Montclair Crime: Suspicious Incident on Inwood Avenue; Theft of $10,000 From Case

The week in Montclair crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department:

Suspicious Incident
August 3, 2021 (Inwood Avenue): The resident reported that his juvenile daughter and her friend observed an unknown male peering through one of the first-floor windows of the home. She reported that the male looked “distressed” while looking in. She stated that after looking into the window the male walked over to the side door and yelled “Help! Let me in!” before running off. The male was described as a short middle-aged white male, slim build, with long light- colored hair and a yellow shirt.

Theft

August 3, 2021 (Lackawanna Plaza): The victim reported that his 2021 Honda Civic was stolen from in front of Popeye’s. He reported the vehicle was left running as he ran inside to retrieve a Door Dash order.

August 5, 2021 (Montclair Avenue): The resident reported that his 2020 Audi A7 was stolen from the driveway during the overnight hours.

August 7, 2021 (Overlook Road): The complainant stated that his 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from his driveway overnight. He believes he may have mistakenly left a spare set of keys inside the vehicle.

August 7, 2021 (Midland Avenue): The resident reported an unknown person stole his Schwinn Mountain Bike from his front porch. The bike was locked to a railing at the time. Surveillance footage showed a tall black male with a burgundy shirt, black short pants with white stripe on the side and orange sneakers, walk up to the front door of the residence and ring the doorbell. The suspect immediately ran down and stole the bicycle. It was valued at approximately $250.00.

August 8, 2021 (Porter Place): The victim reported that a 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander was stolen from his driveway overnight. He believes he mistakenly left they keys inside of the car.

August 8, 2021 (Orange Road): The resident reported that his Cannondale CAAD 10 bicycle was stolen from his rear porch. The bicycle was valued at $750.00.

August 9, 2021 (Valley Road): The victim reported that she parked her vehicle in the Upper Montclair Parking Plaza and had $10,000 in a black case which she was intending to deposit at Chase Bank. When she arrived at the bank, she realized she did not have the case with her. She returned to her vehicle and discovered the case was on the ground and the money was missing.

August 9, 2021 (Bellevue Avenue): The victim reported that his white “Super 73” electric bike with a black seat and with fat tires was stolen from outside of a business. The bicycle is valued at $1800.00.

Arrests

August 3, 2021 (Orange Road): A 41 year old Glen Ridge man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident.

August 5, 2021 (Maple Avenue): A 27 year old Montclair man was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Bloomfield.

August 7, 2021 (Bloomfield Avenue): A 31 year old Montclair man was arrested on an open warrant out of Burlington County. He was additionally charged with Resisting Arrest.

August 7, 2021 (Bloomfield Avenue): A 56 year old Montclair woman was charged with Obstruction of Justice.

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