Bloomfield Crime: DUI Arrests, Shoplifting, Vandalism, Burglaries

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Theft

09/19/2016- Khalid Smith age 39 of Newark was arrested at 2:49pm and charged with shoplifting at the Stop & Shop store located at 8 Franklin Street. Mr. Smith was observed walking around in the store and placing items into a brown bag. Police arrived and transported Mr. Smith to headquarters. He was issued a summons and ROR.

09/20/2016- (2) Bicycles were reported stolen from a garage on Floyd Avenue. The bikes are described as blue Tony Hawk limited addition BMX with orange pegs and mag wheels. The bikes were last seen approximately three weeks ago inside the garage.

09/22/2016- Royal King age 23 of Bloomfield NJ was arrested at 9:45am and charged with Shoplifting. Home Depot Loss Prevention Officer observed Mr. King place several sanding disc’s valued at 169.00 in a bag and attempted to leave the store. Bloomfield Police arrived and transported Mr. King to headquarters where he was processed, issued a summons and ROR with a pending court date.

09/23/2016- Octavian Williams age 37 of East Orange was arrested and charged with Theft. Ms. William’s arrest was a result of an ongoing investigation by Home Depot Loss Prevention. Ms. Williams a cashier employed by Home Depot stole money from the register on several different occasions. The incidents occurred in the months of August and September, which totaled $1,766.00 dollars. She was issued a summons and ROR with a pending court date.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief, Juveniles Arrested for Attempting to Steal Bicycles, Harassment

BY  |  Monday, Sep 26, 2016 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9/16/2016 at 7:28 PM
Incident: Possession of Burglar Tools, Hindering & Conspiracy
Description: Office Fuquannah Holley observed two identified juvenile males loitering in the area of the Glen Ridge Train Station. Observing both parties acting suspiciously, Officer Holley began to speak with them. While speaking with the individuals, one party was observed to be concealing a large pair of bolt cutters. It was later determined that both parties provided false pedigree information and were attempting to steal bicycles. The juveniles were arrested and transported to the Glen Ridge Police Department. This matter has been referred to the Essex County Juvenile Court.

Date/Time: 9-18-2016 @ 1:41 AM
Incident: Trespass
Description: Officer Holley reported to an Osborne Street residence. The resident advised observing an unknown person on her property. There was no description of the actor available. Any person with information is asked to contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120
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Montclair PD Investigating a Possible Hit and Run Incident

BY  |  Friday, Sep 23, 2016 12:02pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Possible Hit and Run Incident

On Thursday, September 22 around 5:30 pm, a bicyclist was hit by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Mount Hebron Road and Park Street. This just in from Detective Sergeant James Milano of the Montclair Police Department:

On 09-22-2016 at 5:34 PM the Montclair Police Department responded to the intersection of Mount Hebron Road and Park Street on a reported motor vehicle accident. The accident involved a bicyclist, 59 yoa male from Bloomfield, and a motor vehicle described as a: white or gold SUV, with possible damage to the right side of the vehicle. There is no driver description at this time. It is believed that the bicyclist and the motor vehicle were traveling east on Mount Hebron Road when the accident occurred. At this time the incident is being investigated as a possible hit & run accident. The bicyclist was transported to Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson via ambulance. At the time of this press release the bicyclist’s medical condition is listed as: “Stable.” There is no further information at this time.

 

 

Bloomfield Crime: Stolen Wheelchair, Car Theft, Burglaries, Criminal Mischief, Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 11:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Theft

09/12/2016- A 2007 Ford Van parked behind the owners building on Brookdale Gardens was burglarized overnight. The rear passenger door was discovered pried open and numerous work tools were reported missing.

09/12/2016- A 2012 Ford E250Van parked in the parking lot of 905 Broad Street was burglarized overnight. The vehicle was parked Sunday evening at 6:00pm. The vehicle door lock on the passenger side door was damaged and pried open. The vehicles radio was reported missing from the vehicle.

09/12/2016-A 2011 Ford E150 Van parked on Macy Street was reportedly burglarized during the night. The registered owner discovered the van doors pried open the following morning. The owner reported several tools missing from the vehicle.

09/13/2016- 2 Chevrolet vans parked next to each other in a private parking lot on West Street were burglarized overnight. Several pieces of construction equipment were reported missing from the vehicles. Detective Bureau actively investigating all incidents.
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Glen Ridge PD Holding Community Partnership Meeting, September 29

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The Glen Ridge Police Department will hold a community partnership meeting on September 29 at 7 pm. Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta and the members of the Glen Ridge Police Department invite the community to attend.

