Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Theft, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Friday, May 29, 2015 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

5/18/15 – On the 200 block of Belleville Avenue a resident reported a burglary to their apartment which occurred between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm. A bedroom window was determined to be the point of entry for the burglary and the victim reported that a jewelry box containing some gold pieces, a diamond ring and a passport were stolen.

On May 19, 2015 at 10:42 am, a 20 year old Bloomfield resident, was sleeping in her bedroom when she was woken up by a noise coming from the living room. When she went to investigate she discovered a man standing in her living room. She described the suspect as being African American, approximately 6’1″ tall, wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt (hood pulled up), black sweat pants and a red and black back pack. The suspect became startled when he encountered the victim and fled the residence through the living room window which was also determined to have been the point of entry of the burglary. The victim quickly called 911 and a search was conducted. No suspect was located.

On May 21, 2015 at approximately 10:15 am, a 36 year old Bloomfield resident was home when she noticed a man standing in her living room. The victim screamed scaring the suspect who then ran out of the front door and fled on foot. A kitchen window was determined to be the point of entry in this apartment burglary. The victim described the suspect as being a tall black male wearing a camouflage style hooded sweater, brown shorts and multi colored Jordan sneakers. At the time of the report nothing was reported taken from the apartment.

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Montclair Crime: Arrests, Theft, Vandalism

BY  |  Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: String Of Burglaries, One Seen by Homeowner on Remote SurveillanceThe week in Montclair Crime from Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

05-18-2015 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Earle Blake, 41yoa from Montclair, was arrested on warrants out of Montclair totaling $558, as well as a no bail warrant from the Essex County Sheriffs.

05-22-2015 (Park Street) Mr. Leslie Davies, 54yoa from Orange, was arrested for striking a female associate repeatedly with a walking cane. This assault occurred in the bus stop shelter at the YMCA on Park Street. Both parties were intoxicated. The female victim sustained a laceration to the face. Mr. Davies was charged with Weapon Possession and Aggravated Assault.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Reported Bomb Threat, Assault, Burglary

BY  |  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 5/20/2015 @ 7:23 PM
Incident: Simple Assault
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Carteret Park on a report of an assault. The victim was approached by two juvenile males in Carteret Park. The three juveniles exchanged words and the victim left the park in an attempt to go home. Victim reported that he was chased from the park and was assaulted by the two suspect juveniles. The suspects are described as white male juveniles, wearing shorts, dark colored t-shirts and shoes. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 X119.

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Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Theft, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

5/11/15 – An apartment was burglarized on the 300 block of Franklin Street between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm. Pry marks on the door indicated forced entry and 7 watches valued at approximately $11,000.00 was reported missing by the victim.

5/13/15 – A resident from the 100 block of Newark Avenue reported to Police that a shed on his property was burglarized between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm on 5/12/15. A blue woman’s NEXT bicycle, valued at approximately $150.00 was taken. The victim also reported that he believes someone attempted to gain entry into his home, as a screen on his sun room was found cut. No entry is believed to have been gained to the sun room or residence.

5/14/15 – Two steel contractor’s boxes were broken into on a construction site located on the 300 block of Franklin Street. A padlock on a gate was cut to gain entry to the site. A total of approximately $14,000.00 worth of tools was taken from the boxes.

5/17/15 – On Ella St. the victim of a burglary that reported that he discovered a basement window open and then noticed that several items including: 2 televisions, a X-Box game system and a Dell laptop computer had been stolen from his residence. The incident was pinpointed through video evidence to have occurred at approximately 8:50 pm when a male was captured on tape opening the side door of the victim’s residence. A short time later 2 other males can be seen leaving the residence each carrying a television.

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Montclair Crime: Burglaries, Theft, and Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:31pm  |  COMMENTS (1)

Montclair Crime: String Of Burglaries, One Seen by Homeowner on Remote SurveillanceThe week in Montclair Crime from Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

05-17-2015 (Grandview Place) Three juvenile males were arrested for breaking into vehicles. They were found in possession of proceeds from numerous thefts in the area.

05-12-2015 (CVS Pharmacy, Claremont Avenue) Mr. Bobby Williams, 41yoa from Irvington, was arrested for shoplifting numerous pieces of electronics.

05-14-2015 (Maple Avenue) Mr. Alquon Mosely, 44yoa from Newark, was arrested for a no bail warrant out of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and a $789 warrant out of Newark

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Glen Ridge PD Invites You to Have Coffee With a Cop

BY  |  Monday, May 18, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Coffee With a CopThe Glen Ridge Police Department invites members of the community to come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, meet the borough police officers and drink coffee on Wednesday, May 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

All community members are invited to attend. The event will be held at The Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028.

Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department. The goal of Coffee with a Cop is to break down barriers and allows for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction between police officers and the community.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief With Phone Lines, Fraud, and More

BY  |  Monday, May 18, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 5/8/2015 @ 8:52 AM
Incident: Defiant Trespass/Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Ridgewood Ave. on a report of a woman preventing Verizon employees from making repairs. Officers Found a woman on a utility pole in the rear of a property. The woman said she did not want workers on her property. During the investigation it was revealed that the woman, Anne Podesta, 53 of Glen Ridge, N.J. was on the property of another and caused damaged to the phone lines. Ms. Podesta was charged and awaiting a court date.

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Click it or Ticket it Campaign Enforcement in Montclair

BY  |  Friday, May 15, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (4)

Click It Or TicketLaw enforcement officers from the Montclair Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

Beginning on Monday, May 18, and running through May 31, the annual initiative includes high visibility law enforcement seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols, as well as local and national publicity designed to ensure that drivers and passengers recognize the life-saving value of seat belts.

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Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Thefts, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

5/05/2015 – On the 100 block of N. 15th Street a witness reported a burglary in progress at 1:15 pm. The witness observed an individual going through a window on the north side of the building and entering a first floor apartment. By the time police arrived the suspect had already entered the apartment, rummaged through a jewelry box and fled through a rear door as an alarm was sounding. The suspect used a BBQ grill from the rear yard to boost himself up to the window where he entered the apartment. The suspect was described as being a black male, tall, a lot of hair pulled back into a bun, wearing black khaki pants, dark colored sweatshirt and boots.

5/05/2015 – On the 200 block of Ampere Parkway a resident reported that a snow blower and a Ryobi Table Saw were stolen from his garage. A red Chevy Equinox SUV was seen in the area.

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Montclair Crime: Several Vehicle Thefts, Burglaries, and More

BY  |  Tuesday, May 12, 2015 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: String Of Burglaries, One Seen by Homeowner on Remote SurveillanceThe week in Montclair Crime from Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Theft:

05-04-2015 – (Upper Mountain Avenue) Theft of a blue Toyota Highlander from a driveway. The keys had been left inside the vehicle. This vehicle was soon located by MPD in a driveway further north on Upper Mountain Avenue. A vehicle in that driveway had also been rummaged through.

05-04-2015 – (Upper Mountain Avenue) An Acura MDX and a BMW 328 were both stolen from the same residence. The keys had been left inside both vehicles.

05-04-2015 – (Upper Mountain Avenue) A wallet was stolen from an unlocked Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the driveway of the residence.

05-04-2015 – (Upper Mountain Avenue) An Infinity QX5 was entered and rummaged through. This vehicle had been left unlocked.

05-04-2015 – (Highland Avenue) Two vehicles were entered and rummaged through in the driveway of a residence. Loose change was taken.

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