Montclair Crime: Police Make Arrest in Gunpoint Robberies, More Reports of Fraud Crime

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 3:10pm  |  COMMENTS (4)

Montclair Police Make Arrest in Gunpoint RobberiesMontclair Police made an arrest in connection with two incidents of robbery by gunpoint Sunday night. At approximately 0200Hrs, Montclair Police along with East Orange Police located a subject matching the description given by the two victims. This suspect, Almid K. Edwards, 19, East Orange turned over an iPhone 5, which was determined to be proceeds from the Lackawanna Plaza robbery. Edwards was placed under arrest by East Orange Police and charged with Receiving Stolen Property, for having this stolen iPhone in his possession in their jurisdiction. Following an investigation, Montclair Police were able to positively identify Mr. Edwards as being the actor in these two robberies.

On 08-18-2014 at 1445Hrs, Montclair Police Department took custody of Edwards, charging him with: 2 Counts Robbery, 2 Counts Weapon Possession, 2 Counts Weapon Possession For Unlawful Purpose, 1 Count Aggravated Assault. Edwards is being held on $75,000 bail. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Burglary, Shoplifting, Criminal Mischief

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Busy week in Bloomfield crime from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio: Continue Reading

UPDATE: Two Incidents Of Robbery By Gunpoint in Montclair Last Night

BY  |  Monday, Aug 18, 2014 12:33pm  |  COMMENTS (19)

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UPDATE – Police Make Arrest in Gunpoint Robberies:

Montclair Police along with East Orange Police located a subject matching the description given by the two victims. This suspect, Almid K. Edwards (19yoa from East Orange) turned over an iPhone 5, which was determined to be proceeds from the Lackawanna Plaza robbery. Mr. Edwards was placed under arrest by East Orange Police and charged with Receiving Stolen Property, for having this stolen iPhone in his possession in their jurisdiction. Through investigative efforts, the Montclair Police Department was able to positively identify Mr. Edwards as being the actor in these two robberies. On 08-18-2014 at 1445Hrs, Montclair Police Department took custody of Mr. Edwards, charging him with: 2 Counts Robbery, 2 Counts Weapon Possession, 2 Counts Weapon Possession For Unlawful Purpose, 1 Count Aggravated Assault. Mr. Edwards is being held on $75,000 bail.

A 22-year-old Newark man was robbed at gunpoint last night, around 10:30 p.m., at Lackawanna Plaza. The suspect, described as a black male in his 20s, 5’9, thin build, with short black hair, approached the victim with a black cloth covering the lower half of his face. The suspect was brandishing a silver colored handgun. The suspect demanded the victim’s money and cell phone. The victim turned over his iPhone 5 in a blue case. The suspect then fled eastbound on foot, according to Lt. David O’Dowd, Detective Bureau Commander. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Robbery, DUI Arrests and More

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 4:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Bloomfield CrimeBurglaries, Robbery, DUI arrests and more in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

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08-06-2014 – On Irving Terrace a homeowner reported that their residence was burglarized between 6:30 pm and 6:00 am. A rear door was found to be the point of entry and the victim reported 5 to 7 gold rings were stolen.

08-06-2014  - On Division Street a homeowner reported that a door was pried open and that money and cigarettes were stolen from his home.

08-10-2014  - On the 100 block of Montgomery Street the victim of a burglary reported that an unknown suspect entered his home through a sliding glass door and stole an Apple laptop computer.

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Montclair Crime: Driver Arrested In Hit and Run, Robbery At Shell Station

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 1:54pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Driver Arrested In Hit and Run, Robbery At Shell StationA man observed fleeing the scene of a hit and run accident, with his six year old daughter in his vehcile, was found to have multiple outstanding warrants and arrested. Also multiple motor vehicle break-ins and a purple Dell laptop with a “Kale is Cool” sticker stolen from the Starbucks on South Park. It’s the week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department: Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: Motor Vehicle Theft, Fraud

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 5:59pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Motor vehicle theft and a suspicious call from a man impersonating a relative. This week in crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo, Glen Ridge police. Continue Reading

Montclair PD To Start Annual Crackdown of Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

BY  |  Friday, Aug 08, 2014 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (4)

Montclair, Bloomfield Crack Down on Drunk Drivers with "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over"Law enforcement officers from the Montclair Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.  Beginning August 15 and running through September 1, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is a national campaign designed to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving through high-visibility enforcement and public education tools, including posters, banners and mobile video display signs. Launched across the U.S. in 1999, the program works to combat drunk driving during the busy summer travel season, including the Labor Day holiday period.

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Stabbing Tonight on Montclair’s Mission Street, Suspect Arrested

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014 10:36pm  |  COMMENTS (27)

Stabbing Tonight on Montclair's Mission Street, Suspect ArrestedPolice found a man bleeding from multiple stab wounds in a residence on Mission Street tonight and arrested a suspect.

According to Montclair Police Captain James Carlucci, the incident happened around at 8:30 p.m. in the 20-block area of Mission Street. An individual walked up to a Montclair Police officer who was on the walking post and told him something had happened inside the residence. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Car Burglaries, Robbery, Arrests and a Warning About a Phone Scam

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014 4:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Bloomfield CrimeBloomfield Police warn about recent phone scams:

If you received a telephone call from either PSE&G or the l.R.S. and were instructed to pay them immediately by utilizing a PayPal MoneyPak Card …Stop Immediately! This is a scam!!!! Notify the Bloomfield Police Department. Do not pay these people. Once the transaction is completed we will not be able to return your money. PSE&G does not accept MoneyPak Cards and neither does the IRS. Please contact the IRS or PSE&G at the numbers listed below to verify.

Bloomfield Police Department 973-680-4141

PSE&G 1-800-436- 7734

l.R.S. Treasury Inspector 1-800-366-4484

Car Burglaries, Robbery, and several arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

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Montclair Crime: Police Arrest Two Men After Shots Fired on Mission Street

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014 12:10pm  |  COMMENTS (8)

Montclair Crime: Police Arrest Two Men After Shots Fired on Mission StreetTwo suspects, one who allegedly shot six times in the direction of houses on Mission Street, have been arrested and Montclair Police warn of callers remind residents not to give money to anyone calling from an agency/company without verifying with said company. This week in crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department: Continue Reading

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