2 Arrested by Anti-Burglary Patrol in NJ

There have been dozens of burglaries in North Jersey since April

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    Police arrested two men and are searching for two others in the wake of a burglary spree in Bergen and Passaic counties.

    Police say burglars have been using rental vehicles with out of state license plates while the hit high-end homes.

    Burglary Wave Strikes New Jersey Homes

    [NY] Burglary Wave Strikes New Jersey Homes
    A jump in the number of home burglaries is being recorded by police departments across much of North Jersey, and some of the break-ins are happening while residents are home. Brian Thompson reports.

    Wayne police tell The Record newspaper an officer on anti-burglary patrol approached a car with Maryland plates late Wednesday.

    Police say the vehicle sped off and rammed the patrol car before stopping in a driveway, where several men ran out of a house.

    Officers and police dogs helped track down two suspects Thursday. The others escaped.

    There have been 60 burglaries in Wayne and three other north Jersey towns since April 25.

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