Montclair Crime: Arrests, Buglaries, and Egg Throwing Vandalism

BY  |  Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 2:00pm

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

Arrest

On 10-31-2014 at 2140Hrs, three juvenile females who were trick-or-treating in the area of Chestnut Street and North Fullerton Avenue reported that they were to victims of a strong-arm robbery. They explained that four or five juvenile males approached them and demanded that they empty their pockets. One of the suspects gestured that he was in possession of a firearm. Another suspect placed one of the victims in a headlock while searching her pockets. Taken in this incident was an iPhone 5c. The suspects are described as juvenile black males in hooded sweatshirts and jeans. On 11-20-2014, our Juvenile Aid Bureau charged four 16yoa juveniles from West Orange and East Orange with this robbery.

On 11-22-2014 at 2018Hrs, Officers were dispatched to CVS Pharmacy (514 Bloomfield Avenue) on a report of a shoplifting in progress. Ms. Almuhadil Younger (29yoa from East Orange) and a 17yoa Newark female were found in possession of 22 hygiene items, totaling $173.81. They had concealed these items in two larger handbags. Both subjects were charged with shoplifting.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary Alert & Safety Tips

BY  |  Monday, Nov 24, 2014 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

rp_handcuffs-350x281.jpgThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 11/14/2014 @ 6:53 PM
Incident: Fraud
Description:
Officer Ryan Walsh was dispatched to a Bloomfield Ave. business on a report of a fraud. The complainant reported that man, described as a black male, in his twenties wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and red sweat pants, attempted to pass a counterfeit bill. When confronted the suspect ran from the business.

Date/Time: 11/14/2014 @ 11:42 PM
Incident: Warrant Arrest
Description:
Sgt. Daniel Manley arrested Michael Walker, 46 of Montclair, N.J. for outstanding traffic warrants on Bloomfield Ave. He was transported to headquarters for processing and later released.

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Bloomfield Crime: Burglaries, Thefts, Arrests, and More

BY  |  Friday, Nov 21, 2014 7:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

BURGLARY

11/11/14 – Between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm a residence was burglarized on the lower end of Sadler road. Entry was gained through a rear basement window.

Stolen from the home was a Toshiba silver laptop computer, some costume jewelry, a Cannon digital camera, various tools, some loose change, and some identification cards.

11/12/14 – Between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:03 pm an apartment was burglarized on the lower end of East Passaic Avenue. The suspect/s entered by kicking in the victim’s apartment door.

A jewelry box with various pieces of jewelry, the value of which was not known, were stolen.

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Montclair Crime: Armed Robbery, Several Arrests, Vandalism

BY  |  Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (1)

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

Arrests

On 11-08-2014 at 1440Hrs, Ms. Charade Jenkins (50yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest for shoplifting from Pathmark. Security had observed Ms. Jenkins placing laundry detergent in a book bag, and walking out of the supermarket. Ms. Jenkins was also found to have an outstanding $1,500 warrant out of town. Her bail was set at $2,500 cash.

On 11-08-2014, Officers responded to Central Avenue on a report of a physical altercation in the street. When officers arrived, they observed a group of males standing around two other males, who were actively fighting. The two subjects who were fighting, Elijah Williams (19yoa from Montclair) and a 17yoa juvenile, were placed under arrest. These subjects were charged with disorderly conduct.

On 11-10-2014 at 2106Hrs, an Officer operating a marked patrol unit was driving north on Elm Street, when a vehicle approached from behind, passed the Officer in the oncoming lane of traffic, and proceeded northbound. The Officer stopped this vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus, at Bloomfield Avenue and Elm Street. The vehicle operator, Mr. Wilson Chery (32yoa from Montclair) was operating a vehicle, knowing it to have no brakes. He was also found to have open warrants out of East Orange totaling $900. He was placed under arrest for these warrants. His vehicle was towed for being unsafe.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Reminder to Lock Doors and Windows in your Vehicle and Home

BY  |  Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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This week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo and a reminder to residents to lock all doors and windows in their cars and homes.:

Date/Time: 11/8/2014 @ 1:39 PM

Incident: Burglary/Theft

Description: Officers were dispatched to Sherman Ave. on a report of a burglary and theft. The victim reported that sometime during the day unknown suspect(s) entered their residence through a side door and removed personal property. Anyone with information can contact D/Sgt. Dean Gnardellis at 973-748-5400 X117.

Date/Time: 11/10/2014 @ 9:14 AM

Incident: Burglary to Auto/Theft

Description: Officer Christopher Grogan was dispatched to Forest Ave. on a report of a burglary to auto and theft. The complainant reported that sometime during the night unknown suspect(s) entered their unlocked vehicle and removed change. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 X120.

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Glen Ridge Crime: DWI Arrest, Burgary, and Theft

BY  |  Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 11/1/2014 @ 1:06 AM

Incident: DWI Arrest

Description: Officer Ryan Schwartz arrested David Handcock, 39 of Plainsboro, N.J. for driving while intoxicated on Woodland Ave. He was transported to headquarters for processing and later released.

