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Police investigating multiple car burglaries at West Morris Central High School

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Washington Township police are investigating after a number of cars were broken into on Thursday at West Morris Central High School, police said.

On Jan. 5, Washington Township police responded to West Morris Central High School for reported vehicle burglaries.

Officers determined several male individuals arrived at the campus and proceeded to check vehicles for unlocked doors. These individuals blended into the campus environment based on their age and manner of dress, police said.

When a vehicle was found unlocked it was entered and any cash in it was stolen, police said.

If any other students determine their vehicle was entered, they can report the incident to the SRO at the school, PO David Marut, police said.

The investigation is continuing and no further details were released.

Police remind residents and visitors to always remove valuables from your vehicle and lock it every time you park.

“Vehicle burglaries have become a major problem in all of Morris County and Northern New Jersey,” police said.

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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