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Car Stolen in South Orange, Recovered in Paterson

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – A car service driver told police two men stole his car when he left the vehicle running to pick up a client on Spier Drive at 5 a.m. on July 10.

The 2013 Cadillac was recovered in Paterson a short time later. The Detective Bureau is investigating.

In other police news:

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  • Police arrested Soloman Whager, 26, of Newark, at 10:20 p.m. on July 6 after receiving a call that a male was sleeping behind the wheel of his car in a traffic lane on Centre Street. He was charged with DWI.
  • A Charlton Avenue resident told police that sometime between July 2 and July 8 someone had smashed the driver’s side window or her 2008 Toyota, which was parked in her driveway.
  • An elderly woman reported that a man posing as a meter reader came to her door around 9:40 a.m. on July 1. The black male, approximately 5-foot 9 and around 50 years old, offered her money for her inconvenience in allowing him to check her water meter. A few days later she discovered cash missing from her bedroom.

Source: http://southorange.org/Police/blotter.asp


Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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