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Burglars Caught With Stolen Items in Traffic Stop, Cops Say

Pair had just broken into Fair Lawn residence when they were pulled over Tuesday night, police said.

Jamar Travis (left) and Tyrone Goins (Photos courtesy of the Teaneck Police Department)
Jamar Travis (left) and Tyrone Goins (Photos courtesy of the Teaneck Police Department)
Two men were caught with loot from a burglary they had just committed in Fair Lawn when they were stopped Tuesday night in Teaneck, police said.

Tyrone Goins, 34, of Edgewater, and Jamar Travis, 27, of Paterson, were each charged with receiving stolen property, concealing evidence and possession of burglary tools. Travis was also charged with hindering apprehension for giving false information regarding his identity to officers, Teaneck police said.

According to police, Detective Edward Kazmierczak observed a vehicle pass him with an occupant he recognized as Goins. Kazmierczak followed the vehicle until it parked on Summit Avenue, police said.

Kazmierczak and Detective Kevin Brennan approached the vehicle and saw one of the occupants try to throw a gold bracelet into the roadway, police said. The officers then saw several items in the back seat that included a fur coat and women's handbags, police said.

Goins and Travis also were in possession of gloves and ski masks, police said.

Teaneck police determined some of the items in the vehicle were stolen earlier that night in a Fair Lawn residential burglary, according to the report.

Police executed a search warrant on Thursday of the vehicle and were able to identify some of the items as those stolen from a Paramus home on Monday, according to the report.

Other items were still being identified and additional charges are possible pending the investigation, police said.


JDBlackhawk February 21, 2014 at 08:23 AM
Thank you FLPD. Judge, throw the book at both of them, so they won't be out in a week doing this again. Keep us safe from crooked stupid jerks like this.

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