Montclair Crime: Robbery at Gas Station, Theft, Arrests

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Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

08-20-2016 (Exxon, Bloomfield Avenue) Daniel Claudio, 36yoa from Belleville, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after grabbing numerous items and attempting to exit the store. He was also found to have an open warrant out of Bloomfield for $558.

08-20-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Justin Conover, 27yoa from Newark, was arrested on open warrants out of Union County Sheriff ($10,000), South Orange ($1000), and Hillside ($1300)

08-22-2016 (Lincoln Street) Mr. Kyle Johnson, 39yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with trespassing after being discovered hiding inside a vacant property.
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Bloomfield Crime: Theft of Trump Lawn Sign, Burglaries, Stolen Cars, Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Bloomfield Police DepartmentThe week in Bloomfield crime from Officer Ralph Marotti, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

08/15/2016- A purse was stolen from a vehicle parked on North 16th Street. The owner left the purse on the front passenger seat. She returned to the vehicle five minutes later and discovered the passenger window smashed and the purse stolen.

08/15/2016- 2 packages were reported stolen from the mailbox of a residence on Essex Ave. The thefts are believed to have occurred on 08/08/2016.

08/16/2016- A resident on Broughton Ave reported the theft of a Donald Trump support sign from their front lawn. A dark skin male was observed walking towards the backyard but fled after seeing the homeowner.

08/17/2016- An IPhone 6 was reported stolen from a parked vehicle. The vehicle a 2012 Subaru was parked on Fulton Street. Unknown actor entered the window through an open window.

08/17/2016- Confesor Perez age 42 of Newark was arrested at 5:12pm and charged with Shoplifting. Store employee at 244 Bloomfield Ave witnessed the shoplifting. Mr. Perez fled the store on foot and was located by Police in the area of Willard Ave. Search incident to arrest revealed (2) hypodermic needles and a glass pipe. He was additionally charged with Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe and Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Perez was issued a court date and ROR.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Reminder to Lock Car Doors, Juveniles Trespassing, Criminal Mischief, Theft

BY  |  Monday, Aug 22, 2016 10:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Burglary to Auto: During the past weeks, the Borough has seen an increase in entered vehicles. Residents are requested to assist the police department in our crime fighting efforts by locking all car doors when they are not in use and we request that any suspicious activity be report.

Date/Time: 8-19-2016 @ 10:00 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Michael High responded to Woodland Avenue where he met with the victim. The victim reported that his four brown rectangular garbage cans were stolen from the residence on this date sometime before 10:00am. The victim stated that this has happened before in the past and the garbage cans were described as brown in color. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 8-18-2016 @ 8:50 PM
Incident: Trespassing
Description: Officer Rivera responded to Lorraine Street where he met with the caller. The caller stated that he observed an unknown juvenile in his rear yard. The juvenile was wearing a white tee-shirt and blue shorts and fled from the yard with several juveniles who were waiting on Midland Avenue. Any person with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 11.5
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Bloomfield Crime: Armed Carjacking, Stabbing, DUIs, Shoplifting, Aggravated Assault

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

bloomfieldpolicecarThe week in Bloomfield crime from Officer Ralph Marotti, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

08/08/2016- Jennifer Fischetta age 24 of Belleville was arrested at 9:54pm and charged with Shoplifting. The incident occurred at the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street. Loss Prevention Officer observed Ms. Fischetta placing store items into her pock book. Ms. Fischetta was also found to be in possession of 3 hypodermic needles and 49 open and used glassine envelopes commonly used to package heroin. She was charged with theft, Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ms. Fischetta was later transported to Nutley Police on an active warrant.

08/09/2016- A package delivered by FedEx to a residence on Myrtle Street was reported stolen. The package was delivered and left on the front porch on 08/08/2016. Delivery was confirmed by FedEx.

08/11/2016- Romerell Rodgers age 48 of East Orange was arrested at 2:07am and charged with Shoplifting. PO Joseph Finkler and PO Joseph Condito observed a store employee of the 7-11 Store arguing with an unknown male. Further investigation revealed the unknown male later identified as Romerell Rodgers shoplifted several bars of soap from the store. He was also found to be in possession of 2 glass vials containing cocaine residue. He was charged accordingly and later transported to East Orange PD on an active warrant.

08/13/2016- Gary Frazier age 48 of Newark was arrested at the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street and charged with Shoplifting. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Frazier placing soaps and body wash into a bag. He was issued a summons and ROR.

