Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Cops: Fraudster Ordered in Name of Wayne Owner

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Cops: Fraudster Ordered in Name of Wayne Owner

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WAYNE — A 22-year-old resident from the Bronx has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of package thefts reported on Ashburn Road, including one parcel containing a pricey pair of sneakers purchased through fraud, police said.

Gavin Delano Smith is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Paterson on Dec. 20 in connection with the fraudulent online purchase of the $477 pair of blue sneakers from Saks Fifth Avenue, which he had shipped to a home in Wayne and intended to pick up for himself, said Capt. Laurence W. Martin, of the Wayne Police Department.

Smith was charged with receiving stolen property, Martin said.

A neighbor told police of a man grabbing packages from the front door of a single-family home on the street and said the man fled in a BMW with Pennsylvania license plates, which an officer saw occupied in the McDonald's parking lot at 741 Hamburg Turnpike last Saturday, Martin said. …

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