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Three More Burglaries Reported, Jewelry Taken From Residences

Incidents are the latest in a rash of burglaries that occurred since the end of April. Police urge residents to report anything suspicious immediately.

Wayne are reporting that three more burglaries occurred in town between May 31 and Sunday, June 3.

The burglaries are in addition to 12 that already in the Valley section of town.

Jewelry was taken in all three of the burglaries, said Detective Capt. James Clarke said.

A home on Donald Court was burglarized on either May 31 or June 1. Entry and egress was made through a broken window on the back of the house. A house on Indian Road was burglarized between June 1 and June 3. A residence on Dartmouth Road was burglarized between May 31 and June 2. The front door was forced opened at the latter two residences. 

Many of the more than a dozen burglaries have occurred at night. Alarms were not armed in two of the homes, police reported.

“The common denominator is they are looking to ensure that a house is vacant first,” Clarke said. “Then they wait to see when it first gets dark and to see if nothing is going on in the house.”

In two of the earlier incidents, people attempting to gain access to the homes through windows awakened residents, police said.

People reported seeing suspicious vehicles and individuals near some of the homes before they were vandalized. Mail was piled up on the property of one the homes.

Police are urging residences to proactively protect their homes.

“Leave a device on, put lights on timers, tell someone you’re going to be away,” Clarke said. “Stop the mail or get a neighbor to take the mail in or stop the newspaper from being delivered.”

Clarke urges people to report anything suspicious to police immediately. The police department can be reached at 973-633-0600. 

“Call us, we absolutely need the public’s help with this, we can’t be everywhere,” Clarke said.

The department has been deploying uniformed and plainclothes officers into residential areas to deter these crimes from continuing.

Police are working with the Bergen, Passaic, and Morris County Prosecutor’s Offices to investigate the incidents.

The department's Community Policing division can provide residents with preventative measures they can take to deter burglars from their neighobrhood. They can be reached at 973-633-3546.

