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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…
'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…
Newark Teen Stole Vehicle Along Jersey Shore, More Suspects Wanted: Police Newark Teen Stole Vehicle Along Jersey Shore, More Suspects Wanted: Police
Newark Teen Stole Vehicle Along Jersey Shore, More Suspects Wanted: Police A teen from Newark was accused of stealing a vehicle in Ocean County, authorities said. Fazon Farrington, 19, was charged on Monday, Apr. 29 with theft of movable property and burglary. The Brick Township Police Department announced the charges in a news release on Tuesday, Apr. 30. A vehicle was stolen on Princeton Avenue on Tuesday, Mar. 5. Kearny police and the New Jersey State Police Auto Theft Task Force also helped in the investigation. Farrington was also facing charges in a string of burglaries on Long Island. He was arrested in that case on Thursday, Mar. 14. Nassau County p…
Newark Man Stole Thousands From Customers As Wawa Gas Attendant: Prosecutors Newark Man Stole Thousands From Customers As Wawa Gas Attendant: Prosecutors
Newark Man Stole Thousands From Customers As Wawa Gas Attendant: Prosecutors A former Monmouth County gas station attendant was accused of stealing thousands of dollars from customers, authorities said. Patrick Brown, 48, of Newark, was indicted by a grand jury on 52 counts, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago announced in a news release on Wednesday, Apr. 24. He was charged with 13 counts each of third-degree credit card fraud, third-degree false uttering, third-degree theft, and fourth-degree credit card theft. Freehold Township police said the thefts at the Wawa on Route 9 North happened "during a limited amount of time" in August 2023. Bro…
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…
Wife Had Husband Sell Jewelry She Stole From Residents Of NJ Senior Living Facility: Prosecutor Wife Had Husband Sell Jewelry She Stole From Residents Of NJ Senior Living Facility: Prosecutor
Wife Had Husband Sell Jewelry She Stole From Residents Of NJ Senior Living Facility: Prosecutor A husband and wife have been arrested for stealing and selling jewelry from the senior living facility she worked at, authorities announced. Ana Rios, 40, of Piscataway, would swipe pieces of jewelry from residents of a Bridgewater senior living facility where she worked as a housekeeper, then turned them over to her 43-year-old husband, Ezequiel Rios, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said. Rios then sold two of the pieces, which McDonald said held a street value estimated at $45,000. Ana is believed to have stolen the jewelry between May 2023 and February 2024. P…
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…
Newark Man Took $40K Worth Of Merch From Seven Cell Phone Stores: Linden PD Newark Man Took $40K Worth Of Merch From Seven Cell Phone Stores: Linden PD
Newark Man Took $40K Worth Of Merch From Seven Cell Phone Stores: Linden PD A 36-year-old Newark man was arrested and charged on Tuesday, March 19, with burglarizing seven cell phone stores in Linden in 2023, authorities said. Teshawn Campbell's crime spree occurred between May and Sept. 2023,  Capt. Christopher Guenther of the Linden Police Department said. Campbell stole more than $40,000 worth of merchandise and caused over $13,000 in damage during the burglaries, Guenther said. Campbell, who was charged with six counts of burglary, along with theft and weapons offenses, remains in custody at the Middlesex County Jail, Guenther said.
