Wanaque police told NJ.com that 71-year-old Robert Caywood had “severe burns” all over his body when officers found him at his Pellington Street home around 6:40 p.m. Friday.
There have been dozens of burglaries all across North Jersey in recent weeks, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.
Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.
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.
Frank Segreto, 20, a supermarket employee from Wanaque has been been charged with arson, and with threatening two witnesses in the investigation.
Police in New Jersey are looking for the people responsible for torching 4 cars and knocking down 25 mailboxes in Passaic County.
New Jersey state police say a 12-year-old New York boy was killed after being ejected in a highway crash and run over by three other vehicles.