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Fair Lawn police say car burglar, 52, had jewelry, cellphones, GPS units

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YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Fair Lawn police said they caught a 52-year-old car burglar carrying a sack of booty — including cellphones, jewelry and GPS units — as he pedaled his bike toward Paterson overnight.

Terrence Vaughn of Paterson was grabbed near the Morlot Avenue Bridge by Fair Lawn Officers Stephen Buskiewicz, Luis Vasquez, Donald MacIsaac and Joseph Mecionis — with help from the Bergen County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, at 3 a.m. yestrday after a resident reported seeing a strange man in a Bush Place driveway, police said.

On him he had two GPS units, two cellphones, two pearl necklaces, as well as a silver ring and necklace, a gold watch, a pair of earrings, a coin holder with change, loose change and several bills, Sgt. Brian Metzler said.

He also had a flashlight and a hypodermic needle, Metzler said.

The vehicles burglarized were parked in driveways on Bush Place and Bellair Avenue, the sergeant said.

Vaughn was charged with eight counts of burglary, seven of theft and two of drug paraphernalia possession. He was being bheld on $50,000 bail in the Bergen County Jail.

Vaughn also has warrants out of Mercer County and Lawrence Township.

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