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Oakland Man, 55, Charged With Threatening To Shoot Police, Prosecutor Announces Oakland Man, 55, Charged With Threatening To Shoot Police, Prosecutor Announces
Oakland Man, 55, Charged With Threatening To Shoot Police, Prosecutor Announces A 55-year-old Oakland man was charged with threatening to shoot police, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced on Friday, May 24. Todd Gentile was responsible for “an emerging pattern of social media posts threatening to shoot law enforcement officers,” the prosecutor said. Gentile had been in the Bergen County Jail following a similar arrest for making terroristic threats earlier this month, records show. He remained held Friday pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.   
Violent Ex-Con Fugitive Captured In Quiet Maywood Neighborhood Thanks To Clever Tactic (UPDATE) Violent Ex-Con Fugitive Captured In Quiet Maywood Neighborhood Thanks To Clever Tactic (UPDATE)
Violent Ex-Con Fugitive Captured In Quiet Maywood Neighborhood Thanks To Clever Tactic (Update) A violent ex-con fugitive who was holed up in his girlfriend's home on a quiet Maywood street surrendered Wednesday morning after U.S. Marshals showed up with a Bergen County Regional SWAT team. It took a bit of time -- and some cleverness -- to finally capture Duron Smith, 45, who was wanted for dragging a police officer with his car near his Harrisburg, PA, home during a drug bust earlier this year. U.S. Marshals went to Smith's girlfriend's house in the 200 block of Prospect Avenue armed with a warrant around 7 a.m. May 22, Maywood Police Chief Terence Kenny…
Overdose Death Of Lodi Man, 62, Leads To SWAT Raid, Arrest Overdose Death Of Lodi Man, 62, Leads To SWAT Raid, Arrest
Overdose Death Of Lodi Man, 62, Leads To SWAT Raid, Arrest 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Lodi man was jailed Tuesday in connection with the overdose death of a 62-year-old drug user last month from cocaine laced with fentanyl, authorities said. A Bergen County Regional SWAT team led a May 21 raid on the Victor Street apartment of Randy Lantigua, 25. The early-morning raid and arrest stem from an investigation into the death of James White of Lodi, who was found unresponsive from an overdose in the bedroom of his home on April 6, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Raised in Wood-Ridge, James Anthony White was a self-employed contract pain…
Home Invader Who Beat, Robbed Allendale Tenant ID'd As Passaic County Reoffender, 23 Home Invader Who Beat, Robbed Allendale Tenant ID'd As Passaic County Reoffender, 23
Home Invader Who Beat, Robbed Allendale Tenant ID'd As Passaic County Reoffender, 23 Authorities identified the assailant who beat and robbed an Allendale tenant at gunpoint two months ago of $900 in cash, pot and a bottle of booze as a violent repeat offender from Passaic County. Jahan A. Hendley, 23, of Clifton ambushed the victim outside his apartment shortly before 4 p.m. March 25, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Tuesday, May 21. Forcing him back inside, Hendley assaulted and robbed the victim – then pointed a gun at another civilian as he fled, the prosecutor said. Detectives didn’t have to go far to find Hendley. He'd been arrested in Passaic County in Ap…
Irish Traveler Posing As Repairman Tears Hole In Glen Rock Resident's Roof: Police Irish Traveler Posing As Repairman Tears Hole In Glen Rock Resident's Roof: Police
Irish Traveler Posing As Repairman Tears Hole In Glen Rock Resident's Roof: Police A con man contractor was charged by Glen Rock police after he and an accomplice ripped a hole in a resident’s roof, authorities said. Jimmy Jones, 42, and his partner knocked on the victim’s door, unsolicited, claiming to be contractors who could tend to what appeared to be necessary roof repairs, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. The victim reviewed a handout, agreed to an estimate and then went inside, the chief said. Moments later, the resident heard banging on the roof and hustled outside to find the two on the roof, which suddenly had a hole in it, Ackermann said. The resident demand…
Bergen Man Collected 3,700 Child Porn Images: Authorities Bergen Man Collected 3,700 Child Porn Images: Authorities
