Montclair Crime: Multiple Motor Vehicle Burglaries

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

Motor Vehicle Crime

August 3, 2022 (Harrison Avenue): A 2020 Nissan Rouge was stolen from the driveway of the residence. It was recovered abandoned in Irvington on August 6, 2022.

August 4, 2022 (Fairview Place / Windemere Road): Multiple motor vehicle burglaries were reported in the area of Fairview Place and Windemere Road in the early morning hours of August 4, 2022. Surveillance video retrieved from the area shows the same suspects entering several vehicles and operating a dark SUV.

Fairview Place:
1. Honda CRV entered.
Jeep Cherokee were entered.
Honda Odyssey was stolen.

Windemere Road:
1. Jeep Wrangler entered.
Jeep Cherokee entered.
Volvo entered.

Glenridge Avenue:
1. Catalytic Converter stolen off of a 2004 Honda Civic.

Christopher Street:
1. Honda CRV entered.

August 7, 2022 (Highland Avenue): A 2018 Audi Q7 was stolen from a driveway on Highland Avenue. It was recovered abandoned in Newark on August 8, 2022.

August 8, 2022 (Edgewood Wood): A 2017 Audi Q7 was stolen from the driveway of a residence on Edgewood Road.

Burglary

August 8, 2022 (Bellevue Avenue): Patrol was dispatched to an activated burglar alarm at Bow Tie Cinemas (260 Bellevue Avenue). A second-floor door leading to the projector room appeared to have been forced open. The owner arrived and a walk through was conducted. No new damage or missing items were located.

Arrests

August 2, 2022 (Elmwood Road): A 21-year-old male from Montclair was arrested on open Assault warrants from Montclair following a dispute.

August 3, 2022 (Warren Place): A Warren Place resident reported observing three unknown males walking up his driveway and entering his parked vehicle. Officers located all three males in the area. A second resident approached police on scene and stated the same suspects had entered his vehicle. All three males, juveniles from Newark, were charged with Burglary and Defiant Trespass. They were released to the custody of their parents.

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