Laptop computer and briefcase among items reported stolen, police said.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 21, 2012
A laptop computer, briefcase and an old wallet were stolen from three unlocked vehicles this week, Hopatcong Police said. According to Lt. Thomas Kmetz, a vehicle parked on Elmira Trail was broken into sometime on either Monday or Tuesday. A Samsung laptop and a leather briefcase were reported stolen, Kmetz said. Two unlocked vehicles outside a Brown Trail home were broken into sometime during the overnight hours Monday, Kmetz said. While nothing was taken from one of the vehicles, an old wallet with identification cards was stolen from the second vehicle, Kmetz said. The incidents remain under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Hopatcong Police Department at 973-398-5000.
Xbox games, Barnes & Noble Nook taken from unlocked car early Sunday morning.
More than $200 worth of Christmas gifts were stolen from an unlocked car on Evergreen Avenue early Sunday morning, Hopatcong Police said. Five Xbox games and a Barnes & Noble Nook valued at $219.79 were taken from the car at around 2:15 a.m., according to a report released by Lt. Thomas Kmetz. Kmetz said a resident on Oneida Avenue called at that time stating a male was walking around, and the motion lights were activated outside her house and at a neighbor's residence. When officers arrived, they checked the area and vehicles, but could not locate anyone, Kmetz said. Police ask anyone with information to contact Hopatcong Police at 973-398-5000. Kmetz urges residents to keep vehicles locked at all times, and to not leave holiday presents …