Four More Burglaries Reported, More Jewelry Taken
Entry was gained through an unlocked front window in one instance. Police asking residents to immediately report anything suspicious.
Four more burglaries occurred in town between Monday morning and early Wednesday morning, Wayne Police said.
That brings the total number of burglaries that occurred in recent weeks to 19. A dozen burglaries occurred in the Valley section of town between April 25 and May 30. Three more were reported between May 31 and June 3.
A home on French Hill Road was broken into between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., on Monday, Detective Capt. James Clarke said. An unknown amount of property was taken from the residence. Entry appeared to be gained through an unlocked front window.
A house on Pancake Hollow Drive was burglarized between 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Clarke said. It is unknown if anything was removed from the residence because the inside of the home was in disrepair.
A neighbor observed a late-model, four-door BMW with two occupants inside parked in front of the house at about 6:30 p.m. but did not report it to police, Clarke said.
Jewelry and a jewelry box were taken from a residence on Irene Place between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Clarke said. Entry was made through an unlocked door on the back of the house.
Clarke said someone who entered the house might have worn latex gloves.
A laptop, cell phone, and $70 was taken from a house on Indian Road between 1:45 and 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Clarke said. Entry was made through an unlocked sliding glass door on the back of the house. An alarm in the house was not armed.
“Every resource we have that is not committed to something is looking at this,” Clarke said.
Police continue to work with the Bergen, Passaic, and Morris County Prosecutor’s Officers to investigate these incidents.
Police are urging people to report anything suspicious immediately. The police department can be reached at 973-633-0600.