WAYNE, N.J. -- A Wayne detective tied two township men with criminal records -- one of whom was released following a burglary earlier this year -- to a June home break-in.
Detective Mike O’Rourke discovered that Albert Eshak, 20, tried to hock some of the items that were swiped when a Maple Lane home was ransacked on June 21 -- including a camera that he brought to a Route 23 pawn shop, Capt. Laurence Martin said Monday.
The stolen items also included a Coach purse, Michael Kors bags, an engagement ring and other jewelry, he said.
O'Rourke also connected 31-year-old Frank Schumacher to the break-in, Martin said.
Schumacher was charged with the actual burglary, in addition to theft, while Eshak was charged with receiving stolen property following their arrests Sunday, he said.
Given their criminal histories, both were taken to the Passaic County Jail pending hearings, the captain said.
Schumacher was in court for another matter in February when police who were looking for him for a local burglary recognized and arrested him.
ALSO SEE: RECOGNIZE HIM (VIDEO)? Wayne police on Monday released surveillance video of a burglar who they said took a large amount of jewelry and U.S. currency coins from a local resident.
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