Bergen Man Collected 3,700 Child Porn Images: Authorities An East Rutherford resident was busted with 3,700 child porn files, authorities said. Noel Q. Ricketts, 25, was seized by Cyber Crimes Unit detectives who raided his Main Street apartment just off Railroad Avenue this past Friday, May 17, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. “Ricketts used the Internet to view, download and possess 3,700 items depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children,” the prosecutor said. Ricketts, who was charged with possession of child pornography, remained held Monday in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in …
HERO: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church HERO: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church
Hero: Civilian Rescues Woman From Serial Groper Who Tried To Drag Her Behind Garfield Church UPDATE: A serial groper who was captured by a SWAT team after a civilian stopped him from dragging a woman behind a church in Garfield earlier this month had been stalking the victim at least since April, authorities said. Garfield police have surveillance video of Michael Hernandez, 25, following, running up and grabbing the woman outside Praise Assembly church at the corner of Main Street and Banta Avenue shortly after 12 noon May 8, investigators said. Grabbing her by her neck and backpack, Hernandez tries to drag the woman behind the church, they said. But a good Samaritan comes to her…
Video Shows Serial Groper Trying To Drag Woman Behind Garfield Church, Hero Saving Her Video Shows Serial Groper Trying To Drag Woman Behind Garfield Church, Hero Saving Her
Video Shows Serial Groper Trying To Drag Woman Behind Garfield Church, Hero Saving Her UPDATE: A serial groper who was captured by a SWAT team after a civilian stopped him from dragging a woman behind a church in Garfield earlier this month had been stalking the victim at least since April, authorities said. Garfield police have surveillance video of Michael Hernandez, 25, following, running up and grabbing the woman outside Praise Assembly church at the corner of Main Street and Banta Avenue shortly after 12 noon May 8, investigators said. Grabbing her by her neck and backpack, Hernandez tries to drag the woman behind the church, they said. But a good Samaritan comes t…
GOTCHA! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD GOTCHA! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD
Gotcha! Arrest Made In Theft Of $62,000 Worth Of Parts From BMW HQ: Woodcliff Lake PD 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Thieves stole and then sold $62,000 worth of parts from vehicles at BMW North America’s corporate headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, police said in announcing the arrest of a suspect. Joseph Domenico Varano, 21, of Bloomfield and his cohorts hit the parking lot of the campus off Chestnut Ridge Road near the Garden State Parkway on May 4, Woodcliff Lake Police Chief Stephen Regula said. Borough police identified Varano and arrested him at his home on Thursday, May 16, with help from Bloomfield police. They charged him with six counts of motor vehicle burglary, theft, criminal misc…
Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police
Hackensack Woman Dumps Boiling Water On Man, 69, During Apartment House Argument: Police A Hackensack woman dumped boiling water on a 69-year-old man during an argument, police said. The victim fortunately escaped with minor injuries, for which he was treated at Hackensack University Medical Center following the assault shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning May 15 assault at the notorious Lehigh Street apartment complex. Evelyn Sampson, 62, meanwhile, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and illegal weapons possession, Hackensack Police Capt. Michael Antista said. The unemployed Sampson was sent to the Bergen County Jail, where she remained Wednesday pending…
EXCLUSIVE: East Rutherford Man Awaiting Trial For Child Porn Dies By Drinking Kerosene EXCLUSIVE: East Rutherford Man Awaiting Trial For Child Porn Dies By Drinking Kerosene
