The week in crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:
Due to recent incidents of burglary and package theft, residents in affected areas are asked to review any video surveillance footage they may have of their property. Any information or suspicious activity observed should be forwarded via email to [email protected] or by calling 973-744-1234.
12-08-2017 (Walnut Street) A 52-year-old Montclair woman was approached in the driveway of her home and physically assaulted by an unidentified male. The male struck her numerous times in the head and then fled the area. This actor is believed to be operating a dark colored jeep Liberty. The victim was treated for lacerations to the head and a broken nose.
12-05-2017 (Glenwood Road) Burglary to a private residence. A wristwatch was taken from a kitchen counter during this incident.
12-06-2017 (Southern Terrace) An unlocked vehicle was rummaged through, but nothing reported taken.
12-07-2017 (Grove Street) Burglary to an unlocked home which is currently under renovation. Numerous power tools were taken in this incident.
12-07-2017 (Bradford Avenue) Theft of loose change from an unlocked motor vehicle.
12-07-2017 (Willowdale Avenue) Theft of delivered packages from the front porch of a residence. These packages contained books.
12-08-2017 (Park Street) Burglary to an unlocked residence. Three wallets were taken from a kitchen counter on this incident.
12-09-2017 (Highland Avenue) Burglary from an unlocked garage. A bicycle was taken in this incident.
12-09-2017 (Greenview Way) An unlocked vehicle was rummaged through, but nothing taken.
12-09-2017 (Hollywood Avenue) Theft of holiday decorations from the front yard of a residence.
12-06-2017 (Glenridge Avenue) A 38-year-old Montclair man was arrested and charged with Disorderly persons for being intoxicated in the street and refusing to comply with officers.
12-06-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) A 27-year-old Montclair man was arrested on an open warrant for Eluding Police following an incident which occurred on 12-03-2017. He was also held on open warrants out of Orange and Newark totaling $919.
12-07-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) A 25-year-old Orange man was arrested and charged with Failure to Turn over CDS to police after being found in possession of CDS.
12-07-2017 (Woodland Avenue) A 38-year-old East Orange woman was arrested and charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident following a motor vehicle collision. No injuries were reported.
12-09-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) A 27-year-old Montclair man was arrested and charged with DWI.
12-09-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) A 19-year-old Englewood man was arrested and charged with Disorderly Persons for being intoxicated in the street and refusing to comply with officers.