Montclair Man Says Police Pointed Gun at Him After Stopping Him Walking Home

BY  |  Friday, May 27, 2016 2:45pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

Montclair Police Report Sheds Light on Investigation into Assessment LeakHampton Humber, a Montclair resident, was stopped on his way home on William Street by Montclair police on May 20. Police were responding to a shooting.

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Montclair Crime: Thieves Steal From Mt. Hebron Cemetary, Montclair Fellowship Tabernacle Church, and a Mom’s Diaper Bag

BY  |  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:19am  |  COMMENTS (1)

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

Arrest:

05-17-2016 (Church Street) Mr. Daniel Moschello, 39yoa from Bloomfield, and Ms. Kara Salvatoriello, 31yoa from Belleville, were arrested and charged with Shoplifting.

Theft:

05-16-2016 (Dryden Road) Theft of a wallet from an unlocked motor vehicle.

05-16-2016 (Mt. Hebron Cemetery) Numerous slabs of chocolate mahogany granite crypt fronts were stolen from the mausoleum construction project site.

05-17-2016 (Elm Street, Montclair Fellowship Tabernacle Church) Attempted burglary to two storage containers on the property. Nothing was reported missing.

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MPD Called Lockdown at Glenfield School Due to Suspicious Person, All Clear Now

BY  |  Friday, May 20, 2016 11:34am  |  COMMENTS (0)

rp_alert1-e1295547120319.jpgThis just in from Glenfield Middle School in Montclair:

TODAY AT 9:20AM GLENFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL WAS NOTIFIED BY THE MONTCLAIR POLICE DEPARTMENT THAT GLENFIELD IMMEDIATELY WENT INTO A LOCKDOWN AND HAD STUDENTS AND STAFF SHELTER IN PLACE.

WITHIN THE HOUR WE RECEIVED THE “ALL CLEAR” FROM THE MONTCLAIR POLICE DEPARTMENT.

DESPITE THE “ALL CLEAR” THE GLENFIELD ADMINISTRATION HAS DECIDED TO KEEP THE STUDENTS INDOORS FOR THE DURATION OF THE DAY.

WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT OUR STUDENTS ARE SAFE AND WILL HAVE INCREASE SUPERVISION DURING DISMISSAL.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE SCHOOL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

Baristanet reached out to the Montclair Police Department and will update when we know more.

 

 

 

Click It Or Ticket Campaign to Begin In Essex County on May 23

BY  |  Friday, May 20, 2016 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Click It Or TicketWe shouldn’t have to warn you to wear your seatbelt in a car — it’s the law and it’s a common sense safety precaution — however if you need more of an incentive, law enforcement officers from across Essex County will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” operation from May 23 – June 5.

“The enforcement and education program will begin May 23rd and run through June 5th”, Sheriff Armando Fontoura said. “Our department and municipal police will establish high visibility seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols to underscore the life-saving value of seat belts.”

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Glen Ridge Crime: DUI, Theft, Shoplifting, Robbery

BY  |  Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 5/14/2016 @ 8:10 PM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer Holley responded to the 100 block of Forest Avenue for a report of a theft of a bicycle. The caller advised that the bicycle was stolen sometime between 3PM and 7PM by an unknown actor. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119

Date/Time: 5/14/2016 @ 11:45PM
Incident: Driving Under the Influence
Description:
Sergeant Merritt Carr observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Linden Avenue. The vehicle was stopped on Carteret Street and during the investigation it was determined that driver, Mr. Pieterpau Brakel, 20 years of age of Glen Ridge, was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and consumption of alcohol by a person under the legal age. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.

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Montclair Crime: Attempted Luring, Theft, Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Luring:

05-11-2016 at approximately 1430Hrs, officers were dispatched to Sunset Park on a report of an individual attempting to lure a 12 year old female into a vehicle. The suspect is described as a white male in his 40’s with black slicked back hair wearing dark sunglasses and a black short sleeve shirt. This suspect drove up alongside the juvenile and asked “Can you help me find my puppy”. The suspect vehicle, a dark colored sedan, then left the area, south on Norwood Avenue.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Car Burglaries, Theft, Fraud

BY  |  Friday, May 13, 2016 12:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 5/3/2016 @ 5:45 AM
Incident: Stolen Vehicle
Description:
Officer Wilk responded to a Lincoln Street residence. Upon arriving he met with the caller who advised that sometime during the night an unknown person had stolen his vehicle. The vehicle was recovered a short time later in Newark and the Det. Bureau responded to process the vehicle for evidence. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115

Date/Time: 5/3/2016 @ 6:45 AM
Incident: Burglary to Auto
Description:
Officer Roberts responded to Douglas Avenue residence. Upon arriving he met with the caller who advised that sometime during the night an unknown person had entered his vehicle, however no items were taken. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115

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Montclair Crime: Attempted Robbery at Kings Supermarket Parking Lot, Burglaries, DWI Arrest

BY  |  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Arrest:

05-01-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Ms. Michelle Keeler, 36yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI following a traffic stop.

Theft:

04-30-2016 (Lure Lash, 416 Bloomfield Avenue) Burglary to a commercial establishment. Entry was gained by breaking the glass on the front entrance door. The register was found open, but there had been no money left inside. Nothing is reported missing in this incident.

05-02-2016 (Madison Avenue) Burglary to a residence under construction. A generator, power washer, and power tools were taken in this incident.

05-02-2016 (YMCA, Park Street) Theft of a piece of jewelry from a purse in the pool area.

05-02-2016 (YMCA, Park Street) Theft from a locker in the men’s locker room. A wallet was taken in this incident.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Arrest in Home Burglary, Theft, Fraud, and More

BY  |  Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:55pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Press release on arrest: On April 25th, 2016 at 11:49 PM, Glen Ridge Officer’s responded to the area of High Street for a reported burglary in progress to the residence. The homeowner had contacted 9-1-1 and reported hearing an unknown person in the basement of the house. Officers responded and searched the residence and area, however were unable to locate a suspect. It was then confirmed that the residence was burglarized and that the actor had fled the scene. The Glen Ridge Detective Bureau responded and processed the scene for evidence. As a result of the investigation, a suspect was identified as being the actor who had burglarized the residence. On April 28th, 2016, Mr. Cristian Martinez, 22 years of age, of Newark NJ was arrested by D/Sgt. Daniel Manley, Det. Michael Medico and Officer Charles Roberts. The suspect was transported to the Glen Ridge Police Department and charged with Burglary and Theft. He has since been remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

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Montclair Crime: Several Apartment Burglaries, Attempted Shoplifting at Kings, Graffiti

BY  |  Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:10pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Arrest:

04-29-2016 (Park Street) Ms. Marlana Phillips, 25yoa from East Orange, was arrested and charged with disorderly persons for refusing to leave Just Jakes restaurant and refusing to comply with officers. She was also discovered to have an open warrant out of Summit ($145).

04-29-2016 (Valley Road) Mr. Kevin Callery, 30yoa from Bloomfield, was arrested on a $220 warrant out of Lyndhurst, following a traffic stop.

04-29-2016 (Orange Road) Mr. Christian Cummins, 27yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI resulting from a traffic stop.

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