Exclusive: East Rutherford Man Awaiting Trial For Child Porn Dies By Drinking Kerosene An East Rutherford man awaiting trial on child porn charges took his own life by drinking kerosene in the parking lot of a machine shop in Ringwood, multiple sources told Daily Voice. Building employees found the body of Michael Thomas Scheuerman, 41, in his car around 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, according to a police report. "He burned himself from the inside," a law enforcement source said Wednesday. "He was found hugging another bottle, apparently in case the first didn't do the job." Ringwood officers who responded to Bach Tools on Executive Parkway early Tuesday found Scheuerman's body in…
ICE Moves To Seize Accused Molester In Hackensack Family Sleepover ICE Moves To Seize Accused Molester In Hackensack Family Sleepover
ICE Moves To Seize Accused Molester In Hackensack Family Sleepover ICE agents placed a detainer on an Ecuadorian national living in Hackensack who local authorities said felt up a youngster during a sleepover at a family member’s home. Diego G. Buri-Mora, 35, was seized on Tuesday, May 14 by Hackensack police, who notified members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit. The incident “was reported to have occurred while the juvenile was visiting family members,” Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. A joint investigation by his detectives and city police “revealed that Diego Buri-Mora inappropriately touched the juvenile while …
'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Fugitive Remains At Large After ICE Seizes BF 'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Fugitive Remains At Large After ICE Seizes BF
'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Fugitive Remains At Large After ICE Seizes BF A fugitive “gypsy” from Romania who fled when police in Montvale arrested her boyfriend remained a fugitive while authorities totaled up the value of a Jeepful of stolen merchandise and bogus identification. "I love you. Goodbye," Ionela-Ramona Simileanu told Robert P. Nuta by phone after Montvale police seized her fellow Romanian national at the Apple store at Tice’s Corner on April 1. Simileanu, 31, was waiting in a getaway car outside but sped off when police arrived, Montvale Police Chief Douglas McDowell said. The couple had been traveling up the East Coast, living in hotels and comm…
Probe Of Bergen Girl's Beating Uncovers 5-Year String Of Sex Assaults On Another: Prosecutor Probe Of Bergen Girl's Beating Uncovers 5-Year String Of Sex Assaults On Another: Prosecutor
Probe Of Bergen Girl's Beating Uncovers 5-Year String Of Sex Assaults On Another: Prosecutor Detectives who arrested a man for beating a 7-year-old child in Rochelle Park with a belt discovered that he'd sexually abused another youngster over a five-year period beginning when she was 8, authorities said. The New Jersey Division of Child Protection & Permanency pointed them toward Milton Guallpa-Guaman, a 45-year-old Ecuadorian national, following the alleged April beating, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The Special Victims Unit detectives were investigating the accusations when they also learned of "a disclosure made by an additional juvenile alleging sexual assau…
GOTCHA! Ex-Con With 30-Year Rap Sheet Charged With Robbing Maywood Dry Cleaners (UPDATE) GOTCHA! Ex-Con With 30-Year Rap Sheet Charged With Robbing Maywood Dry Cleaners (UPDATE)
Gotcha! Ex-Con With 30-Year Rap Sheet Charged With Robbing Maywood Dry Cleaners (Update) You’d be hard-pressed to find a law enforcement officer who didn't recognize the strong-arm robber who assaulted the owner of a Maywood dry cleaners for all of $400. Didn’t take long for Maywood police to find 53-year-old ex-con Shawn Todd of Hasbrouck Heights, who authorities said accosted the owner of Timely Cleaners & Furriers on West Pleasant Avenue late Thursday afternoon. Todd has a rap sheet nearly 30 years long, with arrests and convictions for robbery, aggravated assault and assaulting police. Suffice to say it was no surprise for many who know him to see Todd on surveillance …
Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says
Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says Elmwood Park police busted a repeat offender with mushrooms, LSD, pot and prescription pills, authorities said. Brandon J. Soto, 25, of East Orange blew a stop sign off the ramp from eastbound Route 46 onto Stefanic Avenue and was pulled over by members of the Street Crimes Unit, Elmwood Park Police Chief Michael Foligno said. The officers had followed Soto’s 2008 Acura TL from the nearby Red Carpet Inn, the chief said. Their suspicions aroused, they called for a Bergen County Sheriff’s K-9 unit, which lead them to a search that turned up a trove of drugs. These included psilocybin mushro…
