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.

 

 

 

 

 

Montclair Crime: Burglary on Bellevue Ave, Scaffolding Collapse On Church Street

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 04, 2014 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Arrest

On 08/30/2014, at 0201Hrs, Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2001 Acura CL, in the area of Claremont Avenue and Park Street. The vehicle operator, Mr. Stefon Bernard (19yoa from Newark) was found to have open warrants. Mr. Bernard was arrested on these warrants out of East Hanover totaling $850.

On 08/30/2014, at 1803Hrs, Officers observed a subject in the area of Mission Street who was known to have an open warrant out of this jurisdiction. The subject, Darin Davis (21yoa from Montclair) was arrested and held on this $766 warrant. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Homeowner Says $4,500 in Cash Stolen From Home, Burglaries and Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014 2:00pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

bloomfieldpolicecarA homeowner reported that approximately $4500.00 in cash was stolen from their home, several burglaries, and arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

08-26-2014 – On the 200 block of Grove Street the victim of a burglary reported that her rented storage unit was broken into sometime between the beginning of July and 8/26/14. A 45 inch Samsung TV and 45 pair of shoes were stolen from the unit.

08-27-2014 – On the 100 block of Bloomfield Avenue, The US Security Co. reported that 6 buildings had copper wiring taken from the inside. The thefts occurred sometime between July 15th and August 27th.

08-28-2014 – On the 200 block of Belleville Avenue a construction trailer was broken into and approximately $2000.00 worth of tool were reported stolen.

08-29-2014 – On Pitt Street the victim of a burglary reported that 2 bicycles, valued at approximately $300.00, were stolen from the basement sometime between 10:00 am on 8/27/14 and 11:00 am 8/29/14.

8-30-2014 – On Locust Avenue the owner of a local truck rental business reported that someone had syphoned approximately $105.00 worth of gas from one of the company’s rental trucks. The incident is under investigation and a review of local video surveillance is being utilized.

8-31-2014 – On Prospect Street a rear basement window was determined to be the point of entry in a residential burglary that occurred sometime between the 1st week of August and 8/31/14. At the time of this report it is unknown what if anything was stolen from the home.

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Montclair Man Among Five Indicted on Charges of Illegally Trafficking Guns

BY  |  Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014 3:24pm  |  COMMENTS (11)

 Montclair Man Among Five Indicted on Charges of Illegally Trafficking GunsActing Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that five men have been indicted on charges that they illegally trafficked 11 guns – including two stolen handguns, an illegal assault weapon, a sawed-off shotgun and prohibited hollow-point bullets – during an undercover investigation by the New Jersey State Police in Newark.

The Division of Criminal Justice Gangs & Organized Crime Bureau obtained a 26-count state grand jury indictment on Friday, Aug. 29, charging the following men with conspiracy and weapons offenses:

1. Alvin Horace, 23, of Irvington, and

2. Alatarik Walker, 36, of Newark.

3. Frazier Gibson, 28, of Montclair,

4. Christopher Davis, 41, of Newark, and

5. Lamar Dalton, 37, of Newark. Continue Reading

Nutley Police Ask For Assistance For Missing Person

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 7:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Julia DellaguzzoNutley Police Department and the New Jersey State Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing “at risk” person.

Ms. Julia Dellaguzzo (85, female, white, 5’05”, 140 pounds, brown eyes, brown hair) was last seen at 44 Park Avenue, Nutley, on Wednesday, August 27. Only known clothing description, dark capri style pants, no known destinations. It is not known if Ms. Julia Dellaguzzo used any type of transportation.

Julia Dellaguzzo, does have onset dementia and previously resided, 126 Malone Ave, Belleville, N.J.

If you have information that can assist in helping safely locate Julia Dellaguzzo, please call 911 or contact the Nutley Police Department at (973) 284-4940

 

 

 

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Again, on the Mountainside Hospital re-developement. Please bring in the Glen Ridge Historic Preservation Committee into the planning stages. I fear Montclair will drop the ball.

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