The week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department
05-24-2019 (Walnut Street Station) Patrol officers arrested a 15yoa Bloomfield male who had just cut a chain lock and was in the process of fleeing the area on the stolen bicycle.
05-24-2019 (Draper Terrace) Unknown persons entered the Immaculate Conception High School field house, damaging pieces of sports equipment and spraying graffiti on walls. Later that date, patrol officers located three Montclair juveniles inside the structure committing more acts of vandalism. They were arrested and charged with Burglary and Criminal Mischief.
05-21-2019 (Pedal Montclair, Midland Avenue) Theft of a demo bicycle from the front driveway.
05-23-2019 (Kung Fu Tea, Bloomfield Avenue) Theft of an unattended purse from inside the establishment.
05-25-2019 (Café Giotto, Church Street) Theft of a pocketbook from the back of a chair in the outside dining area of the restaurant.