140 Shopping Carts Stolen From NJ Shop-Rite Lot, Elderly Man, Younger Pal Busted 140 Shopping Carts Stolen From NJ Shop-Rite Lot, Elderly Man, Younger Pal Busted
140 Shopping Carts Stolen From NJ Shop-Rite Lot, Elderly Man, Younger Pal Busted A 77-year-old Cuban national and a middle-aged accomplice from Newark were arrested after 140 shopping carts were stolen from the Rochelle Park ShopRite over the course of two weeks, authorities said. The carts began vanishing from the parking lot of the West Passaic Street supermarket on March 27, Rochelle Park Police Capt. James M. DePreta said.By early this week, 140 were gone, the captain said. Total value: $28,000 (or $200 per).  Reviewing surveillance video with supermarket security, Rochelle Park Detective Sgt. Jared Shatkin and Detective Nick Mercoun identified a distinctive r…
Two Men Stole Checks From Mailboxes: Fairfield PD Two Men Stole Checks From Mailboxes: Fairfield PD
Two Men Stole Checks From Mailboxes: Fairfield PD Two men were arrested and charged with stealing checks from people's mailboxes in Fairfield on Thursday, April 4, police said. At 9:22 a.m. a resident on Glenroy Road South witnessed a vehicle pull up to their mailbox and remove an envelope containing a check meant to be picked up by the mailman, Fairfield police said. The vehicle then drove up to a second mailbox and stole their mail, police said.  Police located the vehicle on Sand Road near Hollywood Avenue, officers said. Jonathan Rosario, a 35-year-old Miami resident, provided officers with a false name and his accomplice, Byron C…
Fired Bank Employee Steals $35,250 From Vault On His Way Out: Closter PD Fired Bank Employee Steals $35,250 From Vault On His Way Out: Closter PD
Fired Bank Employee Steals $35,250 From Vault On His Way Out: Closter PD A bank employee who'd just been fired bid goodbye to his co-workers, then walked into the vault and walked out with $35,250, Closter police said. Video cameras captured Marvin Herrera, 25, of New Milford gathering up the cash and stuffing it under his coat before leaving the PNC Bank branch in Closter Plaza last Wednesday, March 27, Capt. Vincent Aiello said. Police were called when the money was found missing, the captain said. They’d been searching for Herrera when he surrendered on Tuesday, April 2, Aiello said. He was issued a summons charging him with theft and was released pending a…
Diversionary Tactic Leads To $1200 Snatched From Vehicle: Fairfield PD Diversionary Tactic Leads To $1200 Snatched From Vehicle: Fairfield PD
Diversionary Tactic Leads To $1200 Snatched From Vehicle: Fairfield PD A trick involving thumbtacks led to $1200 in cash being stolen from a vehicle in Fairfield on Tuesday, April 2, authorities said. At 1:35 pm., a Hispanic man in his 30s approached two separate vehicles in the parking lot of a Chase Bank on Passaic Avenue, Fairfield police said in a release.  The man told the drivers thumbtacks were scattered near their tires, police said While the drivers were distracted, a Hispanic woman in her 20s entered one vehicle and stole an envelope containing $1200 in cash, police said. The suspects fled the scene in a black Nissan Rogue with no front license…
JC Man Surrenders After Stabbing Man Who Tried To Stop Him Breaking Into Cars: Hoboken PD JC Man Surrenders After Stabbing Man Who Tried To Stop Him Breaking Into Cars: Hoboken PD
JC Man Surrenders After Stabbing Man Who Tried To Stop Him Breaking Into Cars: Hoboken PD A 21-year-old Jersey City man was charged with attempted murder after stabbing an out-of-town man who tried to stop him from breaking into cars on a Hoboken street, authorities said. Randy Barrett Jr. stabbed one of four men who confronted him near the corner of Fourth and Jefferson streets around 4:15 a.m. March 16, city police said. Sgt. James Barbaro and Officer Aaron Font applied a chest seal and administered oxygen before Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps members brought the victim to a local hospital with a collapsed lung, among other injuries. He survived and was released a few days…
GHOULISH: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire GHOULISH: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire
Ghoulish: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire A rookie policeman and a veteran sergeant nabbed two Englewood men moments after they burglarized a home where a 74-year-old military veteran was killed in a fire four months ago, authorities said. Officer Anthony Montano and Sgt. Thomas Riedel were on patrol around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, when they saw a 2008 Jeep Commander back out of the driveway of the River Road home where Gerald Gaimo died in an intense pre-dawn house fire last November, Lt. Geoffrey Cole said. The home had been boarded up following the fire, he noted.The Jeep driver suddenly turned the wrong way down a one-wa…
