Montclair Crime: Front Door of Just Kidding Around Smashed In, Several Thefts, and Arrest

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:


12-25-2015 (Elmwood Avenue) Officers responded to a physical disturbance in the street. Ms. Lena Haley (25yoa from Montclair), Mr. Richard Chinn (26yoa from Montclair) and Ms. Asia Best (25yoa from East Orange) were arrested. Ms. Haley was charged with disorderly conduct. Mr. Chinn was charged with Aggravated Assault on Police Officers and Obstruction. Ms. Best was charged with Aggravated Assault on Police Officers, Terroristic Threats, and Obstruction


12-21-2015 (Watching Avenue) Theft of two delivered packages from a front porch.

12-22-2015 (Highland Avenue) Theft of a Honda CRV from a residential driveway. This vehicle was recovered hours later in the City of Newark.

12-22-2015 (Mission Street) Theft of a wallet from an unlocked vehicle, which was parked in the street.

12-27-2015 (Orange Road) Theft of a snow blower from the rear yard of a residence.

12-23-2015 (Ward Place) Burglary to a residence. Two laptop computers were taken in this incident. Entry was gained by smashing a front door windowpane.

12-21-2015 (Urban Outfitters, S. Park Street) Two suspects attempted to tender numerous fraudulent $100 bills. The store rejected the bills and the suspects fled on foot. Suspects were described as Hispanic females in their mid 20’s.

12-27-2015 (Just Kidding Around, Bloomfield Avenue) Unknown person(s) smashed the front entry way glass door. Access was not gained to the structure.


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