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Alleged Car Burglar Found Unconscious on Front Lawn

Wayne teen accused of breaking into two unlocked cars on Nathan Way and Hampton Terrace early Wednesday morning.

NORTH JERSEY -- A teen was found unconscious on the front lawn of a  property after allegedly breaking into vehicles in the neighborhood early Wednesday morning, said.

Dylan Brothers, 18, of Black Oak Ridge Road in Wayne, NJ, was charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of theft.

Officers Cory Deak and Robert Fernandez responded to the scene at Hampton Terrace and tried to wake Brothers up and question him shortly before 6 a.m., Det./Capt. James Clarke said.

Police believe Brothers was under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance and he was transported to St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital, Clarke said.

Brothers is accused of entering two unlocked vehicles on Nathan Way and Hampton Terrace during the early-morning hours, Clarke said.

A woman who lives on Nathan Way heard a car door slam at about 3 a.m. Wednesday but did not call police, Clarke said.

A Hampton Terrace resident heard his garage door open just before he found Brothers unconscious in the yard, police said. Brothers may have inadvertently hit a garage door opener inside a vehicle, Clarke said.

In addition to the wallet, Brothers had in his possession two cell phone chargers, sunglasses, $23 in change and $12 taken from one of the vehicles, Clarke said.

Municipal Judge Lawrence Katz set bail at $25,000, with no 10 percent option.

Unless bail is received, Brothers will be transported to the Passaic County Jail on Wednesday.

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Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:34 AM
I know this kid too and he was our tenant now for 8 years. He has stolen so much. We now have an eviction order out for him but they won't go. His mother is a pot head working for the board of ed as an aid and her brother, his uncle is a cop in Wayne. This particular family is a total screw up. So what is he doing now? He got his GED and is doing Nada, nothing. Tough love? I don't think his mother knows the word but Dylan's GF is wealthy, drives a benz, it's hers and he is living off of her. She is a complete airhead, also an ex druggie and at 19, they are doing nothing. No job, no school, nothing! This kid, these kids should be locked up and forced to learn a profession even if it is pizza throwin g which is about he can handle, but something. Let us pray they leave WAYNE
Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:37 AM
He is troubled and his mother is a clueless idiot! He needed help a long time ago but the say he got out of jail, at 18, his mother offered him a drink and not soda! I believe his mother needs to go away for a while too. In some situations the parents should be locked away the amount of time the kids are! It is called parenting. Dylan's father, the result of an affair, lives 2 blocks away and has no relationship with him. none. Do you think this kid needed or needs help? YEA and you think it's his fault. NOT
Judith May 21, 2013 at 04:43 AM
Dylan is the most troubeled young man I have ever known and he is the direct result of poor parenting! As an update I can tell you that he is doing NOTHING. Cannot drive, can't get a job, isn't going to school but I believe he is staying off the drugs. His mother and he are in the midst of being evicted and he is jealous of everyone, He needed help a long time ago and it is a shame that his mother was allowed to raise him. She is an alcoholic, pot smoking woman who actually works for the boe as an aid. Not saying she is bad at what she does but she is a poor example of an adult. Dylan has stolen thousands from us and thank goodness for insurance but his mother knew about all the things he has done as well and did nothing. She assumes that everything is coming to her. She buys steaks and lobsters but also collects food from the food pantry and takes whatever people give her. Pathetic in all aspects that I can see. I am a realist and Dylan needs to have some major TOUGH LOVE
TeosSon May 23, 2013 at 12:02 AM
You're a blooming idiot!
TeosSon May 23, 2013 at 12:37 AM
You're an idiot!

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