Arrest Made In Brazen Overnight Robbery On South Hackensack Street Arrest Made In Brazen Overnight Robbery On South Hackensack Street
Arrest Made In Brazen Overnight Robbery On South Hackensack Street Bergen County prosecutor's detectives captured a Passaic man who they said brandished a handgun during a brazen street robbery in South Hackensack. Using a Honda Insight that he'd rented, Bryan Tineo-Infante, 25, and an as-yet unidentified companion pulled in front of another vehicle with three occupants on Michael Street shortly after 4:30 a.m. last Aug. 20, authorities said. Tineo-Infante and the other robber were both clad all in black and brandishing handguns when they got out, they said. The robbers "pointed the handguns at all three victims while demanding their personal belongings,"…
Cooking Oil Thieves Busted: Nutley PD Cooking Oil Thieves Busted: Nutley PD
Cooking Oil Thieves Busted: Nutley PD Two men were arrested and charged with stealing cooking oil from a restaurant in Nutley, authorities said. On Saturday, Feb. 24, Lewis Cogman, a Belleville resident and Bashir Wilson, a Newark resident, stole the oil from a restaurant on Washington Avenue, causing damage to the parking lot, Chief Thomas Strumolo said.  Police identified Cogman and Wilson as the suspects and they were charged with theft, criminal mischief and defiant trespass, Strumolo said. They were issued summonses to appear in court, Strumolo said. Police Director Alphone Petracco said thieves have been targeting r…
Sprocket Scientists: Bicycle Thieves Chased Down, Caught By Glen Rock Police Sprocket Scientists: Bicycle Thieves Chased Down, Caught By Glen Rock Police
Sprocket Scientists: Bicycle Thieves Chased Down, Caught By Glen Rock Police Two adults and a juvenile from Paterson who’d just stolen a trio of bicycles from some Glen Rock teens were pursued through several backyards and over fences before a patrol officer and his sergeant nabbed all three. Friends of the victims flagged down Officer Andrew Magro on Harristown Road near Wilde Park and pointed him toward the three bandits, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. The trio hopped off the stolen bikes and ran, with Magro close behind, the chief said. The officer and Sgt. Mike Trover took all three into custody at Iris Circle, he said. Arrested on theft charges were Romeo …
Bayonne Detectives Sting Staten Island Man Selling Stolen Cars On Facebook Marketplace: Police Bayonne Detectives Sting Staten Island Man Selling Stolen Cars On Facebook Marketplace: Police
Bayonne Detectives Sting Staten Island Man Selling Stolen Cars On Facebook Marketplace: Police A Staten Island man was off to the races selling stolen cars on Facebook Marketplace when Bayonne detectives put the brakes on the operation, authorities said. Using bogus identification, Devonte A. Thomas, 23, recently raked in $26,650 that police know about as “Alazim Olasupo Odu, selling a 2013 Infiniti and two Hondas from 2019 and 2020, Bayonne Police Capt. Eric R. Amato said. One of the victims called police after crossing paths with Thomas while looking for another car, the captain said. After quickly confirming that the car Thomas was selling had been stolen out of Newark, detective…
GOTCHA: Ex-BF Accused Of Swindling $71K From Local Realtor Lodged In Bergen County Jail GOTCHA: Ex-BF Accused Of Swindling $71K From Local Realtor Lodged In Bergen County Jail
Gotcha: Ex-BF Accused Of Swindling $71K From Local Realtor Lodged In Bergen County Jail Christina LaBarbiera says four months is way too long — but it's something. Last November, she filed a lawsuit accusing Robert D. Harris of swindling more than $71,000 from her in the months after they matched on the dating app Hinge. On Monday, March 18, LaBarbiera says she got the call from police she has been waiting for: Harris surrendered, she said. Records show 30-year-old Harris was lodged in the Bergen County Jail on March 18, and is facing two counts of credit card theft and one count of theft by unlawful taking/disposition moveable property. "I'm just looking forward to the just…
Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar
