Little Falls Detectives Sgt. James Briggs and Jason Macaluso Arrest Joseph Demauex, 28, of Riverdale, for July Main Street Burglaries
LITTLE FALLS, NJ - An arrest has been made in connection with the July break-ins at Grandview Deli and Little Falls Liquors, both on Main Street in Little Falls. The Little Falls Police Department Detective Bureau announced Tuesday that Joseph Demauex, 28, of Riverdale has been charged with the two commercial burglaries and is presently being held at the Passaic County Jail for charges for burglaries in other municipalities.
Demauex was tied to the Main Street burglaries due to the investigation of Little Falls Detective Sergeant James Briggs and Detective Jason Macaluso.
Police believe that on Friday, July 11, Demauex burglarized the Grandview Deli by smashing the front glass window and removing the cash register which was later recovered in North Bergen. The Deli is located at 730 Main Street, Little Falls, on the Fairfield and North Caldwell border.
Little Falls Liquors
Days later, on Wednesday, July 16, Demauex is suspected of smashing the front glass window of Little Falls Liquors and removing cash from the cash register. The liquor store is located at 315 Main Street, Little Falls.
Demauex has been charged with the following:
Demauex's bail for the Little Falls charges has been set at $100,000.00 with no ten percent option.
Little Falls Shop Rite Theft
In other news, a warrant has been issued for Walter A. Smith III, 50, of Wayne and Bethlehem, PA, who police believe forced open a front window of a vehicle parked at the Little Falls Shop Rite. Little Falls detectives were able to find a fingerprint on the window which they have traced to Smith who reportedly stole items from inside the vehicle. The grocery is located at 171 Browertown Road, Little Falls. Anyone who has information regarding Smith’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Sergeant James Briggs at 973-256-2411.