Theft and Fraud Offenses

Madison NJ Car Burglary LawyersMadison NJ law enforcement is trying to find members of the “Felony Lane Gang,” an auto theft ring that reportedly breaks into vehicles parked in various parts of Morris County, New Jersey.

The car thieves are allegedly responsible for several car burglaries in the last few months. According to Morris County authorities, the suspects break into motor vehicles parked outside businesses, schools, and parks. Once inside the cars, the suspects allegedly steal personal possessions that have been left behind.

The most recent car burglary happened outside a Walgreens in Madison, New Jersey. The Madison Police Department got a report of two vehicle break-ins around 10:00 a.m. The cars were parked in the pharmacy parking lot and left unattended for a short amount of time.

The suspects reportedly smashed the passenger-door windows, entered the cars, and stole a purse and other valuable items.

Detectives with the Madison Police Department are conducting an investigation into the recent car burglaries and thefts. Investigators have already determined that members of the “Felony Lane Gang” could be the culprits.

Any members of the public with information about the recent car break-ins should call Madison detectives at 973-593-3014.

For additional information, check out the NJ.com article, “Cops Investigating Possible ‘Felony Lane Gang’ Car Break-ins in Madison.”

Washington Township NJ Robbery LawyersA Washington Township NJ man allegedly robbed three banks in NJ this month.

According to law enforcement, the suspect robbed TD Bank branches in Morris County and Essex County.

The first theft crime occurred on March 4, 2017 in Roseland, New Jersey. The suspect reportedly entered the building, handed a note to a bank teller, and threatened to shoot the employee with a handgun.

The second theft occurred on March 6, 2017. The suspect reportedly entered a TD Bank on the 400 block of North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany, handed the teller a threatening note, and demanded cash. After getting money, the suspect fled the scene in a car.

The third robbery happened on March 11, 2017. According to authorities, the suspect held up a TD Bank branch located in West Orange, NJ. After reportedly getting over $1,300 in cash, the suspect allegedly drove off in a motor vehicle.

Several law enforcement agencies investigated the robbery spree and eventually identified the possible robber as a 25-year-old man from Washington Township, NJ. Police later arrested the suspect without incident.

The suspect has been charged with multiple counts of armed robbery.

For more information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Man Charged with Robbing 3 TD Bank Branches in 8 Days.”

Kinnelon NJ Burglary AttorneysPolice in Kinnelon NJ are trying to find a man who allegedly burglarized a local Dunkin’ Donuts shop.

According to authorities, the suspect illegally gained access to the donut shop and stole a safe filled with money.

Detectives with the Kinnelon Police Department conducted an investigation into the theft crime and determined that the suspect got inside the Route 23 store by first breaking into an adjacent store. Once the suspect was inside the other building, he reportedly cut a hole through the drywall and then pulled the safe through the hole.

The safe weighed between 100 pounds and 200 pounds. This is why the suspect had to use a motor vehicle to take the safe from the scene. According to law enforcement, the suspect stole a 1994 Dodge truck that was parked outside the Dunkin’ Donuts.

Store surveillance cameras captured the break-in, but the suspect was able to conceal his identity by covering his face. If investigators eventually apprehend the suspect, he would likely be charged with burglary and theft of movable property.

To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Dunkin’ Donuts Burglar Reportedly Cut Through Wall to Steal Heavy Safe.”

Morristown Theft Crime LawyersA Wayne New Jersey woman who used to work a law firm in Morris County NJ pleaded guilty to the theft of more than $63K from her former employer.

The suspect is a 49-year-old woman from Wayne, NJ. She reportedly stole the funds from her law firm in 2015. The law firm noticed the missing money and contacted the Morristown Bureau of Police. Authorities conducted an investigation and determined that the suspect stole the money by cashing fraudulent checks.

Police officers eventually arrested the suspect and charged her with multiple counts of theft.

The suspect managed to avoid trial by reaching a plea deal with Morris County prosecutors. On December 20, 2016, the suspect officially pleaded guilty to third degree theft by unlawful taking. She also agreed to pay full restitution to the victim.

Now a Morris County Superior Court judge has signed off on the plea agreement and sentenced the suspect to a term of probation. This means that she will not be sentenced to prison.

For additional information about this case, see the ParsippanyFocus.com article, “Former Morris County Law Firm Employee Sentenced.”

Parsippany NJ Robbery AttorneysParsippany NJ law enforcement is searching for the man who robbed a bank on Monday.

According to authorities, the theft incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at the TD Bank branch on North Beverwyck Road in the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany, NJ. The suspect reportedly walked into the building and stole an unknown amount of cash.

After getting the money, the suspect reportedly exited the building and fled the area in a red Honda or Acura.

Bank workers contacted the Parsippany Police Department, which sent officers to the scene. However, the suspect was long gone by the time cops arrived at the bank.

At this time, it is unclear whether the suspect used a deadly weapon while committing the robbery.