Gun, Ammo, Various Plates From Various States Found In Teaneck Motorist's Car: Police Gun, Ammo, Various Plates From Various States Found In Teaneck Motorist's Car: Police
Gun, Ammo, Various Plates From Various States Found In Teaneck Motorist's Car: Police A Teaneck motorist who told local police he had a temporary plate on his SUV because he was trying to sell the vehicle was arrested after he opened the rear hatch to look for a replacement, authorities said. As soon as he did, officers who stopped Tyrone Martinez Blair, 51, on Teaneck Road spotted six temporary Georgia license plates, two different New Jersey plates and two different California plates in the back of the 2018 Lincoln Navigator, Teaneck Police Chief Andrew R. McGurr said. But that wasn’t all, the chief said. Given consent to search the entire vehicle, Officer Kyle Rosen foun…
Rockland Man Dies From Drugs Bought In Bergen From Paterson Dealer: Authorities Rockland Man Dies From Drugs Bought In Bergen From Paterson Dealer: Authorities
Rockland Man Dies From Drugs Bought In Bergen From Paterson Dealer: Authorities Authorities from Bergen and Rockland counties who arrested a man accused of selling a fentanyl-laced dose of Xanax that killed a user from Suffern reported finding two stolen guns in his Paterson home. Detectives determined that Tristan Colquhoun, 30, sold Matthew Andreas, 39, of Suffern the fatal dose, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Andreas was pronounced dead shortly after Suffern police responding to an overdose call found him unresponsive in the upstairs bedroom of a local residence shortly after 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16, the prosecutor said. They tried to save his life, includin…
MANHUNT ENDS: Pre-Dawn Paterson Stalker Abducted, Robbed And Fondled Women, Authorities Say MANHUNT ENDS: Pre-Dawn Paterson Stalker Abducted, Robbed And Fondled Women, Authorities Say
Manhunt Ends: Pre-Dawn Paterson Stalker Abducted, Robbed And Fondled Women, Authorities Say UPDATE: An intense manhunt ended with the arrest of a Paterson ex-con who authorities said abducted, robbed and groped women at gunpoint before dawn in remote areas. A 27-year-old victim had told city police she was accosted near the corner of Market and East 22nd streets around 6 a.m. April. 20 by an armed man who forced her to a remote area near train tracks, took her valuables, then fondled her before fleeing. Three days later, a 28-year-old woman reported a similar incident occurring in the same area shortly after 5 a.m. City police identified Diquan A. West, 32, as the assailant and t…
Uber Driver Slashed With Box Cutter, 71-Year-Old Female Passenger Jailed Uber Driver Slashed With Box Cutter, 71-Year-Old Female Passenger Jailed
Uber Driver Slashed With Box Cutter, 71-Year-Old Female Passenger Jailed A 71-year-old passenger from Bergenfield was jailed after New Milford police said she slashed an Uber driver with a box cutter. The 53-year-old driver from Newark picked up Linda Buckner in Hackensack and was driving her home when she became irate for some reason and slashed his face, New Milford Police Capt. Kevin Van Saders said. Officers Pierre Hanikeh, Daniel O’Neill and Shane Churaman and their colleagues from Teaneck met with the injured driver on New Bridge Road near the borders of their towns around midnight Saturday, May 4, the captain said. He has two cuts on his face, …
Knife Wielder, 71, Who Threatened Pro-Palestinian Protestor In Teaneck Nabbed In Lakewood: PD Knife Wielder, 71, Who Threatened Pro-Palestinian Protestor In Teaneck Nabbed In Lakewood: PD
Knife Wielder, 71, Who Threatened Pro-Palestinian Protestor In Teaneck Nabbed In Lakewood: PD A 71-year-old out-of-state man who threatened a woman with a knife at a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Teaneck last month was captured Friday by police in Lakewood, authorities said. Pro-Palestinian protestors have been facing off against Jewish counter-demonstrators in Teaneck for more than two months. Cellphone video from the April 14 motor vehicle procession on Teaneck Road shows Ebrahim Yehounatan of Flushing, Queens pulling up alongside the victim’s car, Teaneck Police Chief Andrew R. McGurr said. Yehounatan “brandished a knife in his right hand directed at the victim,” the chief sa…
