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Police Arrest, Charge Newark Man with Several Thefts of Packages from Homes in Forest Hills

By rlsmetro on

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara has announced that Jose Perez, 40, of Newark has been arrested and charged three times with theft after he stole delivered packages over a two-week period from homes in the Forest Hills section of the city.

According to police officials, Perez was charged with thefts that occurred on March 23, April 4 and April 7 after police officers identified him as the man who stole packages from three homes.

Police said that the first theft took place in the 200 block of Highland Avenue and the others happened in the 300 and 700 blocks of Ridge Street.