Glen Ridge Police Station (photo: Glen Ride Police Facebook page)

Glen Ridge Police Station (photo: Glen Ride Police Facebook page)

The Glen Ridge Police Department will hold a community partnership meeting on September 29 at 7 pm. Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta and the members of the Glen Ridge Police Department invite the community to attend.

This meeting will serve to enhance relations and cultivate partnerships between the police department and the community in an effort to improve the quality of life, safety and security of all citizens. Joining will be the Acting Essex County Prosecutor, Carolyn Murray, Assistant United States Attorney Michael Campion, Chief of the Civil Rights unit for the New Jersey US attorney’s office.

The event will be held in the gymnasium of the Christ Episcopal Church, located at 74 Park Avenue in Glen Ridge.

The Glen Ridge Police Department has also unveiled its Official Facebook page, additional information can be found there.

 
 

Montclair Crime: Several Arrests, Thefts, Burglary

BY  |  Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 1:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Sgt. James Milano, Montclair Police Department:

Arrests:

09-14-2016 (Amelia St) A report of a suspicious individual led to the arrest of Carlton Brown, 29 yoa from Montclair. Mr. Brown was charged with the following criminal offenses: Criminal Trespass, possession of marijuana, under influence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.

09-16-2016 (Whole Foods Market) Officers investigating an incident of shoplifting resulted in the arrest of Harry McDevitt, 60 yoa from Montclair, for shoplifting $160 worth of merchandise.

09-16-2016 (Pine St) Saif Bembry, 34 yoa from Montclair, was arrested for disorderly conduct. Mr. Bembry was also found to have a no bail warrant out of Essex County Sheriff’s Office.
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Glen Ridge Crime: Fraud, Credit Card Theft, Packages Stolen

BY  |  Monday, Sep 19, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9-15-2016 @ 4:30 PM
Incident: Fraud
Description: Officer Wilk responded to Midland Avenue where he met with the caller who reported that an unidentified party had opened up several bank accounts in his name. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.

Date/Time: 9-13-2016 @ 3:56 PM
Incident: Theft
Description: Officer Matthew Perigo responded to Douglas Road where he met with the victim who reported that several packages were not delivered to the residence on Sept. 3rd, 2016. The shipping company reported that the items were delivered on September 3rd, 2016. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.
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Bloomfield Crime: Theft, Burglaries, Stolen Cars, Arrests

BY  |  Friday, Sep 16, 2016 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Theft

09/05/2016- A 17 year old male from Perth Amboy NJ was arrested at 1:38am and charged with Theft. Police responded to the area of Summit Ave on a suspicious group walking toward Hoover Ave. The group was located and further investigation by PO Matthew Rubbinaccio and PO Ana Ruiz led to the discovery of a pair of sunglasses and a cell phone power cord. The items were stolen from a parked vehicle left unlocked on Summit Ave. The juvenile admitted to the theft and was taken into custody. He was later released to a guardian. Continue Reading

Montclair Crime: Armed Robbery at Chase Bank Parking Lot, Theft, and Arrest

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 12:49pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryOn September 12, a parking attendant in the lot of Chase Bank, 19 North Fullerton Avenue, was the victim of an armed robbery:

On 09-12-2016 at approximately 1530hrs, the parking attendant in the lot of Chase Bank, 19 North Fullerton Avenue, was the victim of an armed robbery. The attendant was inside the ticket booth when a black, newer model, 4 door, Mercedes, with tinted windows, and a temporary tag pulled into the lot. A male suspect, wearing a black ski mask, exited this vehicle, brandishing a silver handgun. This suspect pushed the attendant back inside the booth, demanding money. The suspect then took a wallet and cash from the victim’s pockets. He then took an unknown amount of cash from the booth register. The suspect then returned to the waiting vehicle, fleeing southbound on North Fullerton Avenue. There were no injuries reported in this incident.

More in this week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:
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Glen Ridge Crime: Burglary, False Report Arrest, Harassment

BY  |  Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 8:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe latest crime in Glen Ridge from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 9-7-2016 @ 3:38 PM
Incident: Harassment
Description: Officer Nicholas Salerno responded to police headquarters where he met with the victim who reported an ongoing harassment. The victim stated that she has been harassed by a known party. The victim identified the party as an ex-coworker and advised that she has seen her while in town which is when the harassment occurs. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to contact D/Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115.
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