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Livingston Police Respond to Reports of Stolen and Burglarized Vehicles

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over the past two weeks, Livingston police have responded to multiple reports of stolen vehicles and vehicles entered to include the following:

On June 22, it was reported that two flat-screen televisions were stolen from a P.C. Richards van that was parked on Oxford Drive. According to police, the total value stolen was $3,500 and the investigation is continuing.

Five unlocked vehicles were entered over night between 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jun 28 and 7 a.m. on Friday, June 29. The entries occurred on Princeton Drive, Cornell Drive, Devonshire Road and Consul Road. Police said that items were taken from these vehicles and the investigation is continuing.

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On July 2, a 2015 Lexus wagon was stolen from 27 North Drive sometime over night, according to police. The vehicle was unlocked with the keys in vehicle. The vehicle was located and recovered in Newark on July 3.

While on patrol on Princeton Drive at approximately 4:45 a.m. on July 4, Livingston Police came upon a suspicious vehicle near 7 Princeton Drive. The officer observed two males wearing dark clothing looking in vehicles.

As the patrol car approached the males, they ran into the awaiting vehicle and left at a high rate of speed, police said. The vehicle was followed to the West Orange line as the vehicle continued at an unsafe speed.

An investigation of the area was conducted and there was no entry made into vehicles on Princeton.

The above information has been compiled based on a weekly dialogue with LPD.

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