NUTLEY, NJ - Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are alerting residents of several thefts from motor vehicles that occurred over the evening and early morning hours. Chief Strumolo reminds everyone to secure their vehicles and remove valuables from inside. He said this has become a common practice for individual (s) to try door handles and enter unlocked vehicles in an effort to steal loose change, cell phones, navigation equipment and electronics.

If you realize that your vehicle had been entered, we urge you to NOT TOUCH ANYTHING and call police.

Police are presently investigating thefts that occurred on Homer, Cappola, Chestnut, Conover, Cross, Brookline and Freeman.

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If you see anyone walking late evening or early morning, peering in driveways or trespassing, contact police immediately. 973-284-4940.

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