Mahwah Officer Nabs Trio With Loaded Gun, Cocaine, More On Route 17: Police Mahwah Officer Nabs Trio With Loaded Gun, Cocaine, More On Route 17: Police
Mahwah Officer Nabs Trio With Loaded Gun, Cocaine, More On Route 17: Police Three Cuban nationals from out of the area were busted by a Mahwah police officer who stopped their tractor on Route 17 and found a loaded gun, cocaine and more, authorities said. Officer Nicole DiPasquale stopped the Peterbilt truck for multiple motor vehicle violations on the southbound highway shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27, Lt. Michael Blondin said. The occupants gave conflicting accounts of where they were coming from and headed to, leading to a search request that was granted by the driver, Karel Reza-Perez, a 39-year-old Louisville, KY, resident, the lieutenant said. The se…
Undocumented Englewood Resident Becomes Second Charged With Child Sex Assault This Week Undocumented Englewood Resident Becomes Second Charged With Child Sex Assault This Week
Child Sex Pedophile Englewood Bcpo Special Victims Unit Federal immigration agents seized a 49-year-old Mexican national who local authorities said sexually assaulted a pre-teen in Englewood. Abel Garcia Landeros became the second undocumented immigrant living in the city who was charged with a child sex crime this week. SEE: Guatemalan National Held By Feds Charged With Raping Pre-Teen In Englewood Landeros was charged with sexual assault and child endangerment by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella’s Special Victims Unit after city police arrested him in Englewood. He'd just been booked into the Bergen County Jail on Thursday, April 25 whe…
Driver Who Waved Handgun In Haledon Road Rage Is From Town: Police Driver Who Waved Handgun In Haledon Road Rage Is From Town: Police
Driver Who Waved Handgun In Haledon Road Rage Is From Town: Police A driver who threatened another motorist with a gun in Haledon turned out to be a local resident, authorities said. Jonathon Sisco, 24, was identified by borough detectives following "the brandishing of a firearm and threats towards a male victim" at the intersection of Mangold Street and Belmont Avenue (photo) this past Monday, Police Chief Angelo J. Daniele said on Thursday, April 25.The were assisted by the responding officers, Sgt. George Kelly and Officer Rubel Jimenez, the chief said.Sisco was arrested on Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and i…
Pre-Teen Sexually Assaulted In Fairview, Cliffside Over Few Years, Authorities Charge Pre-Teen Sexually Assaulted In Fairview, Cliffside Over Few Years, Authorities Charge
Pre-Teen Sexually Assaulted In Fairview, Cliffside Over Few Years, Authorities Charge A 37-year-old man sexually assaulted a pre-teenage girl both in Fairview and Cliffside Park over the past few years, authorities charged. Arturo Velazco, a Dominican national living on 3rd Street off Anderson Avenue in Fairview, sexually assaulted the youngster multiple times between November 2021 and November 2022, authorities charged. She was under 13 at the time and still was when she was sexually assaulted again between June and November last year, they said. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Velazco was charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endanger…
Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights
Wanted On Warrants: Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Dog In Hasbrouck Heights A suspicious vehicle call led Hasbrouck Heights police to a drug-carrying, canine-accompanied trio wanted on warrants, authorities said. Officers Christopher Connors and Sgt. Dom D’Amico found the Subaru sedan in a Boulevard parking lot shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Lt. John Behr said. Officers Paul Albanese, Michael DeSimone and John Mullins joined them along with Wood-Ridge Officers Mark Torsiello and Devin Ochiuzzo, the lieutenant said. The three occupants were all sent to the Bergen County Jail after the officers found crack, clonazepam pills and dozens of empty wax paper…
