Two Youths Caught Burglarizing South Orange Home
Friday, October 26, 2012 • 8:00pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Two youths spotted leaving a Richmond Avenue home with a backpack containing stolen jewelry were arrested after a foot pursuit on Monday evening, according to police.
A neighbor who saw the two juvenile males called police shortly before 11 p.m. The two burglary suspects are Irvington residents.
In other police news:
a Seton Hall university student was charged with assaulting a university security manager on campus Oct 24. Alessandro Ragusa, Robbinsville, assaulted and injured the security manager at approximately 2:40 a.m. as he attempted to flee the scene of an incident of a criminal mischief that he had just committed.
police are searching for a man who broke into a Centre Street resident’s car early Oct. 24. The male entered the unlocked garage around 4:50 a.m. and stole several items from the car, fleeing on his bicycle. When officers gave chase, he dropped the stolen items and his bicycle and fled on foot.
the Detective Bureau is investigating a robbery that occurred at around 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the intersection of Warren Court and South Orange Avenue. A female resident told police she was walking home when four females exited a vehicle and robbed her of her bag, which contained numerous items, including the victim’s credit cards and cell phone.
a 13-year-old reported that he was assaulted on Irvington Avenue by 10 to 15 male juveniles as he was walking home around 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 20. The victim said he did not know his attackers and has no idea why they assaulted him. The victim told police they fled on foot east on Irvington Avenue after assaulting him.
- two thefts were reported on Oct. 23. A Charlton Avenue resident stated that sometime on the night of Oct. 21, someone entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a briefcase containing women’s clothing. A Raymond Avenue resident reported that on the same night a burglar had entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a charger for a GPS unit.