A Franklin Lakes resident had her 5-year-old vehicle stolen from the driveway of her Vance Avenue home, and another woman had hundreds of dollars worth of goods lifted from her unlocked car last week, borough police said Monday.
The 2007 Toyota Highlander was stolen sometime overnight on Thursday or Friday of last week, according to Franklin Lakes Police Lieutenant John Bakelaar.
The owner of the Toyota had not left the keys in the car and there was no additional property reported as stolen in the victim's report, Bakelaar said.
In a separate incident, a Colonial Road resident reported to police Sunday that sometime during the previous night someone had entered her unlocked Subaru while it was parked in her driveway and made off with her purse, police said.
The thief got away with approximately $325 worth of goods, including passports, $75 cash, keys, a credit card, driver’s license and a bank debit card.
Franklin Lakes Police investigated but were unable to make any arrests in either case.
Last month they say made off with more than $1,000 worth of private property after illegally entering at least two vehicles in Wyckoff and Franklin Lakes.
In late 2011 and in the few months of 2012, with an increase in theft from vehicles, as well as a spike in vehicle thefts.
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