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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Crime Alert: Bedford Place attempted vehicle theft & Overlook Rd. stolen vehicle

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Last evening there was an attempted theft from a vehicle on Bedford Place and a vehicle was stolen from Overlook Road. The vehicle stolen was left unlocked with the keys to the vehicle left inside. The vehicle has since been located in Newark,NJ. The vehicles stolen are often used to commit other crimes, sometimes violent crimes. Residents must lock there vehicle doors, remove keys and valuables. Please share this message with your family, friends and neighbors. A locked vehicle almost all the time deters the criminals from further action.

Thank You,
Chief Mark DiCarlo


Safeguard Your Vehicle 

Vehicles are stolen for a variety of reasons, including committing other crimes, theft for parts, insurance fraud, retagging, exporting, & joy riding. Help prevent theft & damage to your vehicle:

  • Always lock and secure your vehicle, including putting your windows up
  • Always activate your alarm when you leave your vehicle
  • Never leave keys in your vehicle
  • Never leave valuables in your vehicle, including items such as a GPS, cell phone, laptop, tablet, or charging cord

Keep in mind suspects on previous occasions have used garage door openers located in the vehicles to open the garage door to allow access to other vehicles and the home. 

Report suspicious activity right way! 

911 or 973-539-0777

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