Bloomfield Police Department Crime Report for the week of 08-26-2013, provided by Sgt. Anthony J Servedio:
08-22-2013 – On 1st Ave. between midnight and 6:00 am a business was broken into through the front door and $65.00 cash was stolen.
08-23-2013 – On Elmwood Ave. at 9:06 pm a homeowner observed a suspect attempting to break into the rear door of her residence. The victim screamed, causing the suspect to flee the area.
08-24-2013 – On the 100 block of Weaver Ave. a victim reported that an unknown suspect entered through an unlocked window and stole a box of costume jewelry.
BURGLARY INTO AUTO
8-21-2013 – On Lackawanna Plaza a victim reported that an unknown person broke into her vehicle and stole cash and a Garmin GPS.
ATTEMPT THEFT AUTO
08-19-2013 42 Llewelyn Ave. 2001 Audi. Ignition damage.
08-22-2013 – On Hinrich Pl. a 2003 Acura MDX had a tire stolen.
08-23-2013 – In a business on the 100 block of Bloomfield Ave. a victim reported that he placed his wallet on the counter while paying his bill. He left the store forgetting about the wallet and when he returned to the store to retrieve his wallet the victim discovered that it had been stolen. A heavy set white male was observed leaving the store with the wallet on video surveillance.
On August 21, 2013 three East Orange juveniles were robbed on MacArthur Ave. at 4:01 pm by two Hispanic males. The victims reported that the 2 suspects passed them as they were walking on MacArthur Ave. and the suspects called something out to them, but they didn’t hear what was said. One of the suspects unzipped his jacket revealing what the victims believed was the handle of a black handgun and told the victims to “give me everything that you all got”. The victims complied, giving the suspects a white I-Phone, a black Metro PCS phone and an undetermined amount of cash. The suspects fled on foot towards Watsessing Ave.
The suspects were described by the victims as follows:
1- The suspect with the gun was a Hispanic male, light skinned, 6’ tall, approximately 24 years of age with a “Jawbone Beard” and hair that was tight on the sides and bushy on top. He was wearing a navy blue jacket (no hood), white tank top and faded blue cargo shorts. He was also described as having a deep voice with no accent.
2- The second suspect was a Hispanic male, 5’4” tall, muscular build and wearing a blue Yankee’s cap, black tee shirt with white skulls on the front and blue basketball shorts with white stripes on each side.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau, Detective Lou Vitiello at 973-680-4089.
08-24-2013 – On the 400 block of Abington Ave. a victim reported that his vehicle was spray painted blue by an unknown suspect or suspects.