RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) — The Randolph Township Police Department is warning residents to lock their vehicles after three cars were stolen and a number of others that were burglarized last month, according to Randolph Township Police Detective Lieutenant Christopher Giuliani.
On Nov. 17, multiple vehicles were broken into from businesses along the Route 10 and from a business complex just off Route 10, Giulliani said.
There were multiple items stolen out of each of the vehicles, Giuliani said.
Then on Nov. 27, three vehicles were stolen from residential driveways and it’s believed the key and or fobs were left inside. Several other vehicles were also burglarized. These incidents occurred in the Mount Freedom and Shongum areas of the township. In all these cases, the vehicles were unlocked, Giulliani said.
A purse, money and other items were stolen from some of the vehicles, Giulliani said.
The Nov. 17 and Nov. 27 incidents happened during the overnight into the early morning hours, Giulliani said.
“Residents are reminded to please lock your vehicles at all times. Although Randolph is a safe community, unlocked vehicles create an opportunity for crime to occur,” Giulliani said.
Anyone with information on the incidents should call the Randolph Township Police Department at 973-989-7010.