Montclair Crime: Shots Fired At Cuban Pete’s, No Injuries Reported

Montclair, NJ – At 12:04 AM Monday, officers were dispatched to 428 Bloomfield Avenue on a report of shots fired. Preliminary investigation reveals that a verbal altercation occurred inside of Cuban Pete’s which ultimately made its way outside and became physical. Four males were reportedly involved in the physical dispute. At one point during the fight, one male brandished a handgun and fired three rounds. Nobody was hit by the gunfire and there were no injuries reported. Three Ruger 9mm shell casings were recovered from the scene. The shooter was last seen fleeing on a motorcycle eastbound on Bloomfield Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jamar Jones at (973) 509-4705.

Theft

September 23, 2021 (Hillside Avenue): The resident reported that upon entering her vehicle she discovered it had been entered and rummaged through. A wallet and a canvas bag valued at
$275 were reported missing.

September 23, 2021 (Plymouth Street): The resident reported that he received an alert from his bank advising him that his debit card was being used at a Boost Mobile store and a Dunkin Donuts in Orange, NJ. He then went to his parked vehicle outside and discovered that the car had been entered and his wallet was missing.

September 27, 2021 (Valley Road): The complainant reported that his vehicle was entered while he was shopping at Acme supermarket. When he returned to his vehicle, he discovered the following items missing: One pair of black and brown Tom Ford Sunglasses valued at $200, one Amazon package containing a yellow commercial power strip/extension cord valued at $50, one commercial blender lid valued at $100 and $100 in cash.

September 27, 2021 (Bloomfield Avenue): The resident reported that a package that had been delivered to her residence was stolen from her porch. It reportedly contained a dress.

Burglary

September 25, 2021 (Park Street): The complainant reported that two bicycles were stolen from the common basement area of his apartment building. The bikes were described as a red Huffy valued at $180.00 and blue and green accents road bike valued at $300.00

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