This week in Montclair crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department:
April 13, 2021 (Prospect Terrace): The complainant reported observing an “America First Patriot Front” sticker affixed to the stop sign. An officer responded and removed the sticker.
Theft from Motor Vehicle
April 13, 2021 (Hartley Street): The victim reported that her parked vehicle was entered between 6:30 PM and 7:15 PM. A wallet containing several credit cards was stolen. The victim later received alerts that her cards had been used at the Bloomfield Exxon and for a Paypal purchase.
April 14, 2021 (Oak Place): The complainant reported that a package containing $1700.00 worth of clothing had been stolen from her porch. Tracking information revealed the package was delivered on March 24, 2021.
April 18, 2021 (Orange Road): A 2019 BMW X6 was stolen from the driveway of an Orange
Road residence. The victim reported that he last saw his vehicle at 7:00 PM the previous night.
April 14, 2021: A 2009 Honda CRV that had previously been reported stolen from Montclair on March 25, 2021 was recovered parked and unoccupied by New Jersey State Police in Newark.
April 19, 2021 (Orange Road): The resident reported that she was outside on the balcony of her apartment when she observed three unknown males attempting to gain entry into vehicles parked in the adjacent parking lot. The resident yelled out to the males who immediately fled on foot towards Plymouth Street. They were described as 15 – 17 year old males, one was wearing a dark jacket with hood up, dark jeans, dark shoes. The second was wearing a white sweatshirt with the hood up, light colored pants, and light shoes. The third was wearing a black jacket with a large red or orange stripe in the shoulder area, dark pants, and dark shoes.
April 13, 2021 (Hawthorne Place): A 55-year-old Montclair woman was charged with
Contempt after officers investigating a dispute discovered an outstanding warrant for her arrest.
April 14, 2021 (Claremont Avenue): A 50-year-old Newark woman was charged with Shoplifting from CVS after employees observed her take approximately $97.00 worth of beauty products from the store shelves and leave without paying. She was located several blocks away.
April 16, 2021 (Lincoln Street): A 45-year-old Newark man was placed under arrest
after officers discovered open warrants for his arrest following a motor vehicle stop.
April 16, 2021 (Mount Hebron Road): A 31-year-old Monmouth Junction man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated following a single car motor vehicle accident.