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Wyckoff Police Department: All of the Vehicles Stolen Have Been Left Unlocked

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Wyckoff NJ, Wyckoff Police Department reminds residents to lock your car doors! We’ve had an increase in theft from vehicles as well as actual vehicles taken in our area. All of the vehicles have been unlocked. Thieves typically go driveway to driveway looking for unlocked cars. If they find a locked car, they move on until they find an unlocked one. The simple act of locking your car can decrease your chances of becoming a victim. Also, please do not leave your keys or key fobs in the vehicle. Thieves often will check to see if the keys are in the vehicle or push the start button on keyless ignition. It’s bad enough to wake up to find your vehicle gone through, but it can be worse if your vehicle is taken.

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Glen Rock Police Warn Common Denominator for Stolen Vehicles are Key Fobs left inside and Doors unlocked

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Glen Rock NJ , Glen Rock Police warn, communities throughout our region continue to experience increasing numbers of stolen vehicles and thefts from motor vehicles. The common denominator is that the vehicles are unlocked and that key fobs have been left inside vehicles. Glen Rock is no exception and these instances are on the increase here and everywhere. Lock your vehicle, lock your house, lock your garage, lock your shed, do not leave valuables visible inside your vehicle and never ever leave your key fob in your vehicle.

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NJ State Police Arrest Three Men in Connection Statewide Car Theft-ring

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Paramus NJ, The New Jersey State Police have arrested Jawaun Whitted, 18, Nahji Mayes, 23, both of Newark, N.J., and Darren Troupe Jr., 29, of East Orange, N.J., after troopers linked them to several car thefts and burglaries throughout New Jersey and New York.

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Ridgewood Car Thief Nabbed

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Ridgewood NJ,  the Ridgewood Police report a Paterson man faces charges after they say he stole four cars, burglarized four unlocked homes and broke into numerous unlocked vehicles in Ridgewood over the last few months.

John Johnson, 32, was arrested Wednesday following an investigation launched by village detectives into the incidents, which were reported between July 10 and Sept. 15. The investigation reveal that unlocked homes and vehicles were specifically targeted, while locked ones were bypassed.

Johnson was charged with four counts of motor vehicle theft, four counts of burglary, one count of conspiracy to commit burglary, two counts of theft of movable property and one count of eluding a law enforcement officer. He is currently being held at Bergen County Jail. 

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River Vale Police Department Issues Stolen Vehicles Advisory

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December 23,2017
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River Vale NJ, Several towns in the Pascack Valley area are again experiencing an increased number of stolen cars. In the vast majority of incidents, the owners left keys and/or key fobs in the vehicle – making the car an easy target for thieves.

Residents are encouraged to always remove key fobs and keys from their vehicles – even when the cars are parked inside a garage. In addition, residents should be sure to remove valuables from their vehicles and remember to lock car doors and activate the alarms where applicable.

As always, residents are asked to remain alert and contact your local police promptly regarding suspicious persons or incidents.

River Vale Police Department
334 Rivervale Rd
River Vale, NJ 07675