Montclair Crime: Disorderly Conduct, Burglary, Warrant Arrests

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The week in crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

04-12-2017 (South Mountain Avenue) Mr. Joseph Foster, 28yoa from Union was arrested and charged with Obstruction and Hindering for providing a false identity to police.

04-13-2017 (Marston Place) Mr. Michael Emanuel, 23yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with burglary for entering two unlocked vehicles in the area.

04-13-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Kim Chung, 29yoa from Clifton was arrested and charged with DWI following a motor vehicle accident. There were no reported injuries.

04-14-2017 (Pine Street) Officers were called to a disturbance in the street. Ms. Fatimah Leftwich, 36yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, and Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer. Ms. Leftwich punched an officer in the face and tore their uniform during her arrest. Mr. Lander Ceaser, 35yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct.

04-15-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Martin Garcias-Bautista, 34yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI following a motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

04-15-2017 (Church Street) Mr. Darren Allen, 36yoa from Newark, was arrested on open warrants totaling $1,350.


Burglary/Theft:

04-11-2017 (Orange Road) A Hyundai Sonata, reported stolen hours earlier in town, was recovered parked and unoccupied in the area of the South End Stores.

04-15-2017 (Claremont Avenue) Theft from a motor vehicle. A wallet was taken in this incident. A side window was smashed to gain access to this vehicle.

04-16-2017 (North Mountain Avenue) Theft of a purse and cellular telephone from a motor vehicle. There was no sign of forced entry in this incident.

04-17-2017 (South Fullerton Avenue) Theft of a purse from a motor vehicle. A side window was smashed in order to gain entry.

Bloomfield Police Looking For Third Suspect in Robbery at Wendy’s

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 1:41pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Bloomfield Police have arrested Ahmari Gilmore, 21, and Bobby Reed, 23, both of Newark, on charges of robbery and conspiracy, but they continue to look for a third suspect, shown in this photo taken by a witness.

Police were dispatched at 4:13pm on April 17 on a reported robbery occurring in the parking lot of Wendy’s located on Bloomfield Avenue. Witnesses observed 3 males attack the victim. The victim was punched and kicked while on the ground. The victim a 41 year old male was robbed of his Nike sneakers valued at $500.00 dollars. Several witnesses were able to provide descriptions of the suspects. Officers responding located two suspects walking in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Watsessing Avenue. The two males were found to be in possession of one of the victim’s sneaker and a hat.

The third suspect (pictured) is still at large. The 41 year old male victim sustained cuts and facial bruising as a result of the attack. A witness was able to capture a picture of the third suspect running from the scene. Police are actively attempting to identify and locate the third suspect. Anyone having information regarding this individual please contact Bloomfield Police @ 973-680-4100.

Montclair Crime: Shoplifting, Burglaries, Graffiti, Altercation

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The most recent crime in Montclair from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police”

Arrest:

04-07-2017 (Quick Chek) A 17yoa female was arrested and charged with shoplifting food items from the store.

04-07-2017 (Pine Street) Mr. Trey Ceaser, 19yoa from Montclair, was arrested on open warrants out of Montclair and Glenridge totaling $957.
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Bloomfield Crime: Stolen Car, Shoplifting, Burglary, Drug Arrest

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The week in Bloomfield crime from Officer Ralph Marotti, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

03/27/2017- The owner of a 2014 Toyota SUV reported the headlights from his vehicle were stolen while parked on Linden Avenue. The theft is believed to have occurred overnight.

03/27/2017- Donovan Tharp age 32 of Nutley was arrested at 5:35pm and charged with Shoplifting. Police were dispatched to the Super Fresh Food Market on a shoplifter inside the store. Mr. Tharp attempted to exit the store with several boxes of toothpaste. He was issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

03/28/2017- The registered owner of a 2015 BMW X5 reported that unknown person(s) entered her parked vehicle and stole a wallet and loose change. The vehicle doors were unlocked. The theft occurred overnight on Carol Place.

03/28/2017- A package was stolen from a residence on Memorial Parkway. The package was confirmed delivered on Saturday by FedEx. The package is valued at $35.00 dollars.