Date/Time: 11/2/2014 @ 10:02 AM

Incident: Theft

Description: Officers were dispatched to Snowden Pl. on a report of a theft that occurred in the past with the suspect on scene. The complainant advised officers that a man had stolen silverware their home and he admitted to it. Cullen Murphy, 26 of Glen Ridge, N.J. was arrested and transported to headquarters for processing. He was charged and released.

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Montclair Crime: Armed Robbery, Mt. Vernon Residence Ransacked, Stolen Bikes, Slashed Tires

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Armed Robbery, Mt. Vernon Residence Ransacked, Stolen Bikes, Slashed TiresThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest

On 11-05-2014, officers located a suspicious vehicle parked on the shoulder of Harrison Avenue near Llewelyn Road. When patrol vehicles approached, the vehicle pulled away and drove into the rear parking lot of The Heights condominium complex. The operator of this vehicle, Joseph Canas (21yoa from Newark) was found to have open warrants out of Newark totaling $750. He was placed under arrest and held on these warrants.

Robbery

On 11-07-2014 at 1730Hrs, a 30yoa Kearney man reported that he was the victim of an armed robbery in the area of Washington Street and Orange Road. The victim explained that he believed he was meeting a Craigslist seller in order to purchase an Apple Macbook laptop. The victim stated that he arrived on Washington Street, as arranged, remaining seated in his vehicle. The suspect approached his driver side window, pointing a handgun at him. The suspect demanded cash and the victim’s cellular telephone. The victim handed over $350 cash and an Apple iPhone 5. The actor then fled on foot towards Orange Road. The suspect is described as a black male, 6’ in height, thin build, dark skin, wearing a dark blue jump suit. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective D. Rullo at 973-509-4717. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Robbery at Gun Point, Several Burglaries, and Over a Dozen Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 3:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeRobbery at Gun Point, Several Burglaries, and Over a Dozen Arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

11/3/14 – A vacant residence on the 1300 block of Broad Street was burglarized between 5:00 pm and 9:30 pm. A rear door was forced open and determined to be the point of entry. It is unknown what if anything was taken from the residence.

11/04/14 – On the 200 block of Watsessing Avenue a second floor residential burglary was reported that occurred between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:08 pm. Entry to the residence was possibly gained through an unlocked rear door as there were no signs of forced entry.  Proceeds appear to be 2 pairs of Adidas sneakers, a PS4 gaming console and 2 controllers.

11/04/14 – Sometime between 2:00 pm on 11/03/14 and 2:00 pm on 11/04/14 a first floor residence on the 200 block of Spruce Street was burglarized. An open basement window was determined to be the point of entry. A resident who was home the whole time, was busy and unable to answer the door bell or knocks at the door.  Stolen from the residence some tie clips and pins, various watches and a pocket knife.

11/6/2014 – An apartment was burglarized on the 300 block of Hoover Avenue at approximately 12:30 pm. When the resident arrived home they observed a window screen on the ground and called police. Reported stolen from the apartment was $300.00 in cash and some costume jewelry. A witness reported hearing a knock on the door around 12:30 pm and opened the door to a common hallway to investigate. The witness observed a black male tall, about 5’10”, heavy set 270lbs-290 lbs., wearing a yellow construction safety vest and when asked what he was doing the suspect replied that he was checking for hot water.

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Fire at Glen Ridge Arcade Building Last Night, Shuts Down Bloomfield Avenue (Updated)

BY  |  Saturday, Nov 08, 2014 9:13am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Fire at Glen Ridge Arcade Building

Update: There was an electrical fire at Glen Ridge Pharmacy. This morning all the stores were closed pending inspections, but reopened at 11 a.m.

Last night at approximately 8 pm,  a fire occurred in the Glen Ridge Arcade Building at Bloomfield Avenue and Herman Street in Glen Ridge. Bloomfield Avenue was closed off.

Our reporter, Sally Streeter, captured this photo and reports that three fire trucks plus fire chief were present.  EMT personnel stated there were no injuries “that we know of at this time.” The police officer on the scene said he had no information at this time.  

 

Bloomfield Crime: Several Burglaries, Thefts, and Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (3)

crimeSeveral Burglaries, Thefts, and Arrests in this week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio:

BURGLARY

10/30/14 – a residential burglary occurred on the lower block of Watsessing Ave.  The residence was burglarized while occupants were sleeping.  Proceeds were one television.

Between the dates of 10/13/14 and 10/30/14 – a residential burglary occurred on Broad Terrace. Unknown actors made entry through a rear window of the residence. Proceeds are unknown at this time.

10/31/14 – A residential burglary occurred on Austin pl. Victim reports that unknown actors tried pushing in the AC unit of her residence while she was in the shower.  The Bloomfield College security guard viewed a security camera and saw 12 people with hooded sweatshirts and masks in the area.

10/31/14 – A residential burglary occurred on Maolis Ave.  Victim reports he was upstairs taking a shower and left his door unlocked.  When the victim returned to his front porch, he found his Halloween decorations and a radio were stolen.

Between 10/31/14 at 1900 hours and 11/01/14 – A commercial burglary occurred at 225 Belleville Ave. An Unknown number of suspects entered the construction site then broke the locks on 3 storage containers.  The total amount of stolen equipment is unknown at this time.

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