YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Hasbrouck Heights man charged with a car burglary just days after police said they caught breaking into another vehicle last week admitted committing nearly two dozen such thefts since last October, authorities said this afternoon.
Vincent Cazmere Bontempo, who turns 23 tomorrow, was brought to the Bergen County Jail after detectives arrested him earlier today.
A trio of officers grabbed Bontempo at 4:21 a.m. last Friday while he was entering a Franklin Avenue resident’s car.
He posted bail and was released after confessing to more than 20 vehicle burglaries the past five months.
“In most cases he entered vehicles and stole loose change and cash,” Detective Lt. Michael Colaneri told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .
Before dawn this morning, another vehicle was reported burglarized.
Colaneri and Detective Joseph Armeli linked Bontempo, of Kipp Avenue, to that break-in and arrested him.
MUGSHOT: Courtesy HASBROUCK HEIGHTS PD
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