Drug Den On Wheels: Closter Officer Stops Driver With Wide Assortment, Police Say Drug Den On Wheels: Closter Officer Stops Driver With Wide Assortment, Police Say
Drug Den On Wheels: Closter Officer Stops Driver With Wide Assortment, Police Say A Closter police officer found what amounted to a drug den on wheels when he stopped a driver just before midnight. It was two minutes before the calendar turned to Thursday, April 18, when Officer Anthony Lofaro stopped 22-year-old Mexican national Rafael Guerrero Gonzalez at the BP station on Closter Dock Road just off Piermont Road, Capt. Vincent Aiello said. Lofaro immediately smelled pot, the captain said. Inside the car, Aiello said, the officer found: 100 packaged liquid THC pods; a bag of raw mushrooms; a bag of crack; joints; pot candy, mushroom candy, liquid mushrooms, marijuan…
GOTCHA! Robber From Wallington Menaced 7-Eleven Workers At Two Stores With Knife: Prosecutor GOTCHA! Robber From Wallington Menaced 7-Eleven Workers At Two Stores With Knife: Prosecutor
Gotcha! Robber From Wallington Menaced 7-Eleven Workers At Two Stores With Knife: Prosecutor An elite team of investigators captured a 23-year-old Wallington man who they said robbed two 7-Elevens on either side of the Passaic River by threatening workers with a large knife. Tymear Haskins grabbed an employee from behind as the victim took out the trash in back of the 7-Eleven on Main Avenue in Wallington shortly before 4 p.m. April 8, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. After making the employee convince a co-worker to open a locked side door, Haskins tied one of them with a cord and held the other prisoner in a back office while demanding the code to a safe, the prosecuto…
BREAK IN, RINSE, REPEAT: Recidivist With 30-Year Sheet Busted For Burglaries In 4 Bergen Towns BREAK IN, RINSE, REPEAT: Recidivist With 30-Year Sheet Busted For Burglaries In 4 Bergen Towns
Break IN, Rinse, Repeat: Recidivist With 30-Year Sheet Busted For Burglaries In 4 Bergen Towns It never ends with some guys. Mark C. Todd, most recently of Hasbrouck Heights, just turned 50 amid what has been a three-decade-long string of burglaries, thefts and police pursuits in nearly a dozen Bergen County towns. It got to the point that detectives from Maywood, Carlstadt and Hasbrouck Heights all went together to arrest the ex-con at his home last Friday morning, April 12. He was charged with break-ins in Maywood, Carlstadt, Elmwood Park and Fair Lawn. Tood has remained held in the Bergen County Jail this past week based on the likelihood that he’ll be returned to prison. He sp…
GOTCHA! East Orange Fugitive Caught, Charged With Shooting Prospect Park Woman On New Year's GOTCHA! East Orange Fugitive Caught, Charged With Shooting Prospect Park Woman On New Year's
Gotcha! East Orange Fugitive Caught, Charged With Shooting Prospect Park Woman On New Year's State and federal authorities captured a 23-year-old fugitive from East Orange who was wanted for shooting a woman on New Year’s Day in Paterson. It was just before 5 a.m. this past Jan. 1 that the 25-year-old victim from Prospect Park arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center via private vehicle.  She’d been shot near the corner of Market Street and East 33rd Street, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In- Charge Isa Abbassi said in a joint announcement. Eudys Santios-Toribio was subsequently identified as the shooter and a manh…
CRIME SPREE: Paramus Police Nab Thieving Trio With $12,800 Worth Of Loot At Garden State Plaza CRIME SPREE: Paramus Police Nab Thieving Trio With $12,800 Worth Of Loot At Garden State Plaza
Crime Spree: Paramus Police Nab Thieving Trio With $12,800 Worth Of Loot At Garden State Plaza A trio of thieving New Yorkers were in the middle of a big-ticket crime spree at the Garden State Plaza -- snatching nearly 200 items worth more than $12,800 in under an hour and a half -- when Paramus police nabbed them, authorities said. Police caught their break when the three stole a cellphone and a wallet from a pair of kiosk workers shortly before 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. Assisted by mall security, Paramus Detective Lt. Tom Schroeder and Detective Mark Pinajian quickly homed in on the trio, he said. Two of them -- Alexander Aria…