Burglaries are on the rise all across North Jersey, and the source is in the sky.
There have been six incidents in Tenafly over the last four weeks, generally in the same section of town.
In Darien, five homes have recently been targeted by thieves who first make sure the homes are unoccupied. That’s not so odd, but what they do next is.
You’re sleeping and they’re stealing. Police are searching for burglars that are targeting homes in several posh Staten Island neighborhoods in the middle of the night. It’s happened at least five times.
As word spreads that a string of burglaries in North Jersey and Rockland County might be the work of the new James Bond gang or an offshoot, Bergen County police are hoping that people will take simple steps to avoid becoming victims.
Bergen County authorities said the burglary ring known as the James Bond Gang appears to be back. They said there have been 40 burglaries in New York and New Jersey since 2009 that fit the group’s pattern — most of them in the last six months.
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in finding the suspect in two burglaries and two attempted burglaries in Brooklyn.
Police on Long Island met with concerned residents Wednesday night in the wake of a series of burglaries that occurred in the past year.
Police said a smooth-talking criminal is pretending to be an exterminator, conning his victims into inviting him into their apartments before robbing them.
Police say a gang of thieves that first operated in New York has moved into New York, kicking down front doors before robbing homes in a flash.
Police said in each of the incidents, the suspect entered the locations through a window and removed electronics and other items.
Police reports show five of the burglaries could have occurred just days after the July 16 collapse.
Police in Westchester County were sent scrambling by a string of door-to-door burglaries in Bedford, seven brazen burglaries in rapid succession and in broad daylight.
Police said the suspects, ages 15 and 16, are all from Buffalo.
There have been eight break-ins in the neighborhood since Oct. 14. Police said in several incidents thousands of dollars in jewelery and cash were stolen.