file photo by Boyd Loving

December 5,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police have issued a CRIME ALERT: Over the past several days there have been 3 home burglaries in Paramus. The first one was in the Arbor Road / Parkway School area. The second one was in the Fairview Ave / Colorado Road area. The third was in the Sycamore St. / Roosevelt Blvd area. Follow these tips on how not to be a burglary victim:

1. Report all suspicious people and cars to police via 911 immediately! Keep an eye on your neighbor’s homes.

2. Make sure you leave lights on in your home. Remember it is dark before most people return from work.

3. Lock your doors and windows.

4. Do not store your valuables in your master bedroom, Hide the around your home.

5. Prune shrubs and trees to keep them from hiding your home from street view.

6. Make your house appear that someone is home. Burglars target unoccupied homes!

If you have any questions on protecting your home call the Paramus Police Community Outreach Unit at 201-262-3400 ext. 5500, or send us a message on Facebook