Montclair Crime: Burglary At Roberto’s Pizza; Bikes Stolen; Vandalism in Erwin Park

The week in Montclair crime from Captain Scott Buehler, Montclair Police Dept.

October 2, 2019 (Bloomfield Avenue): The complainant states that sometime between 10:00 PM om October 1st and approximately 10:25 AM, someone entered Roberto’s Pizza and stole approximately $150 in miscellaneous food items and
$100 in change.

October 4, 2019 (Godfrey Road): The complainant states that $800 was stolen from the front foyer to the residence.

October 5, 2019 (Claremont Avenue): The complainant reports that a red Schwinn Homegrown hard-tail mountain bike, valued at $1400, was stolen from a storage unit in her apartment building.

October 2, 2019 (Elm Street): The complainant states that on September 30th, a package containing shoes valued at approximately $45 was stolen from outside her residence.

October 2, 2019 (William Street): Complainant states that a package containing $500 in clothing was stolen from her porch at approximately 3:00 PM. The suspect is described as a black or Hispanic male, approximately 5’7”, medium build, approximately 55 years old, last seen wearing an orange t-shirt, an orange baseball cap, and blue denim jeans.

October 5, 2019 (Watchung Avenue/ Watchung Plaza): Complainant reports that between 6:50 AM and 7:58 PM, her bicycle, which had been chained and locked had been stolen. The bicycle is described as a light-gray “Specialized Hard Rock” men’s adult mountain bike, valued at $500.

October 7, 2019 (Valley Road): The complainant reports that his bicycle, a charcoal-colored Giant Escape 3S mountain bike, valued at approximately $385, had been stolen from the area of his property’s garage on October 2, 2019 at approximately 1:00 PM. The suspect is described as a black or Hispanic male, 5’6”-5’7”, 150-160 lbs., and last seen wearing gray sweatpants and an orange t- shirt with white lettering.

October 7, 2019 (Woodland Avenue/ Willowdale Avenue): The complainant reports that a rock was thrown through the window of her Toyota Rav4, with her purse stolen from the front seat.


October 5, 2019 (Glenridge Avenue): the complainant reports that a black 2018 Honda Civic was damaged with a key sometime over the last several weeks.

October 6, 2019 (Erwin Park Road): the complainant reported the discovery of an anarchy symbol written in red and blue spray paint on the east side of the Erwin Park Road creek bridge.


October 1, 2019 (Glenridge Avenue/ Baldwin Street): A 66-year-old Bloomfield woman was charged with driving while intoxicated.

October 2, 2019 (Upper Mountain Avenue): A 39-year-old Little Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated.

October 7, 2019 (Midland Avenue): A 52-year-old Elizabeth man was charged with two counts of theft, possession of burglary tools, and resisting arrest after a brief pursuit that concluded on Park Street. It was reported that the man stole two bicycles after cutting their locks. He was found to be in possession of a bag containing bolt cutters.

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