Unconscious Alleged Burglar, iPods Stolen Top Wayne News
An unexpected flood and smoking ban considered in recreational areas lead local headlines.
Here are some of the most read stories on Wayne Patch this week:
A teen was found unconscious on the front lawn of a property after allegedly breaking into vehicles in the neighborhood early Wednesday morning, policesaid.
Dylan Brothers, 18, of Black Oak Ridge Road in Wayne, NJ, was charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of theft.
Three men were charged with theft after allegedly stealing $8,700 worth of iPods Tuesday morning from the Apple store in the Willowbrook Mall, Wayne Police said. Police later caught up to the men in Clifton.
The first floor of Packanack Community Church was covered in several inches of water Wednesday night.
Water flowed into every room on the floor, but it only rose up a few inches in some places. There was only a few inches of water in Ratcliffe's office but there was more in others.
Kevin Olsen, the 6-foot-2 Wayne Hills signal caller, was named one of the top 11 quarterbacks in the country at the Elite 11 quarterback camp. Olsen was one of 25 nationally-ranked high school quarterbacks to participate in the finals.
The final episode chronicling his experiences in the five-day long camp was shown on ESPN Tuesday night.
The council introduced an ordinance Wednesday that would prohibit smoking at municipal parks and recreational areas.
Residents would be banned from smoking or even carrying a lighted cigarette, cigar, or pipe in all parks, recreational areas, and swimming facilities, including their parking lots and driveways. Electronic cigarettes would also be banned.