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Window installer spied on N.J. family with camera he hid in bathroom, cops say

A home-improvement contractor was arrested after a Bergen County family he worked for said they found a small camera hidden in the wall of their bathroom, authorities said Wednesday.

Romeo Sanchez, 47, of West New York, was hired to replace a window in the family’s Paramus home in August, according to Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg.

After working in the home, Sanchez told family members he would return another time to finish putting in the window, Ehrenberg said.

One of the family members called police on Aug. 25 to report “they had found a suspicious electronic device” in the bathroom, Ehrenberg said.

“The device was later determined to be a micro camera with a micro SD memory card that had been secreted in the bathroom wall,” Ehrenberg said.

A police detective accessed the memory card and found video clips of the family’s bathroom along with videos of a bathroom in another

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Police used ‘geofencing,’ surveillance video to ID suspects in shooting at cops’ home

The Camden County Police Department and several federal law enforcement partners used high-tech tools in their investigation of the gunfire into the home of two sleeping police officers in the city last month.



a man standing in front of a car: Friday, September 18, 2020 - A Camden County police officer stands guard in front of the home of two married county police officers after their home was hit with gunfire.


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Friday, September 18, 2020 – A Camden County police officer stands guard in front of the home of two married county police officers after their home was hit with gunfire.

They netted four suspects using surveillance video, spent shell casings and a new practice called geofencing, where police ask tech companies for information on any cell phones near a crime scene and then work backward to determine possible suspects or build a case against someone.

Julio Nieves, 19, Jeremiah McDonald, 18, Jaqwa Styles, 19, all of Pennsauken, and Kobbie Johnson, 30, of Collingswood, are all charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to

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Nurse Killed Cycling Home On Notorious Brooklyn Avenue: Cops

SUNSET PARK, BROOKLYN — A nurse at NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn was fatally hit by a motorcycle while she was one her way home from an overnight shift on Saturday, according to police and reports.

Clara Kang, 31, was cycling on 56th Street around 7:40 a.m. when a motorcycle riding on north Third Avenue collided with her, sending both riders flying through the air, police said.

Kang was found unconscious and unresponsive on the street and was taken back to NYU Langone, where she was pronounced dead. The motorcyclist was also brought to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition, police said.

Kang, who lived in Long Island City, was remembered in the wake of the crash as a devoted nurse working on the frontlines during the coronavirus crisis and a loving friend, according to a GoFundMe set up to help her family.

“She had the biggest heart and

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Maid chained to bed, another dies trying to escape: TX cops

After two maids were lured to their boss’ home Saturday, one died trying to escape and the other was found chained to a bed, Texas police say.

Both women worked as house cleaners at 59-year-old Jose Soriano’s Liberty County residence, KPRC reported. Police said Soriano told one of the women that he had revealing photos of her and that he would only delete them if she met him at his home, according to the outlet.

The two women went to Soriano’s home, but when they arrived, police said he sexually assaulted one of them and chained her by the ankle to the bed with a rope tied around her neck, KTRK reported.

The other woman — of whom Soriano claimed to have photos — tried to escape, but crashed her car while backing out of the driveway and it burst into flames, according to KHOU. When Soriano ran out of

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