The upscale township of Wayne, N.J., has been targeted lately by a wily burglar who has hit more than a dozen homes.
Residents on both sides of the Bronx-Yonkers city line are on edge this week, because burglars have struck eight times in the middle of the night over the past month.
Since late February, thieves have hit nine homes between Metropolitan Avenue and Fleet Street, and between 69th and Continental avenues, police said.
A reputed Lucchese crime family associate has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries in New Jersey, according to a published report.
Two men and a woman were arrested this week in connection with a series of burglaries in Baldwin.
The NYPD has launched a search for the suspect who burglarized six homes in the Fordham section of the Bronx.
They’ve been at it again – a sophisticated burglary ring that has been targeting homes in affluent areas of New Jersey.
Since Saturday, there have been three more break-ins on Oak Lane, Newark-Pompton Turnpike, and Nellis Drive.
There have been dozens of burglaries all across North Jersey in recent weeks, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.
It’s an offer too good to refuse. Following two burglaries in Englewood Cliffs this week, Police Chief Michael Cioffi is on a mission to help all residents harden their homes to make them more secure.
Police said the 14 incidents all took place in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4, 2011 and March 8 of this year.
Police say they are looking for 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez in the so-called petroleum jelly burglaries in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4 and March 8 of last year.
The latest happened Tuesday in which the door frames of two apartments were busted in a Clinton Street building, netting $5,200 in valuables
The numbers speak for themselves. From November to January, there were 42 burglaries in Wayne. Since three suspects were arrested last month, there have been just two burglaries.
Dozens of burglaries across Bergen and Passaic counties have residents on edge. The break-ins are violent. Burglars are smashing sliding glass doors and quickly walking off with jewelry and cash.