The Secaucus Police Department issued an alert last week urging Secaucus residents to lock their vehicles due to a series of burglaries.
The full statement text is below:
Secaucus Police Advise Residents to Lock their Vehicles
On May 12, 2018, the Secaucus Police Department received numerous reports from residents that their vehicles were burglarized during the overnight hours of May 11th into the 12th. The burglaries occurred on Hagan Place in the “Northend” section of the Town and the residential area off of Meadowlands Parkway, referred to as the “Baker Property.” With the exception of one the vehicles that were entered, they were all left unlocked.
Therefore, residents are asked to ensure their vehicles are locked whenever they leave them parked. Also, it is advisable to not leave valuables (e.g. change, electronics, purses, etc.) in plain view within an unoccupied vehicle.
“All residents are asked to immediately report suspicious persons to the police department, but are advised never to approach any of these individuals. Reports can be made by calling 9-1-1 or (201) 330-2060,” Chief Flaherty said.
Anyone with information on these vehicle burglaries can contact the Secaucus Police Detective Division at (201) 330-2052 or firstname.lastname@example.org, all calls will be kept confidential.