, 2012 at 11:50 AM
RedonRed, ever since they revamped the Patch comments section a few weeks back it's almost impossible to stop those "noreply" email notifications. Unclicking everything to do with notifications in your profile or clicking "stop following" just above the comments under an article, did NOT stop those emails for me. Finally, I just emailed " help@patch.com " and asked them to please stop ALL email notices from the Patch site. All or Nothing -- Seems to be the only thing that works.
Mattie June 01, 2012 at 11:53 AM
That didn't work for me, Secure. Soon as I commented anywhere it would be back on the Following list. Gotta email help@patch.com to stop those noreply emails once and for all.
Securevelope June 01, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Mattie, a lot is not working for you here it seems. Did you see my comments to you in your personal area? All those posts you made and they still are not there last time I checked that thread. I got updates via email but your words are not there. Unsubscribing is working for me. Apparently the new software Patch is using has a lot of bugs in it.
Mattie June 01, 2012 at 01:19 PM
Secure, yes I saw your posts in my profile area. And when I replied back to them in your profile area, it went into pending and never came out! Twice!! They are still sitting in there on YOUR board saying "Pending" and not posted. I can't even delete them and forget about them. Then I posted to you in MY profile area, that worked, no problem, so you can see my answer to you there..... Yeah, a lot of bugs. Apparently they aren't using very sophisticated software, nor have the techs available to upgrade and fix as they go along. :: shrugs::


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