Man Lived In Library Until Busted

By: Bill Waters
Staff Writer
Published: Aug 18, 2021

Man lived in library for two weeks without being discovered.

Man lived in library until busted by custodian. Charles Jones Jr read several books, stole food from employee break room, until he was caught. The man lived in that library without being noticed for two weeks.

Charles Jones Jr charged with burglary and theft, he was released on a criminal summons. He kept himself occupied while he lived in the library.

Jones Jr read several books and ate food from the employee break room. Police said a custodian saw Charles Jones Jr. peeking out a basement window of the Ocean Township library in Monmouth County on Friday night. Neptune police Detective Lt. Steven Peters said Jones told officers he had been living in the building.

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