Monday, February 25, 2013
Since the end of December several GPS units and other items have been stolen from unlocked vehicles in Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
Since Dec. 28, several thefts have been reported in the police blotters for Scotch Plains and Fanwood, mostly to unlocked vehicles. Patch has created a map that provides a look at the locations of these thefts (attached to this article). For a more detailed look, visit the map on Google Maps. Here's a look at when the thefts occurred and what was stolen: Terrill Rd, Scotch Plains: On Jan. 25 a Terrill Road business owner reported several hundred dollars in cash was stolen overnight. Cook Ave, Scotch Plains: On Jan. 13 a laptop was stolen from a locked vehicle, but there were no signs of forced entry.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The following information was provided by the Fanwood Police Department.
The following information was provided by the Fanwood Police Department. January 23, 2013: A resident in the 10 block of Paul Place reported an unknown person entered her unlocked vehicle. The person stole a GPS from the vehicle which was valued at $260.000.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Fanwood Police Department urges anyone who might have witnessed entries into vehicles to call the department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 2
The following information was provided by the Fanwood Police Department. Between the hours of 6:40 pm on 12/28/12 and 8:00 am on 12/29/2012, five vehicles were entered by an unknown person(s) in the northwest quadrant of town. At one location, the opened garage was also entered. All vehicles were unlocked at the time and various items were removed. Anyone who might have observed any suspicious vehicle or person(s) during this time is asked to contact the Fanwood Police Department, 908-322-5000. Similar incidents occurred in surrounding towns during this period.