Montclair Crime: Multiple Thefts From Unlocked Vehicles


The week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:


01-11-2018 (Bloomfield Avenue) A 21-year-old man from Newark was arrested and charged with Hindering for providing a false name to police. He was also found to have an open warrant out of Elizabeth for $250.


01-09-2018 (Valley Road) An unlocked vehicle was entered and a purse stolen.

01-10-2018 (N. Willow Street) Theft from an unlocked vehicle. A purse was taken in this incident.

01-11-2018 (N. Willow Street) A unlocked vehicle was entered and loose change taken.

01-11-2018 (S. Fullerton Avenue) A male approached a 25yoa Newark Woman and asked to use her cellular telephone. The male pretended to make a call, then fled the area on foot, with the cellular phone. The male is described as an Hispanic male in his late 20’s wearing a denim jacket.

01-11-2018 (Summit Avenue) Burglary to a residence. A purse was taken from the kitchen area.

01-11-2018 (Elm Street) Theft of delivered packages containing small electronics.

01-11-2018 (Glenridge Avenue) Theft of a 2002 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan which had been left parked on the street.

01-12-2018 (Cloverhill Place) Theft from an unlocked motor vehicle. Loose change was taken in this incident.

01-12-2018 (Glenridge Avenue) Theft of a laptop computer from an unlocked motor vehicle.

01-13-2018 (Depot Square) Theft of loose change from an unlocked motor vehicle.

01-14-2018 (Bloomfield Avenue) Theft of a 2018 Mazda CX-9 SUV. This vehicle had been left running on Bloomfield Avenue.

01-15-2018 (Willowdale Avenue) Theft of a wristwatch and cash from an unlocked motor vehicle.

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