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Car Stolen in South Orange, Recovered in Paterson

TAP into SOMA staff

Monday, July 14, 2014 • 10:28am

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – A car service driver told police two men stole his car when he left the vehicle running to pick up a client on Spier Drive at 5 a.m. on July 10.

The 2013 Cadillac was recovered in Paterson a short time later. The Detective Bureau is investigating.

In other police news:

  • Police arrested Soloman Whager, 26, of Newark, at 10:20 p.m. on July 6 after receiving a call that a male was sleeping behind the wheel of his car in a traffic lane on Centre Street. He was charged with DWI.
     
  • A Charlton Avenue resident told police that sometime between July 2 and July 8 someone had smashed the driver’s side window or her 2008 Toyota, which was parked in her driveway.
     
  • An elderly woman reported that a man posing as a meter reader came to her door around 9:40 a.m. on July 1. The black male, approximately 5-foot 9 and around 50 years old, offered her money for her inconvenience in allowing him to check her water meter. A few days later she discovered cash missing from her bedroom.

Source: http://southorange.org/Police/blotter.asp

 

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