Alleged Car Burglar Found Unconscious on Front Lawn

Wayne teen accused of breaking into two unlocked cars on Nathan Way and Hampton Terrace early Wednesday morning.

NORTH JERSEY -- A teen was found unconscious on the front lawn of a  property after allegedly breaking into vehicles in the neighborhood early Wednesday morning, said.

Dylan Brothers, 18, of Black Oak Ridge Road in Wayne, NJ, was charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of theft.

Officers Cory Deak and Robert Fernandez responded to the scene at Hampton Terrace and tried to wake Brothers up and question him shortly before 6 a.m., Det./Capt. James Clarke said.

Police believe Brothers was under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and he was transported to St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital, Clarke said.

Brothers is accused of entering two unlocked vehicles on Nathan Way and Hampton Terrace during the early-morning hours, Clarke said.

A woman who lives on Nathan Way heard a car door slam at about 3 a.m. Wednesday but did not call police, Clarke said.

A Hampton Terrace resident heard his garage door open just before he found Brothers unconscious in the yard, police said. Brothers may have inadvertently hit a garage door opener inside a vehicle, Clarke said.

In addition to the wallet, Brothers had in his possession two cell phone chargers, sunglasses, $23 in change and $12 taken from one of the vehicles, Clarke said.

Municipal Judge Lawrence Katz set bail at $25,000, with no 10 percent option.

Unless bail is received, Brothers will be transported to the Passaic County Jail on Wednesday.