08/13/2016- Matthew Richardson age 28 of Bloomfield was arrested at 4:27pm and charged with Shoplifting. The incident occurred at the Home Depot Store located at 60 Orange Street. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Richardson exit the store with unpaid merchandise valued at $1,028.00 dollars. He was issued a summons and ROR.
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Montclair Crime: Shots Fired on Pine Street, Attempted Armed Robbery, Stolen Bicycles

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 12:55pm  |  COMMENTS (4)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryOn August 10, Montclair PD responded to a call of possible fireworks. Two bullet holes were discovered in the side of a residence on Pine Street. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

More in this week’s Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

08-09-2016 (Portland Place) Mr. Drew Paster, 48yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI, following a traffic stop.

08-10-2016 (CVS, Valley Road) Mr. Tyshawn Feaster, 21yoa from Newark, was attested and charged with shoplifting. He was also found to have open warrants out of Orange and Newark totaling $7,700.

08-11-2016 (Grove Street) Mr. Kevin Coleman, 32yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI, following a traffic stop.
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Crackdown Begins Friday

BY  |  Monday, Aug 15, 2016 3:45pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Drive Sober or Get Pulled OverLocal Police Departments are cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.

Beginning on Friday, August 19 and running through September 5, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

“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 backed up by public educational efforts including national radio and television advertisements, posters, banners and mobile video display signs. The campaign looks to curtail impaired driving during the busy summer travel season, including the Labor Day holiday period.

“In 2015 in New Jersey, 562 lives were lost in motor vehicle crashes,” Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated. “In Essex County, 40 individuals, including 11 drivers, 26 pedestrians and three passengers, died in traffic accidents. The consumption of alcohol plays a major role in the many traffic fatalities. Persons who think they are okay to drive after a few drinks are wrong. Dead wrong. Drinking impairs your judgment and reaction time while putting yourself, those in your car and everyone on the road in danger.”

Sheriff Fontoura and participating law enforcement agencies in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2016” crackdown offer the following advice:

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Glen Ridge Crime: Theft of Political Lawn Signs, Criminal Trespass, Arrests

BY  |  Monday, Aug 15, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 8-7-2016 @ 2:31 AM
Incident: Possession of CDS
Description: Officer Fuquannah Holley observed a male party loitering in the Glen near the Gazebo after dusk. Upon investigation, it was determined that the male party was in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Mr. Thomas Funches, 28, of North Bergen, NJ was arrested and charged with Possession of CDS and a Borough Ordinance Violation; he was transported to Police Headquarters, processed and later released. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.

Date/Time: 8-7-2016 @ 11:31 PM
Incident: Hindering Apprehension & Warrant Arrest
Description: Officer Wilk observed a vehicle at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and High Street commit a traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that Mr. Gilberto Orellana, 31 of Elizabeth, NJ had provided a fake name and date of birth and was not in possession of a valid driver’s license. It was also determined that driver had multiple warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and charged with providing false information to law enforcement, he was transported to Police Headquarters and later released. This matter has been referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.
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Montclair Crime: Stolen Bikes, Burglary, Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 09, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

08-04-2016 (South Park Street) Mr. Anthony Catanzaro, 66yoa from East Orange, was arrested on an open warrant out of Montclair ($2,500)

08-05-2016 (South Fullerton Avenue) Mr. Miguel Ortega-Leon, 32yoa from South Orange, was arrested and charged with DWI following a traffic stop.

08-07-2016 (Orange Road) Mr. Marc Milani, 25yoa from Verona, was arrested and charged with DWI following a traffic stop.
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Bloomfield Crime: Man Beaten For Wearing Donald Trump T-Shirt, Shoplifting, Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 09, 2016 12:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Aggravated Assault

A 62-year-old male was assaulted in the parking lot of Friendly’s at 1243 Broad Street last Wednesday. The victim was walking on West Passaic when an unknown male in an older grey vehicle questioned the victim on his Donald Trump T-shirt. The suspect followed the victim to the Friendly’s Restaurant. The suspect then approached the victim armed with a crow bar. A physical altercation occurred with the suspect striking the victim several times. Victim sustained injuries to his forearms, hands and thighs. Suspect fled prior to police arrival.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Theft, DUI Arrest, Criminal Mischief

BY  |  Monday, Aug 08, 2016 1:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 8-4-2016 @ 11:50 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Thomas Nugent responded to Winsor Place on a report of a theft. Upon arrival, the victim advised that a package was stolen from her front porch. The victim stated that the package was delivered to her residence on July 30th, 2016 during the daytime. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 8-4-2016 @ 8:00 AM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Nugent responded to the 200 block of Ridgewood Avenue for a theft report. The victim advised that an unknown person had removed several laptop computers from an office sometime between 3:30 PM on 8-3-2016 and 7:30 PM on 8-4-2016. This matter is currently under investigation by the Glen Ridge Detective Bureau and anyone with information is asked to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

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