- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
At 2:01am today, police received a 911 call from the Ridge Road homeowner, who was away from the residence, reporting that someone was in their home.
The homeowner explained that a motion-activated interior camera sensor alerted them and that they could reportedly see the suspect was in their bedroom rummaging through a closet and dressers.
Police arrived immediately and found Carluccio in the home; he was detained without incident.
removed a ground-floor window air conditioner to get into the home. Vanderstreet stated that Carluccio was an acquaintance of the homeowner’s adult son and was aware that there would be no one at home at the time of the burglary.
Carluccio was released pending a Superior Court Arraignment in Newark on July 16.
Cedar Grove Police Department
Chief Richard Vanderstreet
525 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009