Bloomfield Crime: Armed Robbery, Several Stolen Cars, and Many Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

ROBBERY

On February 22, 2015 a Chinese food restaurant, The Chopstick House located at 2 Bloomfield Avenue was robbed at gunpoint. A 40 year old male employee of the restaurant reported to police 12:08 am, that a dark-skinned Hispanic male entered the restaurant, placed a black handgun on the counter and took three hundred dollars that was near the register. The suspect exited the restaurant and entered the passenger side of a grey or black SUV and fled south on N 13th Street. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and a white scarf covering his face.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-680-4084.

BURGLARY

On February 18, 2015 a 19 year old Ella Street resident reported to police that he interrupted a suspect at 11:41 am trying to burglarize his residence. The victim observed the suspect attempting to open a basement window of his home and when the suspect realized that the victim was home and caught him trying to enter, he fled the area on foot.

12/19/15 The superintendent of an apartment building on the 100 block of Franklin Street reported to police that he discovered an ex-tenant, who had broken into his building, hiding in the basement at 10:24 pm. The suspect fled prior to police arrival.

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Montclair Crime: Several Burst Pipes, Thefts, and a Couple of Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Arrest:

02-23-2015 (Talbot Street) Mr. John Martinez, 45yoa from Montclair, arrested for a $500 warrant out of this jurisdiction.

02-23-2015 (Pathmark, Lackawanna Plaza) Mr. Bobby Williams, 41yoa from Irvington, was arrested for shoplifting. Mr. Williams stole $53 in hygiene items and fled on foot. Officers arrested him after a short foot pursuit. Mr. Williams was charged with Shoplifting and Obstruction. He was also charged with criminal mischief for damaging a fence during his attempt to flee from officers.

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Glen Ridge Crime: DWI, Fraud, Disturbance

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 2/13/2015 @ 11:06 PM
Incident: DWI/Possession of CDS Arrest
Description:
Officer Patricia Romaine and Officer Sean Wilk arrested Dana Locks, 23 of Montclair, N.J. for Driving While intoxicated on Ridgewood Ave. A passenger in the vehicle, John Raymond was arrested for possession of Marijuana. Both parties were transported to headquarters for processing and later released.

Date/Time: 2/14/2015 @ 6:16 PM
Incident: Disturbance/Harassment
Description:
Officers were dispatched to Mountainside Hospital on a report of a disturbance. A patient had become upset when a doctor would not prescribe medications. The patient voluntarily left the hospital.

Date/Time: 2/21/2014 @ 9:39 AM
Incident: Fraud
Description:
Officer Matthew Perigo was dispatched to Hawthorne Ave. on a report of a fraud. The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) used their credit card to make online purchases. The matter is under investigation.

During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (7) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries. And (1) accident that resulted in minor injuries.

 

 

Montclair Woman Charged in Stabbing at TD Bank Parking Lot on Sunday

BY  |  Monday, Feb 23, 2015 12:05pm  |  COMMENTS (5)

crimeThe Montclair Police Department has just reported that on Sunday, February 22 around 5 pm, a man delivering items he sold on Craigslist to the prospective buyer was stabbed:

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Montclair Crime: Stolen Cars, Several Thefts, and Burst Pipes

BY  |  Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Theft:

02-09-2015 – (Christopher Street) Theft from two vehicles parked in a driveway. A Mazda CX5 and a Mini Cooper, which were both unlocked. Taken was approximately $10 in change.

02-10-2015 – (Llewelyn Road) Theft of a BMW 528 from an open garage. The vehicle in question was warming up with the garage door open. Inside the vehicle was a purse containing $30. This vehicle was later recovered on 02-13-2015, unoccupied, in West Orange.

02-11-2015 – (Montclair Post Office, 125 Glenridge Avenue) Theft from a motor vehicle. The vehicle, a Nissan Altima had a smashed front passenger window. Taken was a Metro PCS cell phone, a portable receipt scanner, and a purse containing $180 in cash.

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Maplewood Teacher Indicted for Sexually Assaulting 6 Students

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Nicole Dufault

Nicole Dufault

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced yesterday that an Essex County Grand Jury has indicted Maplewood school teacher Nicole DuFault, 35, of Caldwell on 40 counts of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child for engaging in sex acts with six male victims.

