Montclair Crime: Suspicious Incident on The Fairway

The week in Montclair crime from Captain Scott Buehler, Montclair Police Department:

Suspicious Incident

September 12, 2019 (The Fairway): A 26 year old female resident reports she was walking on the Fairway when a black SUV pulled up to her and the driver mumbled something in an attempt to get her attention. The driver then repeatedly offered the woman money in exchange for sex. The male drove off when the complainant motioned she was going to take his photograph with her cell phone. The suspect is described as a white male with fair skin, black hair, long curly sideburns, in his late 30s to early 40s. He was last seen wearing a yarmulke and operating a vehicle with possible New York license plates.

Stolen Motor Vehicles

September 11, 2019 (Claremont Avenue): Complainant reports that a 2019 Ford Edge was stolen from the side of her residence. The vehicle was later recovered in the area of 15th Avenue in Newark. A possible suspect is described only as a male last seen wearing gray sweatpants as well as a blue-colored hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head.

September 11, 2019 (Union Street): Complainant reports that his 2004 Suzuki GSX Hayabusa motorcycle was stolen from Union Street sometime between the night of September 10th and the evening of September 11th.


Sptember 10, 2019 (Washington Avenue): Resident of an apartment building reports that a package containing over $230 in clothing was stolen from the hallway.

September 13, 2019 (Bloomfield Avenue): An employee at Ani Ramen reported that an iPod Touch, valued at $110, was stolen from a countertop.

September 15, 2019 (Hawthorne Place): Complainant reports that her Kia Optima was rummaged through and a flight bag containing a credit card swipe machine was stolen.

September 15, 2019 (Valley Road): Complainant reports that sometime over the previous two weeks, a “Giant” men’s road bicycle, valued at $400, was stolen from his backyard.


September 13, 2019 (North Willow Street): An employee reports that someone attempted to gain access to the parking attendant stand sometime between the evening of the 12th and the morning of the 13th. Two windows to the stand were damaged and damage to the door was consistent with someone attempting to pry their way in.

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