Montclair Crime: Burglary, Theft and Arrests

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Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:


12-20-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Nelson Carroll, 19yoa from Bloomfield, was arrested and charged with Possession of CDS, as a result of a motor vehicle stop.

12-22-2016 (North Fullerton Avenue) Mr. Michael Johnson, 35yoa from East Orange, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Weapon. Mr. Johnson was reported to have been acting suspiciously in the area. He was found by police to be in possession of kitchen knives.

12-22-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Derek Hyppolite, 32yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Possession of CDS, as a result of a motor vehicle stop.

12-26-2016 (Whole Foods, Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Russell Ely, 25yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Shoplifting numerous personal hygiene items.


12-21-2016 (Monroe Place) Burglary to an apartment. Access was gained through a rear door. A laptop and headphones were taken in this incident.

12-23-2016 (Maple Avenue) Theft of Christmas decorations from in front of a commercial establishment.

12-23-2016 (Walnut Street) A resident reported observing a male walking into their second floor apartment. When confronted, the male claimed to be from FedEx, and quickly fled the scene. This suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9″ to 5’11”, approximately 30 years of age, 170 to 185 pounds, with a goatee, wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt.

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