Montclair Crime: Theft From Unlocked Vehicle, Stolen Mountain Bikes, Arrests

The week in Montclair crime from Captain Scott Buehler, Detective Bureau Commander:

May 8, 2020 (Princeton Place): Police responded on a report of an attempted theft from a motor vehicle at approximately 8:00 AM. The complainant reports that he was inside his residence when he observed two males approach his wife’s vehicle. The complainant chased the males away after observing one of them open the driver’s side door to the vehicle. The suspects were last seen fleeing south on Princeton Place and then east on Godfrey Road in a silver BMW.

May 8, 2020 (Edgemont Road: The complainant reports that an undetermined amount of money was stolen from her motor vehicle.

May 9, 2020 (Undercliff Road): The complainant reports that his motor vehicle was stolen from his driveway. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the key fob inside prior to the theft.

May 7, 2020 (New Street): Police responded on a report of a burglary to a basement. The complainant reports that two mountain bikes, valued at a total of $1,000, were stolen from the residence.

May 6, 2020 (Bloomfield Avenue): A 38-year-old Fairfield man was taken into custody for outstanding warrants issued by Montclair, North Caldwell, and Roseland.

May 9, 2020 (Maple Avenue): A 35-year-old Montclair man was charged with possession of marijuana.

May 9, 2020 (Mid Park Lane): A seventeen-year old female Montclair resident was charged with possession of marijuana.

May 9, 2020 (Bellevue Avenue): A 46-year-old Passaic man was charged with driving while intoxicated.

May 11, 2020 (Valley Road): A 24-year-old Mount Arlington man was charged with shoplifting merchandise from CVS.

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