Fortunately, nobody present at the bank during the robbery suffered any injuries.

The Parsippany Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are conducting a joint investigation into the robbery.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic man who wore blue jeans and a hoodie while committing the theft crime.

For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Authorities Reportedly Investigating Bank Robbery in Parsippany.”

Long Hill Township Robbery ChargesLong Hill Township police are searching for a man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a convenience store.

The suspect reportedly committed the theft offense just before 8:30 p.m. According to law enforcement, he entered the Country Farms convenience store on Division Avenue in the Millington area of Long Hill, approached the clerk, and aimed a handgun at him. The suspect allegedly threatened to harm the store employee unless he handed over money from the register.

After the suspect allegedly got an undisclosed amount of cash, he exited the building and fled the scene on foot.

The Long Hill Township Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are conducting a joint investigation into the Long Hill convenience store robbery. In the hopes of spurring the investigation, police released a description of the suspect: he is 5-foot-9 and weighs approximately 175 pounds. Additionally, the suspect reportedly wore military-style clothing during the robbery.

If police can identify and arrest the suspect, he would probably face criminal charges for armed robbery and theft of movable property.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Police Seek Armed Robber in Military Clothes Who Held Up Convenience Store.”

Long Hill NJ Robbery AttorneysLong Hill Township police are searching for man accused of robbing a local convenience store on Saturday night.

According to law enforcement, the suspect committed the armed robbery at the County Farms store on Division Avenue in the Millington section of Long Hill, New Jersey. The suspect reportedly entered the building around 8:20 p.m., walked toward a clerk, and aimed a handgun at him.

While pointing the firearm at the victim, the suspect allegedly ordered him to hand over money from the store register.

Once the suspect had an undisclosed amount of cash, he ran out of the building and fled the area on foot.

Fortunately, no one inside the store was hurt during the frightening theft incident.

Detectives with the Long Hill Township Police Department are currently investigating the armed robbery and trying to determine the identity of the culprit.

Anyone with information about the convenience store robbery or the suspect should contact Long Hill NJ investigators at 908-647-1800.

If authorities can eventually identify and apprehended the suspect, he would probably be charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Gunman Robs Store in Long Hill and Flees, Police Say.”

East Hanover Robbery AttorneysA former employee at a Babies ‘R’ Us located in East Hanover NJ is likely to be sentenced to significant prison time after he was recently convicted of robbing two store workers.

The suspect is a 24-year-old East Orange man. He allegedly used a handgun to hold up the two victims inside the Route 10 store on July 19, 2014. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect waited until the store was closed and then forced the victims at gunpoint to take $5,500 from a store safe.

The East Hanover Police Department and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office investigated the theft and eventually arrested the suspect.

The suspect faced numerous criminal charges, including armed robbery, burglary, kidnapping, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

A Morris County Superior Court jury later convicted the suspect on most of the charges, with the one exception being the kidnapping charge.

The suspect will make another appearance in Morris County Superior Court at a later date so that he can be sentenced.

For further information about this case, view the DailyRecord.com article, “Jury Convicts Man of Robbing Babies ‘R’ Us in East Hanover.”

Rochelle Park Burglary LawyersRochelle Park law enforcement recently captured a Dover NJ man who allegedly burglarized a home. Police officers arrested the suspect after getting a tip about a suspicious person in the neighborhood.

According to authorities, the suspect was seen peering into a home located on Lexington Avenue in Rochelle Park, NJ. The person who saw the suspect dialed 911 and notified local law enforcement.

Rochelle Park police officers soon arrived in the area and located the suspect in a nearby home. When the cops found the suspect, he allegedly had burglary tools such as a flashlight, rubber gloves, and a construction mask. The suspect was also allegedly in possession of antiques that were stolen from the house.

The suspect, a 62-year-old Dover NJ resident, has been charged with multiple crimes, including burglary, theft of movable property, possession of burglary tools, and criminal trespass.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Police Reportedly Catch Burglary Suspect After Receiving Tip from Resident.”

Morris Township NJ Robbery AttorneysA Morristown NJ man and a Howell NJ woman accused of committing a violent armed robbery at a Morris Township house are now in police custody.

The suspects, both of whom are 18 years old, allegedly broke into the residence in Morris Township NJ on February 2, 2017. According to Morris County authorities, the two suspects forced their way into the house and violently assaulted at least one of the residents.

After the suspects allegedly stole around $1,800 in cash, they exited the residence and fled the area.

The assault victim suffered a broken ankle during the attack and had to be taken to Morristown Medical Center so that he could receive medical treatment.

Meanwhile, law enforcement investigated the robbery and eventually located and arrested the suspects in Morris Township, NJ.

The suspects face numerous criminal charges, including armed robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, burglary, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

To learn more about this case, read the DailyRecord.com article, “Man, Woman Charged in Violent Morris Twp. Break-In and $1,800 Robbery.”