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Police Charge Man Accused of Burglarizing Officer's Rutherford Home In 2013


Police arrested a 34-year-old man Monday night, who they say stole approximately $30,000 worth of jewelry, handguns and a police badge from the officer's Rutherford home in July 2013.

Nicholas Devenio, 34, was arrested Monday night in Lyndhurst, according to police.

Devenio was charged with armed burglary, theft of movable property and two counts of theft of a handgun.

Police do not believe Devenio used the badge or the guns, one of which was later found in Paterson. 

According to reports, Devenio was previously arrested in connection to another burglary nearby the officer’s home.