Four Caught, One Sought In Brutal Stabbing Death Outside Garfield Bar Authorities who’ve charged four men with the brutal murder of a man outside a Garfield bar last month turned to the public for help finding a fugitive gang member from Pennsylvania who sources said repeatedly stabbed the victim in the chest. Ricky “Angel” Vargas, 35, of East Stroudsburg, PA, and his four companions confronted Richard Franceschi, 31, of Hawthorne outside JoJo's Bar & Grill on Monroe Street before dawn this past Feb. 4, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Vargas had a knife and co-defendant Jayson William Rivera, 23, also of East Stroudsburg, had a handgun, the pr…
SIBLING THIEVERY: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say SIBLING THIEVERY: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say
Sibling Thievery: Brothers Captured Same Day, Charged With Separate Crimes, Haledon Police Say A thief tried to outrun Haledon police while pushing a shopping cart packed with nearly $2,800 worth of hot merchandise on the very same day that they arrested his older brother for stealing a car, authorities said. Borough resident Ahmad Elfki, 20, was still in the Walgreens on Belmont Avenue when Officer Kris Duci, Corporal April Latona and Detective Lt. Tim Lindberg arrived, they said. Elfki (above, left), who was previously banned from the store, bolted out an emergency fire exit, triggering an alarm, Deputy Police Chief George Guzman Jr. said. He hustled toward Morrissee Avenue with “…
Scammer Jailed After Collecting $27,000 For Car He Never Delivered: Wayne PD Scammer Jailed After Collecting $27,000 For Car He Never Delivered: Wayne PD
Scammer Jailed After Collecting $27,000 For Car He Never Delivered: Wayne PD A notorious scammer pocketed $27,900 for a car he didn’t deliver, then bounced a refund check after a Wayne detective got involved, authorities said. Anthony Antoniello, 38, of Totowa essentially gave Detective Michael Polifrone no choice but to charge him after offering a series of empty excuses, Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. Polifrone also discovered similar cases against Antoniello. Antoniello agreed both to refund the money and surrender to police to be processed on theft charges, the captain said. When he didn’t show, members of the Wayne Police Enforcement Unit went out and arreste…
GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark
Gotcha! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark Authorities have charged five men with robbing three separate victims of wristwatches – stabbing one of them – in two Bergen County towns, thanks to an arrest by Port Authority police. Two of the robberies occurred in broad daylight on River Road in Edgewater last fall, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Friday, March 1. The third included a stabbing in the victim’s driveway in Palisades Park, the prosecutor said. One of two robbers brandished a handgun while a colleague stood lookout when they robbed the first Edgewater victim shortly after 3 a.m. Oct. 24, Musella said. The ro…
NJ Woman Using Counterfeit $100 Bills Busted At Florida Business: Police NJ Woman Using Counterfeit $100 Bills Busted At Florida Business: Police
NJ Woman Using Counterfeit $100 Bills Busted At Florida Business: Police A 33-year-old New Jersey woman was arrested and charged in Florida with using multiple $100 bills, authorities said. Police in Brevard County were initially notified by two businesses about the phony money, the Cocoa Beach Police Department said on Facebook.  After an investigation, police arrested Brenda Stefan Silvera Klembert and discovered additional victims, officers said.  Klembert was charged with uttering forged instruments and theft, police said. Police did not say where in the Garden State, Klembert was from. Police didn't say where Klembert is from but online rec…
Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD
Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD Police arrested three shoplifters found with more than $5,300 in stolen merchandise after keen-eyed stopped their car on Route 23 last week in Wayne, officials said. Dugleidy Gonzalez-Riera, 28; Yefferson Prieto-Galviz, 23; and Morelis Blanco-Cineros, 41; all of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, were being held in the Passaic County Jail on various theft and drug charges, Wayne Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. Trouble began around 3:35 p.m. last Valentine's Day when Wayne Officers Harrison Kirby and David Talerico saw the Toyota sedan following another vehicle too…
GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More
