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Suspect Detained for Newark North Ward Funeral Home Burglary


By: Jackie Amorine 

Newark authorities are investigating a burglary at a funeral home in the city's North Ward Friday morning. 

The preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately midnight, police responded to reports of a burglary in progress at the Funeraria Las Americas Funeral Home located in the 200 block of Roseville Avenue. 

Units arrived and requested a crime scene unit at the scene after finding the business burglarized.

Police detained a male at the scene for questioning and he is believed to be a suspect responsible for the burglary. 

Newark Robbery Squad detectives have launched an active and ongoing investigation. 

Police have not confirmed what was taken from the funeral home at this time.