Jamal Liggins, a 38-year-old Montclair man, was arrested and charged with Defiant Trespass, Criminal Restraint, Simple Assault, and Terroristic Threats on Tuesday, July 3. During this incident, Mr. Liggins locked the staff inside the store, verbally threatened them, and then physically assaulted one of the employees.
More Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police:
07-04-2018 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. David Sims, 50yoa from Hackensack, was arrested on open warrants totaling $1507. He was also charged with Hindering for providing a false name to Officers on scene.
07-04-2018 (Afterglow Way) Four vehicles were rummaged through, but nothing reported taken.
07-04-2018 (Lorraine Avenue) Burglary to a residence. Cash was taken from a wallet in a rear room of the home.
07-05-2018 (High Street) Theft of a bicycle which had been secured with a combination lock. The lock in question was cut off the bicycle during the theft.
07-06-2018 (Monroe Place) Theft of two bicycles from the rear porch of a residence.
07-06-2018 (Park Street) Attempted burglary to an apartment. Two window screens were damaged but access was not gained to the home.
07-07-2018 (North Willow Street) Theft of a bicycle from an apartment building common storage area.