Jul 29, 2014

A Juice Box Thief, Some Tricky Texting

Also, Kinnelon police deal with a real pisser

A Juice Box Thief, Some Tricky Texting

Each week, Patch takes a peek at some of the more surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported throughout New Jersey for "OMGs from NJ PDs."

Some of this week's reports:

From the Mouths of Babes: It's bad enough when someone breaks into a school. But Belleville police say someone not only did that—. One has to wonder how much Hi-C even goes for on the black market. Not anything watered down. The good stuff.

A Textbook Robbery: Bloomfield police say a woman used her smarts, and her text message allotment, to get back her stolen property. After someone snatched her purse (with her phone inside) at a supermarket, ," police said. The supermarket's manager said someone returned the purse just a few minutes later.

Emergency ... or Not: South Brunswick police say they were trying to pull over a North Brunswick man, but he just wouldn't stop. And the man called dispatch, police said, to let them know it was because he had an emergency at home. But when police finally caught up to him? According to South Brunswick Police spokesman Sgt. Jim Ryan, the man "explained that he knew he had outstanding warrants and the car was unregistered. ... ."

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