On September 17, 2014, DuFault, a Columbia High School teacher, was arrested and charged with engaging in sex acts with five male students. By the time the case was presented to the grand jury, a sixth victim was identified. All of the boys were between 14 and 15 years old at the time of the incidents.

The indictment accuses DuFault of engaging in sexual activity with all six boys on multiple occasions between 2013 and 2014, according to Assistant Prosecutor Gina Iosim, who is handling the case. Some of the sex acts occurred on school property and in her car.

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Bloomfield Crime: Robbery, Burglaries, Phone Scam and Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

ROBBERY

On February 14, 2015 Officers Frank Falco, Raymond Diaz and Nicholas Mauriello were dispatched at 11:55 PM to a customer disturbance, which turned out to be a robbery that occurred at the Crown Fried Chicken, 582 Bloomfield Ave. The officers arrived and located 3 victims, 2 Bloomfield residents ages 19 and 20 and one 17 year old male juvenile victim from Arizona. The 3 victims and 1 witness reported that two male suspects, entered the Crown Fried Chicken and became involved in an argument with the victims. One of the suspects produced a knife and robbed the juvenile victim of his cell phone then threatened the other two victims with bodily harm if they tried to intervene. The second suspect talked the first suspect into giving back the cell phone then both suspects fled. Officers Mauriello and Diaz apprehended the suspects a short time and distance from the crime scene at the taxi stand on Bloomfield Ave.

The suspects were identified and charged as follows:

Gilfredo Martinez age 33 of the Bronx, NY

  • Robbery
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose
  • Enis Koljenovic age 34 of Bloomfield

  • Robbery
  • Both men were given $50,000.00 full bail set by The Honorable Judge Vincent Pirone for their respective robbery charges and Mr. Martinez was given additional bail amounts of $20,000.00 with a 10% cash option for his Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and $2500.00 with 10% cash option available for his Possession of a weapon charge. A court date of 02/25/15 is pending for all charges.

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    Glen Ridge Crime: Shoplifting, Vandalism, Possible Fraud

    BY  |  Monday, Feb 16, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

    crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

    Date/Time: 2/6/2015 @ 4:39 PM
    Incident: Shoplifting
    Description:
    Officers were dispatched to The Glen Ridge Pharmacy on a report of a shoplifting. The complainant reported that a black male wearing a jean jacket was observed taking a bottle of alcohol from the store. The suspect was last observed west on Bloomfield Ave. towards Highland Ave.

    Date/Time: 2/13/2015 @ 11:43 AM
    Incident: Vandalism
    Description:
    While on patrol Officer Matthew Perigo found graffiti on the gazeebo in the lower Glen. Unknown suspect(s) used a black marker to write on the gazeebo.

    Date/Time: 2/10/2015 @ 6:23 PM
    Incident: Suspicious Incident
    Description:
    Officer Sean Wilk was dispatched to Sherman Ave. to take a report of a possible fraud. The complainant reported that they received a call from the Internal Revenue Service and that they were to pay $1,425.00 to the IRS in cash. The complainant was suspicious and did not pay the money.

    During this week the Glen Ridge Police Department investigated (8) motor vehicle accidents which resulted in no injuries.

     

     

    Montclair Crime: Several Packages Stolen From Porches, Burglary and an Arrest

    BY  |  Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

    Arrest:

    02-08-2015 (Noches De Columbia, 19 Elm Street) Ms. Suzette Rivera (31yoa from Newark), was arrested for the theft of an employee’s unattended cell phone at the Noches De Columbia Restaurant.

    Burglary:

    02-04-2015 (30 North Fullerton, Immaculate Church) Theft of a Roland brand portable stereo amplifier. No forced entry.

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    Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Criminal Mischief, and Arrests

    BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

    crimeThis week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

    BURGLARY

    2/04/15 – On the 100 block of Orange St. a victim reported that between 1/31/14 and 1/04/15 an unknown suspect or suspects stole 150 feet of copper-lined generator cables from the elevator room on the roof of the building. The suspect(s) gained access to the roof by breaking the door knob to the roof door.

    2/06/15 – On the 200 block of Grove St. a storage rental unit was burglarized and the renter reported that two dirt bikes valued at approximately $4000.00 were stolen. The incident occurred at 10:00 pm.

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