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Wharton Man Arrested in Connection with Multiple Robberies


Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Erick Macias of Wharton on charges of Robbery, Assault and Theft offenses.

The arrest is the result of a two-month investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.

According to officials, during the beginning of June, several communities in northern New Jersey experienced a series of strong-arm robberies that appeared to have been committed by the same individual.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad conducted an investigation and identified Erick Macias as the primary suspect in the robberies.

According to police, on Tuesday, July 14, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office along with numerous municipal detectives executed a search warrant at a residence in Wharton and subsequently arrested Erick Macias.

This investigation is still active and ongoing.