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Ed Zachary June 09, 2012 at 07:42 PM
"most of Wayne residents come from Paterson" Really? Care to share your reference for this information. FWIW, none of the families I know in Wayne are from Paterson and I've lived in Wayne for ~33 years..
Justice June 09, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Ed Zachary, Really? No Zachary on the property tax rolls. If you lived in Wayne for 33 years it was certainly under another name, unless you have been a "tenant" all these years. What I don't care to understand is the disrespect you have for yourself by picking such a pseudonym. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Ed%20Zachary%20Disease
Nose Wayne June 10, 2012 at 05:12 AM
Justice, Try Mr.Ed
Justice June 10, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Nose, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSsuohepbVk
Justice June 10, 2012 at 12:23 PM
Ed, Whoever you are, nice language.
Nose Wayne June 10, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Justice, Must be a "Tenant".Probabily has lived in an apartment complex all his life.
Ed Zachary June 10, 2012 at 01:24 PM
Thanks, mom. And, thanks for not supplying a reference to back up your assertion that most people in Wayne are originally from Paterson. Yes, that is sarcasm. If one makes a statement based on "fact" and then cannot supply references to back up that "fact" then there is no substance to said statement. My identity is if no concern to the validity of the statement you made.
Justice June 10, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Ed, or whoever you are: You know very well that there is NO PUBLIC reference stating which cities people come from, so stop harping on such a ridiculous comeback. The ultra-negative innuendo regarding Paterson is what offends me. There are many prominent doctors, lawyers, etc practicing in Wayne who are from Paterson. One, in particular, graduated from John F Kennedy High School. Dan will delete the post if names are mentioned. Your prejudice is precisely what keeps some of Wayne citizens from volunteering what cities they come from. Whereas your identity is of no concern for me, the fact that you chose such a pseudonym that would deceive some to believe that you are using your real name does. Finally, next time you accuse someone of babbling, I suggest you read the King James version of the Bible, from a purely intellectual standpoint.
Justice June 10, 2012 at 02:17 PM
Ed, or whoever you are, I though that the Patch readers deserved to see the original comment that you deleted and replaced: "Thanks, mom. And, thanks for not supplying a reference to back up your assertion with a that most people in Wayne are originally from Paterson. Yes, that is sarcasm. Just like "Justice" and "Nose Wayne" are pseudonym usernames, so is my name here. And so much for that."
Nose Wayne June 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Did someone mention my name ,my ears were ringing!! Ed,there are over 55,000 people in Wayne. I don't think they all FLOCKED from Paterson just to come to Wayne.Let's get real here!! Everyome on patch that came from Paterson please say here. NOSEBODY ANSWERED. Guess everyone is from somewhere else.Next topic ?
Ed Zachary June 12, 2012 at 01:38 PM
You sure like projecting on other people, Justice. My prejudice? My deception? Blathering and babbling this time. Sounds like you need a hobby.
Ed Zachary June 12, 2012 at 01:40 PM
I was just pointing out that your name is a pseudonym as well. No problems with you. It was Justice who made the assertion that MOST people who live in Wayne originally came from Paterson. There is no basis for that assertion.
Ed Zachary June 12, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Two things come to mind: 1. Who cares? 2. Get a life.
Justice June 12, 2012 at 04:22 PM
ed or whoever you are. you also sound like another poster who is always demanding references. if you are so smart, then you provide the sources that state which cities people come from. as previously discussed, these are not available for public use. as far as getting a life, you are the one who has too much time on your hands to be able to make up the type of pseudonym that you believe will deceive people into thinking it is a real name. babble? read the King James Version of the Bible, from purely an intellectual standpoint.
Justice June 12, 2012 at 04:24 PM
Nose, with this type of prejudice, no one will admit to being from Paterson. Ask one of the doctors at the High Mountain Medical Center, which one graduated from JFK High School in Paterson.
Justice June 12, 2012 at 04:26 PM
The "ed zacharys'" of the world would turn away Giants' Victor Cruz' millions to live in Wayne because he is from Paterson. Victor Cruz, spend your money elsewhere, in a town that is less prejudiced.
Nose Wayne June 13, 2012 at 02:06 AM
I NOSE alot of people that moved into town from Paterson and the surrounding area. But not 54,999. Been in Wayne all my life.
Al Scala June 13, 2012 at 02:22 AM
The Dr you refer to from High Mountain Medical Center here in Wayne, well, he and I graduated from JFK High School in 1972. There are quite a few Patersonians now living in Wayne. How many? Don't have a clue!
Nose Wayne June 13, 2012 at 02:39 AM
Al ,Well that brings it down to 54,997 and counting. Ed, I'm getting there.
Wayne's World June 13, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Ed, that statement was probably true at one time. Just look at the obituaries in the Wayne today...many older residents originally hailed from Paterson or Totowa, itself once a part of Paterson. Boy, this is a lame topic to be insulting each other over.
KrisTee June 14, 2012 at 12:48 AM
Awww, common knowledge, its called public information. Use the internet.
KrisTee June 14, 2012 at 12:59 AM
I moved from Paterson to Wayne. At that time my taxes where 8K, now they are 17K. I and anyone who pays taxes in this town has a right to air their thoughts in a forum as this or anywhere. I attended many BOE meetings two years ago complaining about how unrealistically the BOE taxes us. In reality some of our bordering towns pay a lot more in property taxes so I leave the BOE alone now after someone finally answered many of my questions at a BOE meeting. I'm very bothered that these break-ins have been going on for the past 6 months and our town PD has never ask for assistance until now. Otherwise I'm very happy in this town and appreciate what the town does for its residents.
John Davies June 14, 2012 at 02:18 AM
I must laugh that a guy who refers to himself here only as "Justice" has the gall to question whether somebody using a recognizable name is truly identifying himself.
Justice June 14, 2012 at 11:34 AM
Nose, here is another one for the Paterson-Wayne Census. KrisTee. Thanks for your admission.
Ed Zachary June 14, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Why should I supply any references? You are the one who said something along the lines of: MOST people who live in Wayne are originally from Paterson. I pointed out that from my experience, that is just not true. When I asked for you to substantiate your claim, you attacked me. As far as my name on Wayne Patch, you have obviously put more time and thought into it than I have. Deception was never in my thought process when choosing my name - that is something you projected on me. Poor form. And, while we're on the subject of recommended reading, I implore you to peruse the Mahabharata. Now there is some light reading for ya.
Ed Zachary June 14, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Wayne's World, I'm not meaning to insult anyone. I'm trying to come to an understanding of how Justice can claim something (Justice - "Furthermore, most of Wayne residents come from Paterson, whether or not they want to admit to it."), I then question that claim, and then I am attacked for my question, labeled as prejudicial and deceptive. To me, Justice is being adversarial and overly defensive over something that he/she could just say, "There is no form of official references or supporting documents. I could be wrong. Maybe not MOST of Wayne residents... maybe I should have said SOME of Wayne residents..." Not really a big deal, but why attack me for my question? As I stated before, I have lived in Wayne for about 33 years. I personally don't know any families who've moved here from Paterson. Totowa? Yes. Clifton? Yes. Garfield? Yes. Connecticut? Yes. Brooklyn? Yes. I am not saying no Wayne residents moved here from Paterson. I am just pointing out that, from my experience, MOST of the residents of Wayne aren't from Paterson. If the good name of Ed Zachary is attacked, I will defend it properly. That is all.
Justice June 14, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Ed Zachary, you are what your chosen pseudonym states. Be a real man and give up your psycho nonsense. Based on the info you provided, looks like you never fought a war.
Justice June 14, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Wayne's World, I pray this never becomes a dictatorship. Too many lives lost to keep our freedoms.
Nose Wayne June 14, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Justice, the only ship that gets dictatored to is the 'Spirit of Wayne"
Justice June 14, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Nose, good one.


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