Brazen thieves in Newark and Bloomfield, New Jersey took smash-and-grab to the extreme early Tuesday.
The suspects hit two homes during Monday morning’s snowstorm, police said. Police said two white men wearing ski masks and carrying snow shovels went door to door, hoping to find nobody at home.
The same burglars have hit thirteen small mom and pop businesses on the Upper East Side during a two month span, police said. Each time they entered through a security gate and smashed or stole the cash register.
Police are asking for assistance from the public as they attempt to locate an unknown group of criminals who have tricked people into letting them withdraw from ATMs at a Brooklyn bank.
Police on Wednesday said they were searching for three women who stole electronics from a Target store on Staten Island, and concealed their theft by stuffing the items in a file cabinet that they legitimately bought.
Thieves pulled off a stunning jewelry heist this weekend at one of the city’s most posh hotels.
As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.
An unusual rash of vandalism has occurred at several New Jersey churches and the latest case doesn’t have anything to do with anything sacred.
From tools and doors, to fixtures and appliances, crooks target construction sites, both public and private, as if they were shopping at home depot. Experts say it costs the industry millions of dollars each year, which ultimately gets passed on to the consumer.
Police said the suspects bought over $2,000 worth of goods at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Danbury before going to The Westchester Mall in White Plains to continue their shopping spree.
A distraught family demanded answers Wednesday after thieves vandalized a Long Island cemetery. Suffolk County Police say a group of thieves broke into a mausoleum, stealing the remains of a woman who died 12 years ago.