Thursday, September 27, 2012
Fort Lee police say they arrested a man who allegedly grabbed a purse with cash from a 52-year-old woman’s shopping car in Linwood Plaza Wednesday.
A Brooklyn man was charged with theft and resisting arrest Wednesday evening after he allegedly grabbed a woman’s purse in the Linwood Plaza parking lot and tried to make a run for it, police said. But it was thanks to the to the vigilance of two people who saw something and said something and called the police, as well as some nifty police and K-9 work, that Eliano Auborg was arrested. Fort Lee police received a call about a “suspicious male” walking around the parking lot at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. It only took “several minutes” to apprehend Auborg, said police, who allege he took a 52-year-old woman’s purse and cash from her shopping cart as she was walking to her car. Officers ordered Auborg to stop, but he took off on foot, police …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Three men wearing masks and carrying flashlights were caught after police surrounded the residence and found a pillowcase full of jewelry, authorities said.
Police interrupted a burglary in progress Thursday night, finding three men and a pillowcase filled with jewelry, authorities said. Derek Edwards, 45, of Hackensack, Steve Saulter, 44, and Walter Southerland, 39 —both of Teaneck— were charged with burglary, theft and possession of burglary tools. Police described the men as “known career burglars throughout the county,” Fort Lee police units responded to a call of a burglary at 150 English St. at about 10 p.m. Thursday after a neighbor heard a loud noise, according to Fort Lee police. When they arrived at the scene, officers set up a perimeter after determining that the front door of the three-unit, three-storey condominium had been forced open with nobody at home, police said. The …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Fort Lee police picked up the accused thief less than a half-mile from the residence on Bridle Way, arresting and charging him with burglary and theft.
A Paterson man was charged Wednesday with burglary and theft after allegedly entering a residence on Bridle Way and making off with cash and an expensive pair of headphones, police said. The Fort Lee Police Department received a call just after 1 p.m. that a burglary had occurred at the home. The resident told police that a man carrying a satchel over his shoulder had entered through an open door while a family member was in the home, police said. He also provided police with a physical description of the alleged burglar. All available police units responded to the area, and while en route, Det. Douglas Cabler saw a man fitting the description walking south on Palisade Avenue. After calling for backup, Cabler and Det. Howard Ginsburg …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Police offer advice for residents to protect their homes and property from burglary and theft.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
To keep your home safe while away on vacation, local police offer the following tips to prevent you from becoming a victim of crime: Number one: Give your home the appearance of being occupied when you go out of town. Put both interior and exterior lights on a timer, as well as radios or television, for times they would normally be in use. Adjust blinds and draperies to make your house appear occupied. Number two: Always keep your doors and windows locked, and if you have an alarm system, keep it turned on when you go out and when you go to bed for the night. Number three: Do not have dry cleaning or packages left on your front stoop while you are out. Instead, arrange for a neighbor to collect packages for you or arrange for deliveries to…