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Category Archives: Property Crimes

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Guttenberg NJ Man Allegedly Committed Arson in Ridgefield Park, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes
A man from Guttenberg, New Jersey was recently placed under arrest after allegedly trying to burn down his ex-girlfriend’s home in Ridgefield Park, NJ. The suspect is a 23-year-old Guttenberg NJ resident. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect broke into his former girlfriend’s apartment and used a lit candle in an attempt… Continue Reading

Park Ridge Condo Fire Being Investigated as Possible Arson

Posted in Property Crimes
Law enforcement in Park Ridge NJ is currently investigating a possible arson incident at a condo complex that sustained significant property damage during a fire. The large condominium complex is located on North Maple Avenue in Park Ridge, NJ. According to local officials, the Park Ridge Police Department received an emergency 911 call a short… Continue Reading

Fair Lawn Police Investigate Fire at Building in Fair Lawn, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes
Law enforcement is investigating a fire in Fair Lawn, New Jersey that could be classified as an intentional arson incident. The fire was initially reported to authorities around 11:15 p.m. The Fair Lawn Police Department got a 911 call about smoke coming from the Knights of Columbus building on Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn, NJ.… Continue Reading

Two Juveniles Being Investigated for Arson in Garfield, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes
Garfield NJ police recently arrested two underage boys who allegedly started a fire at a vacant home. The scary incident happened around 3:40 p.m. Garfield NJ firefighters were sent to the site, a single-family home located at 54 Schley Street in Garfield, after receiving a report of a fire quickly spreading out of control. When… Continue Reading

Police Look for Burglary Suspect in Palisades Park, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes
Palisades Park NJ law enforcement is looking for a man accused of stalking a female and breaking into her house. The burglary incident occurred a short time after 5:00 a.m. on June 18, 2017. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect illegally entered a home on Fourth Street in Palisades Park, New Jersey. Once the… Continue Reading

Elmwood Park Police Arrest Man Accused of Burglarizing Several Homes

Posted in Property Crimes
A Hopatcong New Jersey man accused of burglarizing residences located across New Jersey was arrested in Elmwood Park, NJ. However, the suspect was later released from jail, only to then allegedly commit another burglary. The suspect is a 34-year-old man from Hopatcong, New Jersey. According to officials, the suspect impersonated a public works employee by… Continue Reading

Authorities Catch Fifth Suspect in Bergen County Burglary Spree

Posted in Property Crimes
Police recently arrested a fifth person who was allegedly part of a crew that committed a burglary spree in Englewood, NJ. The five suspects allegedly carried out the burglaries at residences located on Route 17 in Englewood, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspects got away with large sums of cash and expensive personal… Continue Reading

Police Arrest East Rutherford Man Who Allegedly Burglarized Lyndhurst Church

Posted in Property Crimes
An East Rutherford New Jersey man allegedly burglarized a church located in Lyndhurst, NJ. The suspect reportedly committed the burglary by breaking into St. Michael’s Church in Lyndhurst, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect waited on a balcony outside the church. The suspect allegedly stood on the balcony for a number of hours… Continue Reading

Lyndhurst Man, Beachwood Man Allegedly Burglarized Ocean County Home

Posted in Property Crimes
Police recently arrested a Lyndhurst NJ man accused of burglarizing a Manchester NJ home. The break-in attempt occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. at a residence on Molly Pitcher Boulevard. The burglarized house is part of the Crestwood Village 4 section of Manchester, New Jersey. According to law enforcement officials, two men attempted to gain entry… Continue Reading

Moonachie NJ Police Arrest Man Accused of Burglary, Theft of Expensive Cheese

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Police in Moonachie New Jersey arrested a Paterson NJ man who allegedly committed a burglary and stole imported cheese valued at $160,000. The suspect allegedly committed the break-in around 11:30 p.m., with company employees noticing the theft the next morning. According to law enforcement, the suspect stole the gourmet cheese products from Grace Kennedy Foods… Continue Reading

Police Looking for Suspects Who Allegedly Vandalized Graveyard in Wyckoff, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes
Police officers in Wyckoff New Jersey are trying to determine the identities of suspects accused of vandalizing a local cemetery. According to law enforcement officials, the vandals targeted the Wyckoff Reformed Cemetery, located next to the Wyckoff Reformed Church on Wyckoff Avenue. The suspects allegedly went to the graveyard at night and knocked over around… Continue Reading

South Hackensack Police Arrest Lodi NJ Man Accused of Car Burglaries, Thefts

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
A Lodi NJ man was arrested after allegedly attempting to break into a parked vehicle in South Hackensack, NJ. Authorities later connected the suspect with several other burglaries and theft crimes committed throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. South Hackensack police placed the suspect under arrest around 2:30 a.m. The South Hackensack Police Department received a… Continue Reading

