Montclair Crime: Theft, Burglary, Indecent Exposure, and Carjacking

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 11:30am  |  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:

08-24-2015 (Park Street) Mr. David Blakely, 25yoa from Montclair, was placed under arrest for being intoxicated and disorderly in public.

Theft:

08-20-2015 (Lloyd Road) A Mazda CX-7, parked in the street, was stolen.

08-21-2015 (Franklin Avenue) A bicycle was stolen from the rear yard of a residence.

Burglary:

08-22-2015 (Walnut Street) Burglary to an apartment. Jewelry and loose change were taken.

Carjacking:

On 08-24-2015 at 1340Hrs a black BMW 650i was carjacked in the area of Prospect Avenue, north of Claremont Avenue. The victim was walking to his vehicle when approached by a subject who was gesturing that he had a weapon in his waistband. The suspect then demanded the keys to the victim’s vehicle. This suspect took the victims vehicle and fled southbound. It appears that this suspect had exited a silver Mercedes, which was also observed fleeing the scene. This Mercedes struck a street sign on Harrison Avenue, flattening and tire and becoming disabled. This vehicle was recovered, unoccupied, in the south end of Montclair and was discovered to have been stolen out of Saddlebrook. The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” in height, approximately 25-35yoa, with a slim build. No injuries were reported in this incident.

Miscellaneous:

08-18-2015 (Nishuane School) A small fire near the dumpsters at the rear of the school. The small fire was extinguished by school staff. No damage was reported. The fire was discovered at 1600Hrs.

08-20-2015 (Valley Road) Two vehicles were vandalized in the rear lot of an apartment building. Both vehicles had their side window smashed. Nothing was taken in these incidents.

08-23-2015 (Pine Street) A male was observed exposing himself standing in the parking lot of an apartment building. The suspect is described as a white male, 5’8” tall, approximately 40yoa, wearing khaki shorts and a black shirt.

 

Montclair PD Searching For Carjacking Suspect

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 3:05pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Lock Up Your Bikes!The Montclair Police Department is searching for a suspect in a carjacking that occurred on Monday, August 24 at approximately 1:40 pm:

On 08-24-2015 at 1340Hrs a black BMW 650i was carjacked in the area of Prospect Avenue, north of Claremont Avenue. The victim was walking to his vehicle when approached by a subject who was gesturing that he had a weapon in his waistband. The suspect then demanded the keys to the victim’s vehicle. This suspect took the victims vehicle and fled southbound. It appears that this suspect had exited a silver Mercedes, which was also observed fleeing the scene. This Mercedes struck a street sign on Harrison Avenue, flattening and tire and becoming disabled. This vehicle was recovered, unoccupied, in the south end of Montclair and was discovered to have been stolen out of Saddlebrook.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” in height, approximately 25-35yoa, with a slim build. No injuries were reported in this incident.

 

 

 

Bloomfield Crime: Aggravated Assault & Robbery, Stolen Packages, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Aggravated Assault / Robbery

On August 14, 2015 a 40 year old Bloomfield woman was assaulted and robbed at 9:00 pm, on N. 15th Street. The victim told investigators that she was walking on N. 15th Street when two suspects approached her in a dark colored vehicle and began flirting. The suspects exited the vehicle and began assaulting the victim but were scared off when an uninvolved vehicle passed by the scene. The suspects stole the victim’s pocketbook which was valued at approximately $200.00 and contained another $500.00 dollars in property. The victim was treated at a local medical facility for what was described as facial injuries, including a broken nose. The suspects were described by the victim as being two black males.  Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-680-4084.

Theft

8/17/2015 – A resident of Birch Street reported to police that a package delivered by U.S. Postal Service on August 5th to his home, was never received. Delivery records indicate the package was signed for but not by the victim or his wife. The contents of the stolen package were valued at $3,500.00.

8/17/2015 – A resident of Park Street reported to police that a package delivered to his building, was never received. A security video is being reviewed for possible evidence that may lead to the identity of a suspect. The contents of the stolen package were valued at $157.58.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Attempted Burglary, Theft, and Arrest

BY  |  Monday, Aug 24, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 8/14/2015 @ 8:06 PM

Incident: Defiant Trespass

Description: Officers were dispatched to Clark St. on a report of a defiant trespass. The complainant reported that a black male in his 50’s with a beard, wearing a green and gray shirt was asking to do landscaping work. The man was told no services were need and to leave the property.

