In a down economy, crime rates usually rise. Throughout New Jersey, local police departments are reporting higher than normal thefts and break-ins.
Even more disturbing is the string of violent crimes being reported in Morris, Sussex, and Bergen counties. Women should be alerted to the following home invasion tactic: perpetrators are posing as flower delivery people and even have flowers in hand. Upon opening the door, victims are assaulted and tied up by the perpetrator(s).