Police Looking for Suspects behind Car Burglaries in Wyckoff, New Jersey

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Police in Wyckoff NJ are searching for suspects who may have committed a string of recent car burglaries. According to Bergen County officials, at least two suspects likely committed the car break-ins. The suspects are said to have unlawfully entered several unlocked cars that were parked on James Way and Russell Avenue in Wyckoff, New… Continue Reading

Bloomfield NJ Man Accused of Burglaries, Thefts from Stores at Paramus NJ Strip Mall

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Paramus NJ police recently arrested a man who allegedly burglarized two businesses at a local strip mall and stole $3,000 in cash. The suspect allegedly broke into the stores at the mall around 7:00 p.m. on July 6. The strip mall is located on Route 17 southbound in Paramus, NJ. The burglarized businesses included SuperJuice… Continue Reading

Alleged Ringleader of Theft Ring Arrested, Accused of Burglaries in Hackensack and Fair Lawn, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
New Jersey authorities recently apprehended an individual accused of leading a racketeering ring that committed more than 30 burglaries in homes across North Jersey. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was the leader of a theft syndicate that illegally broke into 31 residences in NJ from November 2015 to January 2016. The… Continue Reading

Bergen County NJ Burglary Ringleader Gets 25 Years in Federal Prison

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
A Federal Court judge recently sentenced the leader of a burglary ring to a term of incarceration of 25 years in federal prison. Over the past 20 years, Daniel “Tokyo” Gatson has gained notoriety, and infamy, as the leader of a crime organization responsible for more than two dozen break-ins, burglaries, and thefts across six states, including… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Man Convicted on Terrorism Charges in Connection with Arson, Vandalism of Jewish Temples

Posted in Assault Offenses, Property Crimes, Threat Crimes
A Lodi NJ man was convicted of terrorism in connection with several incidents of vandalism at Jewish temples in New Jersey. The suspect also reportedly firebombed a rabbi’s residence. The violent criminal offenses were committed in late 2011 and early 2012. According to Bergen County officials, the suspect began his crime spree in December 2011… Continue Reading

Haworth NJ Man Accused of Committing Burglary, Vandalism at Local School

Posted in Property Crimes
Haworth New Jersey police arrested a local man who allegedly took a psychedelic drug and then burglarized a local public school. According to Haworth NJ officials, the suspect unlawfully entered the Haworth Public School around 3:40 a.m. and vandalized the school building. The vandalism reportedly included the suspect smashing several glass trophy cases, ripping posters… Continue Reading

Security Guard at Bergen Community College in Paramus NJ Accused of Stealing Computer

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Bergen County Sheriff’s officers arrested a Bergen Community College security guard accused of stealing a school computer. According to authorities, the suspect unlawfully entered a room at the Paramus college and stole a computer. The stolen computer reportedly has a value of roughly $1,900. When school officials realized that the computer had gone missing, they… Continue Reading

Travis J. Tormey Challenges East Rutherford NJ Disorderly Conduct, Trespassing Charges

Posted in Property Crimes, Public Order Crimes
Travis J. Tormey recently represented a client charged with a crime for stepping onto the field at MetLife Stadium following a NY Jets football game. MetLife Stadium is in East Rutherford, New Jersey and is the stadium where the NFL’s New York Jets and New York Giants play their home games. The client got onto… Continue Reading

Three Men Accused of Intentionally Starting Fire in Closter NJ, Charged with Arson

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Property Crimes
Three men were recently arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire at a Closter NJ home. The arson incident happened on October 10, 2015. According to law enforcement, the three suspects committed arson and fraud when they intentionally set fire to a vacant Closter house located on Closter Dock Road. The suspects… Continue Reading

Police Investigate String of Home Burglaries in Saddle Brook, New Jersey

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Saddle Brook NJ police are looking into several recent home burglaries and are warning local residents to be on alert during the holidays. The week before Christmas, Saddle Brook police got reports of four different burglaries at homes throughout the Bergen County township. All of the break-ins went down on the same night, leading investigators… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Burglary, Trespassing at Construction Yard in Ridgefield Park, NJ

Posted in Property Crimes, Theft Offenses
Ridgefield Park NJ police arrested a man accused of burglarizing a local construction yard. According to law enforcement, the suspect gained entry into a closed, fenced-in construction yard on Industrial Avenue in Ridgefield Park, NJ. Workers at the site notified police and said that they saw a suspicious individual in the area. When Ridgefield Park… Continue Reading