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Bloomfield Crime: Robbery, Theft, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Friday, Aug 21, 2015 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Robbery

On August 14, 2015, a 54 year old Bloomfield resident was robbed of her purse, as she walked on Beardsley Avenue, between N. 16th Street and N. 17th Street. The victim reported to investigators that she was walking home at approximately 8:15 pm, when an older model Buick pulled alongside her. The passenger, jumped out and pulled her pocketbook off her shoulder, knocking her to the ground. The suspect returned to the vehicle, which fled the area. The victim was not injured and described her attacker as being a white or light skin Hispanic male, approximately 5’10, wearing a blue polo shirt and white baseball cap. The suspect vehicle was described as being an older model Buick, 4-door, blue. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to please contact the Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-680-4084.

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Montclair Crime: Theft of UPS Packages, Bikes, and Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 11:30am  |  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:

08-11-2015 (Pine Street) Ms. Neta Pringley, 47yoa from Montclair, was arrested for an open No-Bail warrant out of the Essex County Sheriffs Office.

08-11-2015 (Walnut Street Train Station) Three juveniles were arrested for entering unlocked vehicles in the area.

08-12-2015 (Laurel Place) Mr. Marc Valentine, 46yoa from Montclair, was arrested on open warrants out of Montclair, Glen Ridge, and East Orange.

08-14-2015 (Greenwood Avenue) Mr. Arthur Bailey, 44yoa from Montclair, was arrested on an open warrant out of Montclair.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Crackdown Begins Friday

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (7)

Drive Sober or Get Pulled OverLocal Police Departments are cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2015 Labor Day Statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

Beginning August 21 and running through September 7, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated.

“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 and public education tools, including posters, banners and mobile video display signs. Launched across the U.S. in 1999, the program works to combat drunk driving during the busy summer travel season, including the Labor Day holiday period.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Bicycle Theft and Arrests

BY  |  Monday, Aug 17, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:

Date/Time: 8/8/2015 @ 11:42 AM

Incident: Burglary/Theft

Description: Officers were dispatched to Alden Rd. on a report of a burglary. The victim reported that sometime during the night unknown suspect(s) entered their garage and removed two bicycles. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Det. Michael Medico @ 973-748-5400 X120.

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Bloomfield Crime: Armed Robbery, Bike Theft, and Many Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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

Robbery

On August 8, 2015 a 38 year old woman from Piscataway and her 18 year old daughter were leaving a party on Orchard Street, when a male suspect driving in a black 4 door BMW, drove up and attempted to rob the women at gun point. The older female reported that at approximately 7:27 pm, she was getting into her vehicle when the suspect pulled up, pointed what looked like a black, machine gun type weapon and demanded her purse. The victim ran and the suspect drove away. No one was injured and the two victims were able to describe the suspect to investigators as being a black male, wearing a gray baseball type hat. The crime is currently being actively investigated by The Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau and if anyone has information regarding the incident they are asked to please call 973-680-4084.

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Montclair Crime: Car Windows Broken in Thefts and Several Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 12:00pm  |  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:

08-04-2015 (Pine Street) Mr. Timere Payne, 18yoa from Montclair, was arrested on open warrants out of Montclair.

08-04-2015 (Wheeler Street) Mr. Isaiah Boatwright, 25yoa from Montclair, was arrested on an open warrant out of Montclair.

08-05-2015 (Maple Avenue) Mr. Gregory Purnell, 29yoa from Newark, was arrested for stealing items from vehicles in the area.

08-05-2015 (South Fullerton Avenue) Mr. Willie Brown, 56yoa from Maryland, was arrested for open burglary warrants out of Montclair.

08-06-2015 (Grove Street) Mr. Marcos Garson, 56yoa from Pennsylvania, was arrested on an open warrant out of Secaucus.

08-09-2015 (Prospect Terrace) Mr. James Aguiar, 23yoa from Montclair, was arrested for breaking into motor vehicles.

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Thank you for this story!!! I must admit I was never a fan of this wall and always wondered about it when I drove by. Now that I know the story behind it, I think I will admire it when I drive by. I am sorry for Dr. Bloom's loss and hope that his work on the wall will continue to provide him some measure of solace.

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