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Category Archives: Theft Offenses

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Clifton NJ Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Charges

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A Clifton, New Jersey woman will be spending time behind bars after she admitted to stealing almost $1 million from a local trucking business. The suspect is a 55-year-old resident of Clifton in Passaic County, NJ. She was employed as the payroll clerk for Clifford B. Finkle Jr. Inc., a trucking company in Clifton. While… Continue Reading

Man Accused of Stealing Rolex from Jewelry Store in Wayne, NJ

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Police in Wayne, New Jersey are looking for a man who allegedly stole a luxury watch from a jewelry store inside the Willowbrook Mall. The theft crime happened just before 2:00 p.m. According to law enforcement, the suspect was wearing a medical lab coat when he walked into Michael Anthony Jewelers at the Willowbrook Mall… Continue Reading

Clifton Woman Accused of Stealing from Dead Man

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A woman from Clifton, New Jersey who was employed at a local senior center allegedly stole thousands of dollars from a deceased man. The suspect, a 31-year-old NJ woman, worked for one year at the Clifton Senior Citizens Center, a government-run facility. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect made friends with an older resident… Continue Reading

Officials Investigating Possible Embezzlement from PTA in Little Falls, NJ

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Law enforcement officials Little Falls, NJ are looking into possible embezzlement and fraud involving the Little Falls Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The New Jersey PTA determined that a thorough investigation was necessary after state auditors reportedly came across financial irregularities in the records of the Little Falls PTA. Specifically, auditors reportedly found that School 2… Continue Reading

Man Admits Armed Robbery of Club in Passaic, NJ

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A South Orange man will be spending a long time behind bars after he pleaded guilty to armed robbery charges in connection with the theft of a club in Passaic, New Jersey. The suspect is a 29-year-old man from South Orange in Essex County, NJ. According to federal authorities, the suspect used a handgun to… Continue Reading

Harrison, Paterson Authorities Search for Suspects in North Jersey Robberies

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Police are looking for four suspects who allegedly committed a string of robberies in multiple North Jersey towns, including Paterson, Harrison, Belleville, and Union City. The victim of the robbery in Harrison is a 45-year-old Harrison NJ resident. He was allegedly assaulted during the robbery. According to law enforcement, the suspects in this robbery attempt… Continue Reading

Paterson Police Search for Suspect in Bus Robbery

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Paterson NJ police are investigating a bus robbery and trying to determine the identity of the culprit. The theft incident happened on June 1 in Paterson, New Jersey. The victim was operating an Express Bus in the city just before 3:00 a.m. when the suspect reportedly got on the bus, walked toward the driver, and… Continue Reading

Wayne NJ Pharmacy Worker Allegedly Stole Fentanyl

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A man who used to work at a Wayne New Jersey hospital was recently indicted on criminal charges for theft of Fentanyl. The suspect is a 28-year-old male from Totowa, NJ. He was previously employed at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Wayne, New Jersey. His duties at the Wayne NJ hospital included filling Pyxis machines that… Continue Reading

East Orange NJ Man Admits Robbing Club in Passaic, NJ

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An East Orange man will likely spend decades in prison after pleading guilty to the armed robbery of a Passaic NJ club. The suspect is a 29-year-old man from East Orange, NJ. He was reportedly among a group of men who robbed a bar in Passaic, New Jersey. The suspect reportedly brandished a gun during… Continue Reading

Little Falls Man Admits Robbery of Bank in Hawthorne, NJ

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A Little Falls man is likely headed to prison after he recently admitted to robbing a bank in Hawthorne, NJ. The suspect, a 45-year-old man from Little Falls, NJ, allegedly committed the theft offense on February 17, 2016 at a TD Bank located in Hawthorne. According to law enforcement, the suspect walked into the bank,… Continue Reading

Clifton NJ Police Search for Alleged Pickpocket from Passaic

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North Jersey police are attempting to find a Passaic woman who allegedly committed several pickpocket thefts at grocery stores and supermarkets. The suspect was identified by law enforcement as a 47-year-old woman who lives in Passaic, NJ. She also reportedly has a previous address in Lodi, New Jersey. According to Clifton authorities, the suspect committed… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Man Faces Armed Robbery Charges in Federal Court

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A Paterson man was recently arraigned in federal court on armed robbery charges after law enforcement arrested him in connection with a theft incident. The suspect, a 34-year-old f Paterson NJ resident, allegedly wore a Passaic County sheriff’s officer uniform in order to scope out an apartment on 20th Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey. The… Continue Reading

Newark Man Admits Robbing Banks in Clifton, Kearny, Lyndhurst

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A Newark man recently pleaded guilty to federal bank robbery charges for robbing banks located in Clifton, Kearny, and Lyndhurst. The suspect, a 39-year-old man from Newark, NJ, was placed under arrest in September 2016 and charged with multiple counts of bank robbery. According to prosecutors, the suspect committed the theft offenses in a single… Continue Reading

Paterson Cops Shoot Armed Robbery Suspect

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Paterson New Jersey cops shot a robbery suspect who was allegedly fleeing police with a firearm. The shooting incident happened around 12:15 a.m. near the intersection of Market Street and Carroll Street in Paterson, NJ. The Paterson Police Department got a 911 call about a cellphone robbery and immediately dispatched cops to the scene. When… Continue Reading

Two Men Indicted for Robbery of Club in Passaic, NJ

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Two men from Essex County NJ could soon stand trial in federal court after they were indicted on armed robbery charges. According to prosecutors, the suspects committed a theft at a Passaic club. The robbery happened on September 6, 2015. The two suspects reportedly entered the Passaic NJ club, walked into a club office, and… Continue Reading

Wayne NJ Hotel Manager Allegedly Stole $1 Million

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The manager of a hotel in Wayne was indicted by a state grand jury on theft charges. The suspect is a 43-year-old man from Cliffside Park. While working as a hotel manager at the Fairbridge Inn in Wayne NJ, the suspect allegedly stole more than $1 million and also depleted his boss’ annuity of approximately… Continue Reading

Paterson Woman Allegedly Stole Cash from Passaic County Police Union

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A corrections officer with the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested and charged with theft after she allegedly stole cash from her local police union. The suspect, a 53-year-old resident of Paterson, is employed by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office and formerly served as the treasurer for Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) Local #197. According… Continue Reading

Police Search for Suspects in Theft from Clifton NJ Dealership

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Police are trying to find three suspects who allegedly broke into a Clifton NJ auto dealership and stole luxury vehicles. The suspects allegedly committed the auto thefts around 2:00 a.m. According to law enforcement, the suspects forced open a door at B&M Auto Mall in Clifton New Jersey and then used a Nissan Sentra from… Continue Reading

Elmwood Park Man Accused of Robbing Macy’s in Wayne, New Jersey

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Police officers recently arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a security guard and attempted to commit a robbery at a Macy’s department store located in Wayne, NJ. The suspect, a 47-year-old man from Elmwood Park, reportedly walked into the Macy’s around 1:00pm and tried to steal a Breville coffee maker. A store security guard reportedly… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Men Who Allegedly Shoplifted from Passaic County Home Depots

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Police arrested two men who allegedly shoplifted from several Home Depot stores in Passaic County, including stores located in Paterson, Clifton, Totowa, and Passaic. The two suspects are from Garfield and Paterson, respectively. According to law enforcement, the suspects began their theft spree on December 13 when they stole drill sets from the Home Depot… Continue Reading