Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo are advising residents that the township was subjected to a series of auto burglaries early this morning in the areas of Cedar, Raymond, Prospect and Ridge. Police are also investigating yesterday morning thefts from Conover, Passaic, Harrison and Underhill.
A Ridge Road resident reported suspicious activity at 2:20 this morning when they observed several individuals on their property. The actors fled leaving behind over 200.00 in loose change and a laptop computer.
Chief Strumolo reminds residents that by securing their vehicles and removing valuables will help deter these criminals from committing crimes of opportunity.
September seems to be an active time for auto burglaries and thefts. Police ask that everyone take part in a lock your door campaign. If anyone has information or video surveillance that captured suspicious actors, please contact Nutley Police 973-284-4940 or e-mail directly toNutleyDetectives@NutleyPD.com
Remember if your vehicle appears to have been entered, contact police before entering or touching it.