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Linda August 18, 2012 at 04:10 PM
T. None of that matters ...
badboosieheight August 18, 2012 at 09:05 PM
you know why is yall all takeing up for what he did because that him it not u so i dont know why yall makeing a big arugrement about it because it no need because one thing aint nobody put a gun up to head and say take this drug he the one that was stuipd and said yes so guess what yes got him at jail that will teach him a lesson stop useing drugs and do what u gottah do go to college go to work that how i feel because to be honest if i was his parents my child would know just because u 18 dont mean nothing u will still get whop (i will spare the rod)
AMJD August 19, 2012 at 01:16 AM
Thank you for this comment scondo, it is so true. He is indeed though in need of tough love. I honestly believe that he needs to sit there a bit and get really scared before he gets bailed out. It may just be the beginning of a serious reality check that this young man needs. It hurts to say it, but it's how we feel :(
AMJD August 19, 2012 at 01:24 AM
OMG badboosieheight, in the future I would advise you to review your words before posting. You write like this and you are telling the kid to go to college???? WOW!!! Trust me when I say that I'm not trying to start an arguement with you, I'm just surprised that you would post this.
AML August 19, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Sorry Nes, perhaps you can take your own advice & review your words before posting....the last time I checked I believe "arguement" was not spelled the way you spelled it. Even though Badboosieheight's post is not worthy of an English literature award, it was enough for you to have read it and understood. There are many people who may not have had the opportunity to go to school, or, to college, but yet have the wisdom to reflect and see the need for our youth of today to seek higher education. That is an accomplishment in itself!
Gene Shumaker August 19, 2012 at 02:08 PM
to aml think you have wrong person .but any way everyones not perfect like you .schools out .this is a fun game we play so get your head out of your ass and be nice to everyone .costs nothing ....
Sandy Fantau August 19, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Scando, I thought I would never agree with you on the Patch. For everyone who is following this post I just want you to know that I have had my home broken into and things taken. With that said I believe this young man needs a chance to get his life in order. I would hope that the courts offer him the option to go to a rehap and that will give him a chance to start in a recovery program. What I wonder is how this child could get through the school system and not have anyone notice that he had an addiction problem. I'm sure he is not the only child within the Wayne School system that is flying under the radar. To me that is the problem. Let's give this child a break, I believe any of us would want our own child in this situation to begiven a second chance.
AML August 19, 2012 at 03:08 PM
I was responding to Nes. I am entitled to my opinion. Where did I say that I was perfect? That is just your flawed sense of interpretation. My head is where it shoud be, unlike yours! Perhaps, you are a failure in life and envy people who are smart! You made a derogatory, snide remarks, even referencing Gov. Christie as having a "XXXlargebody." What does that have to do with the subject at hand? What does his weight have to do with anything? I am just making this point because obviously you are the one who thinks that you are better than everyone else & you criticized a person for their appearance! It clearly demonstrates your level of your maturity! You are a disgrace, narrow-minded, and disrespectful. I guess you are a model of perfection and beauty since you obviously are the judge of appearance for others! If I had to sum it up, you are yearning to be what you are not, since you are attacking what you really are, hideous looking, disrespectful, and pompous! I rest my case & will not dignify answering back to you!
AML August 19, 2012 at 03:14 PM
I am nice to everyone. I guess you cannot take your own advice. You are preaching about being nice, when you mocked Gov. Christie's weight of XXXlarge body which has nothing to do with the topic, nor, should it matter how a person looks in life. Are you being nice? You said to take my head out of my....., is that nice? Please look up the word nice as you seriously do not know what it means! Your head is where it should not be!
Jacob Shmiddt August 25, 2012 at 04:07 AM
I go to school with this kid. I remember when he stole a bike in 7th grade, and now he's working his way up. His parents must be so proud!
Jacob Shmiddt August 25, 2012 at 04:15 AM
Very insightful review. However I knew this kid was a no good for a while now.
THEmangoMAN August 25, 2012 at 04:17 AM
What are you talking about, hes great, he would always sell me fake louis vuitton belts.
THEmangoMAN August 25, 2012 at 04:17 AM
I remember when he sold me my first fake Louis vuitton belt.
Jamal Lequisha Jones August 25, 2012 at 05:27 AM
That's a very inappropriate thing to say as a teacher. You're supposed to be professional.
Car Thief August 25, 2012 at 05:29 AM
i could steal 3 cars, all of them better than the ones he stole and still get away with it. Do you know why?, it's because i don't do drugs.
bobert August 25, 2012 at 05:31 AM
oh my God, you wayne parents will never stop judging, he obviously is troubled. dont compare this to a shooting, you live in wayne. CALM DOWN..
Mike August 25, 2012 at 05:33 AM
He asked me about steroids at the gym once. Hes just trying to fit into this crazy society we call home.
Jamal Lequisha Jones August 25, 2012 at 05:33 AM
Right on bobert!
Nancy Drew August 25, 2012 at 05:35 AM
You go Jamal!
Nancy Drew August 25, 2012 at 05:36 AM
o ok
Jamal Lequisha Jones August 25, 2012 at 05:37 AM
That's really profound.
bobert August 25, 2012 at 05:39 AM
i swear these wayne parents (and teacher) are so bored with their suburban lives that they come on here at this hour to post horrible things about a poor misguided kid. calm down people. seriously.
AMJD August 26, 2012 at 08:08 PM
I completely agree Jamal, regardless how you feel about this kid, I am pretty appauled that you would state this in writing along with your name as a Wayne Hills High School teacher attached. It makes you, a teacher, appear pretty distasteful. Hasn't anyone ever taught you to keep quiet when it comes to degrading your students in public? Especially if you see a kid that is troubled, and especially if you call yourself a professional. I have known this kid for a long time, and he has fallen off the track I agree. Yet, why not try to understand that there is some serious problems he has to work through to get back to being the SMART, FUN LOVING kid he was born to be.
Ben August 31, 2012 at 06:13 AM
Mohan your the most hated teacher in the school if kids had there way with guidance thered be no kids in your class!
Scondo August 31, 2012 at 03:51 PM
I do not think he actually posted that, I think it was a kid who hated him and was trying to set him up. Either way it should be looked into, if in fact it was posted by a teacher he should be fired, if a student impersonating him there should be a suspension. The administration should also question why he is widely disliked as you suggest.
Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:34 AM
I know this kid too and he was our tenant now for 8 years. He has stolen so much. We now have an eviction order out for him but they won't go. His mother is a pot head working for the board of ed as an aid and her brother, his uncle is a cop in Wayne. This particular family is a total screw up. So what is he doing now? He got his GED and is doing Nada, nothing. Tough love? I don't think his mother knows the word but Dylan's GF is wealthy, drives a benz, it's hers and he is living off of her. She is a complete airhead, also an ex druggie and at 19, they are doing nothing. No job, no school, nothing! This kid, these kids should be locked up and forced to learn a profession even if it is pizza throwin g which is about he can handle, but something. Let us pray they leave WAYNE
Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:37 AM
He is troubled and his mother is a clueless idiot! He needed help a long time ago but the say he got out of jail, at 18, his mother offered him a drink and not soda! I believe his mother needs to go away for a while too. In some situations the parents should be locked away the amount of time the kids are! It is called parenting. Dylan's father, the result of an affair, lives 2 blocks away and has no relationship with him. none. Do you think this kid needed or needs help? YEA and you think it's his fault. NOT
Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:43 AM
Dylan is the most troubeled young man I have ever known and he is the direct result of poor parenting! As an update I can tell you that he is doing NOTHING. Cannot drive, can't get a job, isn't going to school but I believe he is staying off the drugs. His mother and he are in the midst of being evicted and he is jealous of everyone, He needed help a long time ago and it is a shame that his mother was allowed to raise him. She is an alcoholic, pot smoking woman who actually works for the boe as an aid. Not saying she is bad at what she does but she is a poor example of an adult. Dylan has stolen thousands from us and thank goodness for insurance but his mother knew about all the things he has done as well and did nothing. She assumes that everything is coming to her. She buys steaks and lobsters but also collects food from the food pantry and takes whatever people give her. Pathetic in all aspects that I can see. I am a realist and Dylan needs to have some major TOUGH LOVE
TeosSon May 23, 2013 at 12:02 AM
You're a blooming idiot!
TeosSon May 23, 2013 at 12:37 AM
You're an idiot!


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