Bloomfield Crime: Several Car Break-ins, Stolen Cars, and DUI Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014 10:45am  |  COMMENTS (0)

 crimeSeveral Car Break-ins, Stolen Cars, and DUI Arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

09-22-2014 – On the lower end of Dodd Street an unlocked garage was burglarized. A Craftsman chop saw and a Craftsman shop vac were stolen.

09-25-2014 – On the lower end of Berkeley Avenue a rear door was found to be the point of entry in a residential burglary where a Dell laptop computer was stolen.

09-25-2014 – On Lindbergh Boulevard a residential burglary occurred between 12:00 noon and 3:00 pm. A front window was determined to be the point of entry. A silver chain and a Toshiba laptop computer were stolen.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglaries, Robbery and Some Arrests

BY  |  Friday, Sep 26, 2014 2:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeBurglaries, robbery, and some arrests in last week’s Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time:9/13/2014 @ 6:20 AM

Incident: Robbery

Description:Officers were dispatched to Sherman Ave. on a report of a robbery.  The victim reported that while in Hurrell Field at approximately 10:00 PM a skinny black male beat the victim up and took $5.00 in cash, prescription drugs and a pair of sneakers.  Anyone with information can contact Det. Michael Medico @ 973-748-5400 X120.

 

Date/Time:9/14/2014 @ 11:06 PM

Incident: Warrant Arrest

Description:Officer Wilk arrested Curtiss Powers, 41 of Elizabeth, N.J. for outstanding traffic warrant on Bloomfield Ave.  He was transported to headquarters for processing and later released.

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Montclair Fire Department Warns of Dangers of “Fire Challenge”

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 6:00pm  |  COMMENTS (7)

fire challengeThe Montclair Township Fire Department has sent out a warning about a disturbing and very dangerous trend called “Fire Challenge.”  Young people pour flammable liquids on their bodies, set themselves on fire and videotape it to post on YouTube and other social media. Apparently, this dangerous and disturbing trend is spreading across the Internet.

“Many kids in all parts of the country are suffering severe burns from performing the fire challenge,” said acting Fire Chief Thomas Diveny. “To date we know of two students from Montclair who did the fire challenge, luckily they were not injured. There is nothing smart about pouring a flammable liquid on your body and igniting it.”

The MFD warns about the consequences of The Fire Challenge:

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Bloomfield Crime: Stolen Cars, Burglaries and Several Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeStolen cars, burglaries and several arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

09-18-2014 – On Church Street a victim reported a rear window broken, possibly the point of entry in a residential burglary. Although nothing is being reported missing by the victim a neighbor reported seeing two people walking around the exterior of the residence prior to the report of burglary.

The two possible suspects were described by the witness as being:

  1. A black male, 16 to 18 years of age, 5’8” tall, wearing a grey hooded jacket and blue jeans.
  2. A black female 16 to 18 years of age, 5’0” tall with long hair.

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Montclair Crime: Stolen Lexus, DWI Arrests, Car Crashes into Stonebridge Yard

BY  |  Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

Montclair Crime: Stolen Lexus, DWI Arrests, Car Crashes into Stonebridge YardResidents still receiving phone calls from scammers posing as PSE&G employees. This week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd:

Vehicle Theft

On 09-19-2014, a Bell Street resident reported the theft of their Lexus SUV. The victim observed a suspect drive away with his vehicle, south on Orange Road. This stolen vehicle appeared to be accompanied by another suspect, operating a dark colored Porsche SUV. The suspect who was operating the stolen Lexus was described as a black male, 30yoa, dreadlocks, with a light colored t-shirt. The suspect operating the Porsche SUV was described as a black male, 30yoa, short hair, with a dark colored hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective C. Cunningham 973-509-4724. Continue Reading

Montclair Crime: Tree Vandalized At Van Vleck, Multiple Bike Thefts and Recoveries

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 7:18pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

Lock up your bikes! The week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd:

Miscellaneous:

On 09-09-2014, a caretaker at Van Vleck Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, reported vandalism to the property. Between 09-05-2014 at 1500Hrs and 09-08-2014 at 0900Hrs, someone had carved four letters into a European Beech tree in the gardens. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Juvenile Aid Bureau at 973-509-4751. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Thefts, and Arrests

BY  |  Friday, Sep 12, 2014 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeBurglaries, thefts, and several arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

09-04-2014 – A Broad Terrace resident reported that during the evening hours an actor or actors entered her home through a rear window. The victim believes that whoever entered was scared off by her dog. Nothing was reported to be missing.

09-05-2014 – A Daka Court resident reported that his home was broken into between the hours of 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm. Forced entry was gained through a first floor door inside a common hallway.

09-06-2014 – The victim of a burglary reported that sometime between 9/2/14 and 9/6/14 someone cut the lock off of his storage bin located on the 200 block of Grove Street and removed a flat screen television, a dell desktop computer and an HP laptop computer.

09-07-2014 – On the lower end of Belleville Avenue the victim of a burglary reported that someone forced open a storage room door and removed several bottles of liquor.

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Montclair Crime: Arrests and Thefts

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Burglary on Bellevue Ave, Scaffolding Collapse On Church StreetThis week in Montclair crime from D/LT. David O’Dowd:

Arrests

On 09/05/2014 at 1908Hrs, Officers patrolling the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Seymour Street observed a subject known to have an outstanding warrant. Mr. David Blakely (24yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest on this open warrant out of Montclair and later released on his own recognizance.

On 09/04/2014 at 1717Hrs, Officers observed a subject in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and New Street, who was known to have open warrants. This subject, Mr. Fard Murray (31yoa from Montclair) fled on foot from the approaching Officers. After a short foot chase, Mr. Murray was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue. During this arrest, Mr. Murray physically resisted the Officers as they were attempting to apply handcuffs. Mr. Murray was also found to be in possession of marijuana. He was charged with Resisting Arrest and Possession of Marijuana/Paraphernalia. He is also being held on open warrants out of Newark totaling $5000.

On 09/02/2014 at 1648Hrs, Officers observed a subject in the area of Pine Street and Glenridge Avenue who was known to have an open warrant. Mr. Richard Chinn Jr. (24yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest and held on a $400 warrant out of Glen Ridge.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Multiple Vehicle Break-Ins Near Douglas Road

Monday, Sep 08, 2014 9:01am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeTrespassing, burglaries, theft and car break-ins happened last week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo: Continue Reading

Montclair Resident and Paterson School Teacher Arrested for Having Sex with a Student

BY  |  Friday, Sep 05, 2014 12:36pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Abelardo Romero

Abelardo Romero

Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray is reporting that the Special Victim’s Unit of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and detectives from the Montclair Police Department arrested Adelardo Romero, 28 of Montclair, a school teacher at East Side High School in Paterson for nine counts of sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and other related charges.

Mr. Romero had a sexual relationship with a 17 year old student.  He turned himself in to the Montclair Police Department last evening he is in custody on a $150,000.00 bail.  The investigation is on going.

 

 

 

 

 

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