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Police investigating 2 burglaries in Morris County

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Police in Jefferson Township are investigating after two burglaries were reported over the past few days.

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, at around 5:16 a.m., police responded to Buccieri’s Gems and Jewelry, located at 5669 Berkshire Valley Road, in the Oak Ridge section of the township for a reported burglary to the business, police said.

Officers observed damage to the front doors of the business along with further damage to the interior. An undisclosed amount of items were stolen from the business during the burglary, police said.

Then on Friday, Feb. 24, at around 5:56 a.m., police responded to Black Bear Fitness, located at 681 Route 15 South, in the Lake Hopatcong section of the township for a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle, police said.

Upon arrival, officers observed a broken window to a vehicle which was parked in the parking lot of the Fitness Center. Several items were reported missing from the vehicle, police said.

The Jefferson Twp. Police Dept. is investigating both of these incidents with the assistance from the Morris County Sheriff’s Dept., Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, and other surrounding law enforcement agencies.

Anyone with information on these burglaries, is urged to contact Det. Adam Riley of the Jefferson Township Police Department at 973-208-6143 or email:

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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