Man Accidentally Given $3K, Puppy Stolen
Also, $20,000 in prom dresses go missing
Each week, Patch takes a peek at some of the more surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported throughout New Jersey for "OMGs from NJ PDs."
Mo' Money: Police say a bank customer in Cinnaminson got more than he barganed for ... and that's the problem. He came to a teller with a $300 check, but the teller goofed and handed him a clean $3,000, police said. When the bank contacted him the next day to say it had made an error, the man told the bank he'd lost the envelope ... which didn't sit right with authorities, according to police. He's been charged, because apparently, this isn't really how it works.
Gives New Meaning to "Made Off Like a Prom Dress:" Actually, police say someone made off with prom dresses. A lot of them. About $20,000 worth, in fact. Wayne police are looking for what we can only imagine is the nicest-dress gang of criminals ever.
Our Best Wishes: A lot of thefts are heartbreaking—but this one's particularly tough. Someone made off with Toms River woman's jewelry, laptop, firebox with family documents—and Fiona, an 11-week old Havanese mix puppy. The family is also offering a $500 reward for the safe return of the 11-week-old puppy (see the picture at the link). If you have any information on this theft, or if you have seen Fiona, please contact your local police department or 609-994-4722.
Location, Location, Location: If you're going to pick a fight (which we don't suggest), at least pick a good place for it. The front of a state prison isn't it. Police say a man smashed a prison guard’s car window after he stopped in front of Southwoods State Prison to fight with the woman who was riding along in his car, according to NJ.com. He tried to get away, but as it turns out, there are officers in and around prisons. Who knew?
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