Gotcha! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More A wanted member of a notorious transnational group of thieves was tied by Dumont detectives to the theft of $25,000 in cash during a home break-in two months ago. Jhan Michael Rodriguez-Fonseca, 26, lives in Jersey City and most recently worked as a food delivery driver, Dumont Police Chief Brian Joyce said. He really belongs to what’s known as the South American Theft Group network and is tied to other burglaries in the state, the chief said. He was also wanted by the NYPD and by agents with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), he said. Primarily from Colombia, the members of the…
WILD CHASE: Career Offender, 62, In Multi-Town Police Pursuit Caught After Blowing Two Tires WILD CHASE: Career Offender, 62, In Multi-Town Police Pursuit Caught After Blowing Two Tires
Wild Chase: Career Offender, 62, In Multi-Town Police Pursuit Caught After Blowing Two Tires A wild police pursuit through several Bergen County towns ended with the arrest of a 62-year-old former repeat offender from Fair Lawn who authorities said stole the car from Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Daniel McKay at one point tried fleeing on two flat tires before the stolen sedan broke down and he was arrested on Franklin Turnpike in Allendale, witnesses said. Upper Saddle River Detective Capt. Edward Kane said the Valentine's Day pursuit began after McKay pulled over on Lake Street and asked officers out on another call for directions shortly before noon. One of the officer…
Verona Home Invasion: 2nd Suspect Nabbed In PA, Police Say Verona Home Invasion: 2nd Suspect Nabbed In PA, Police Say
Verona Home Invasion: 2nd Suspect Nabbed In PA, Police Say A 31-year-old Newark resident was recently arrested in Scranton, PA after breaking into a home in Verona by kicking in the side door last month, police said. On Friday, Jan. 5 at 5 p.m., two suspects, Christopher Lassiter, a 30-year-old Newark resident and Hamid Travis, 31, burglarized a home on Wayland Drive, Verona police said on Facebook. Upon entering the phone, they proceeded to ransack it, taking numerous items, police said. Neighbors shared their home camera footage allowing police to identify the suspects, who were seen attempting to sell the victim's jewelry in a neighboring county…
RECOGNIZE HIM? Glen Rock PD Seeks Help ID'ing Person Of Interest RECOGNIZE HIM? Glen Rock PD Seeks Help ID'ing Person Of Interest
Recognize HIM? Glen Rock PD Seeks Help ID'ing Person Of Interest Glen Rock police turned to the public for help identifying a key figure in an investigation. The man in the photos is considered a person of interest in connection with a theft and fraud, Glen Rock Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. “He was seen talking to an individual in a white sedan, possibly an older (around 2005) Acura TL in the Bunker Hill section of Paterson,” the chief said. 𝗔𝗡𝗬𝗢𝗡𝗘 who sees or can help identify the person in the photos is asked to immediately call Glen Rock Detective Sgt. James Calaski at (𝟮𝟬𝟭) 𝟲𝟳𝟬-𝟯𝟵𝟰𝟴 or email: 𝗷𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗮𝘀𝗸𝗶@𝗴𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗸𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗲.𝗰𝗼𝗺.  
Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD
Two Teenage Thieves Busted After Pursuit Ends In Crash: Secaucus PD Two Bergen County teenagers were arrested after engaging in a pursuit with Secaucus police that ended with one of them being struck by a vehicle following a crash on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 7, authorities said. At 10:37 a.m., Secaucus police responded to a report that two men in ski masks were committing thefts from residences in the north end of the town, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. A police officer heard a loud roar and saw the suspects' 2005 black Honda Accord driving at excessively high rates of speed and driving the wrong way toward Route 3 West, Miller said. The car struck…
FAMILIAR FACE: Serial Porch Pirate Spotted By Lyndhurst Crossing Guard Dives Into Dumpster FAMILIAR FACE: Serial Porch Pirate Spotted By Lyndhurst Crossing Guard Dives Into Dumpster
Familiar Face: Serial Porch Pirate Spotted By Lyndhurst Crossing Guard Dives Into Dumpster A Lyndhurst porch pirate was spotted by a school crossing guard, pursued by the township police chief and captured after he dove into a Dumpster, authorities said. Jaquiece Shaddeer Smith, a 35-year-old longtime repeat offender from Garfield, made headlines just last month when he was identified snatching packages there while wearing both a distinctive jacket made of NFL team patches and with bright yellow sneakers. The Lyndhurst incident was no different. Smith -- this time cad in a colorful hoodie -- apparently didn't know the crossing guard had seen him snatch deliveries from a nearby h…