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Have You Seen This Truck? Pickup Getaway Vehicle in Hopatcong Burglary

The man driving a red Ford pickup truck tried to break into a Hopatcong home Tuesday while the resident was asleep.

A red Ford F250 or F350 extended cab vehicle, similar to the one in which an alleged burglar fled when he tried to break into a Hopatcong home Tuesday (photo/Hopatcong Police)
A red Ford F250 or F350 extended cab vehicle, similar to the one in which an alleged burglar fled when he tried to break into a Hopatcong home Tuesday (photo/Hopatcong Police)
Hopatcong Police are asking the public for information on a red extended-cab pickup truck that was allegedly the getaway vehicle for a man who tried to break into a home near the Columbia Trail-Brooklyn Mountain Road area around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A homeowner in that area was sleeping, police said, and thought he heard someone knock at the door. When he went to look at the front door, he didn't find anyone. The homeowner heard a noise at the back door and confronted a while male who was trying to break into his home. 

The alleged interloper fled in red Ford F250 or F350 extended cab pickup truck, the homeowner told police.

Anyone who lives in any of the side streets off Brooklyn Mountain Road, Columbia Trail, or Temple Trail who may have seen this truck is asked to call the Hopatcong Police Department at 973-398-5000.
Frank forkman January 14, 2014 at 05:39 PM
I hope Cameras help , i really do !! And hope the Person{s} get caught , and they find out they also Did the other one last week in the Morn. Un-real so to speak , but .........? Now someone will blame " Our Town " of course for the lack of bla bla bla bla , as usual ...
Clay Thomas January 14, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Haven’t heard much from the Unicorn Army lately. Here we are just the middle of January and already we’ve seen several violent crimes in town. HPD is doing a great job but this town has become an incubator for home grown criminals. You can put your heads in the sand but the problem is not going away. No excuses, no hugs, please lock these criminals away until they can no longer reproduce!
Afro Maniac January 15, 2014 at 11:52 AM
I say we gather all these dirt bags up . Pour gas on them amd light a match .
Afro Maniac January 15, 2014 at 11:53 AM
And I meant
Frank forkman January 15, 2014 at 04:19 PM
I Love it when this Happens . To everyone that says our Town Police do nothing . Keep your eye on Patch for the next few days . And , NEWS , on Police Site , Innocent . Until proven Guilty . I Love it . " Rome was not built in a , a , what " , now correct me all , call me names , make me an un-happy camper , etc... You'll see . In a good way also !!
BeachBum January 15, 2014 at 04:59 PM
Getting off to a good start Hopatcong, its not even the end of January and you have made yhe newspaper headlines at least three times for crime related incidents. Keep your reputation going, pathetic!
Afro Maniac January 15, 2014 at 05:39 PM
Hey beach bum go suck it again putting down Hopatcong . Where do you live ? Probably you doing all this crime and posting about it.
Frank forkman January 15, 2014 at 05:45 PM
Word - UP Afro Maniac !! You Da Man ! or the Women , never know with Certain Handles ! But , You Rite , who ever you are !!!
Afro Maniac January 15, 2014 at 09:26 PM
Dam right Dawg I'm tired of this fool constantly putting down Hopatcong . He touch of a puss bag to say where he lives cause he knows I'm going to rip him . I live in Hopatcong and proud of it . If you don't have anything positive to don't say it we have enough problems going on . Try supporting our police Beach Douch .
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 01:23 AM
Wow this appalling dont tell me this happens in Sussex county nj I would never have guessed...scum all drug dealers and burglars especially the ones who use violence. God Bless The Police officer who gets these bad guys. This is real life and karma comes around and so does the justice system. Go get em
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 01:25 AM
Real men and women would not waste their energy on any of this trust me same shit different day I hope they all meet the judge asap
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 01:27 AM
Anyone have a comment for me? Those who have nothing to hide hide nothing...please I would love to hear an intelligent educated grammatically correct rebuttle. Use your Google app if my words are too fancy
Roll Back Our Tax January 16, 2014 at 04:49 AM
It's "rebuttal" NOT "rebuttle".
ocean111 January 16, 2014 at 06:29 AM
I believe they got them, we shall see
Frank forkman January 16, 2014 at 08:04 AM
Told You you would hear good news in a Day or two ! Of course , A-holes will still be in their Negative Minds about our Police Force and Our Town . Afro Maniac , You Rule !! Love your thoughts for real !!
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 08:13 AM
Thanks I didn't goodie felon either
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 08:13 AM
Not fell on look it up punks
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 08:15 AM
Must be my auto correct on my fancy smart phone. Goooooo them! I dont even drive in hopatcong or newark for the record...brick city man yeah we so cool been doing this shit for years right? Screw all of the garbage. Good luck kids. I heard they always running from those boys in blue.....lmfao
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 08:17 AM
Do they know how to spell...dogma jay and silent? The movie...clerks! Bravo all show no go!
Linda Marie Tilli January 16, 2014 at 08:20 AM
So glad we live in America...land of the free home of the brave where cowards hide behind words and the winners always come out on top in the end...ya heard? Word
STATE PARK January 16, 2014 at 09:04 AM
Funny the town thinks buy putting all the crime in the newspaper is going to get the families of these to stop doing what there doing only thing is the parents are doing the same thing and it is making our town worthless to people looking to buy homes. GREAT JOB
Jessica January 16, 2014 at 10:14 AM
arrests are public records State Park. You can't sweep it under the rug and make something look perfect when it's not. What it is doing is making the community aware that there is a problem so we know to look out for it. Why would you rather be un-aware and then get blindsided by crime? I would rather know that a situation is unsafe so I can take proper precautions.
Clay Thomas January 16, 2014 at 11:56 AM
Jessica is absolutely correct, an arrest becomes public information as well as the outcome of subsequent legal proceedings. We have the right to know and we should know. If it impacts home values, so be it. Of greater importance is the reputation of the school system, real estate taxes, town services, etc. The HPD does a great job and the perps will be apprehended. Hopefully the courts will do their job as well.
Frank forkman January 16, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Are apprehended already . Told you before . It's on line .
Afro Maniac January 16, 2014 at 12:13 PM
Nice work Frank Forkman you hit it right on the head . Where's all you haters now .
Frank forkman January 16, 2014 at 02:27 PM
Thanx ! I will be Hated more now for knowing something 1st . Must be the town we live in ... LOL
John Brinkerhoff January 16, 2014 at 04:45 PM
Beach bum didn't leave Hopatcong he lost his house
Frazure January 29, 2014 at 06:51 AM
So that's the root of all his bitterness..........
Afro Maniac January 31, 2014 at 07:20 AM
Lol Beach Crumb is a joke .

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