03/29/2017- A cell phone was reported stolen from the Bloomfield Public Library. The owner left his IPhone 5 with a backup battery charging on a shelf inside the library. The owner returned from the bathroom to retrieve his phone and discovered it missing. Police are actively investigating incident. Continue Reading

Montclair Crime: Several Burglaries, Stolen Car, Arrests

BY  |  Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 3:45pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

03-29-2017 (Chase Bank, Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Jair Sewell, 20yoa from East Orange and a 17yoa juvenile female were arrested and charged with Receiving Stolen property and Fraud charges after attempting to open a fraudulent bank account with stolen documents.

04-01-2017 (Elmwood Avenue) Mr. Todd Dorcelus, 31yoa from Newark, was arrested on an open warrant out of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office.

03-29-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Larry McNeil, 74yoa from West Orange, was arrested and charged with DWI.

03-30-2017 (Bay Street) Mr. Zahir Muhammad, 19yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Defiant Trespass after breaking into a vacant residence.

04-03-2017 (Saint Luke’s Church, South Fullerton) Mr. Omar Williams, 38yoa from East Orange was arrested on multiple open warrants resulting from theft investigations in Montclair. On 04-03-2017, he was discovered inside the basement of St. Lukes Church and subsequently charged with Defiant Trespass and Possession of CDS paraphernalia. He was also arrested on an open warrant for his involvement in the theft of a tip jar from Studio Groomers on North Fullerton Avenue, reported on 03/30/2017. Williams was also arrested on an open warrant for his involvement in the theft of a laptop from the Salvation Army, Trinity Place, reported on 03-23-2017.

Burglary/Theft:

03-29-2017 (South Mountain Avenue) Burglary to a single family residence. Three laptop computers were taken from the first floor of the home. There were no signs of forced entry.

03-30-2017 (Forest Street) Theft of a red 2008 Volvo XC70 Station Wagon, which had been parked in the street.

03-30-2017 (Palace Car Wash, Bloomfield Avenue) Burglary to a commercial establishment. Cash was taken in this incident. There were no signs of forced entry.

04-03-2017 (Wayside Place) Attempted burglary to a residence. An attempt was made to enter the rear door of the home. Access was not gained in this incident.

04-03-2017 (St. James Episcopal Church, Valley Road) Burglary to the basement office space of the church. A laptop and cash were taken.

04-03-2017 (Nishuane Road) A suspect attempted to enter two vehicles which were parked in a residential driveway. Entry was not gained in this incident.

Miscellaneous:

04-01-2017 (Clinton Avenue) A 17yoa female was walking on Clinton Avenue when she observed a newer model bright red 2-door sports car pull up to the curb. The driver, described as a Black male approximately 25-30 years old, 6’00-6’02 in height, 180lbs athletic build, with short black hair, clean shaven, wearing an all red track suit, exited the vehicle. He then opened the passenger side door of the vehicle and began adjusting the passenger side seat. As the female approached, he asked her if he could speak with her. The female replied that he could not, and continued walking. The male continued speaking to her as she walked away. He then entered his vehicle and left the area.

 

 

Bloomfield Crime: Shoplifting, Prostitution Arrest, Weapons Arrest, and More

BY  |  Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 11:25am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The week in Bloomfield crime from Captain Glenn Weigand, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

03/20/2017-Lourdes Nazario age 38 of Newark was arrested at 5:44pm and charged with shoplifting at the Walgreens Store on Belleville Avenue. The suspect tried to leave the store without paying for three bags of Tide detergent. The arrestee also had three outstanding warrants from Nutley, Bloomfield, and Atlantic City.

03/22/207 -David Bambrick Jr age 33 of Belleville was arrested at 10:57am for shoplifting at the Stop & Shop Store. The suspect stole a case of Red Bull drinks and was captured by police a short distance away after a brief foot pursuit. The arrestee was charged with the theft and also had additional warrants from Newark, Bloomfield, and Clifton. The arrestee was transported to the Essex County jail.

03/23/2017- A resident of Dodd Street reported that their unlocked vehicle was entered and property was stolen. The property included a portable DVD player, DVD’s, and a knife.
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03/24/2017 -Jewel Soto age 26 of Bloomfield was arrested at 11:54am for theft of movable property and receiving stolen property. A neighbor on Gregory Terrace notified the police that a suspicious woman was in the rear yard of her neighbor’s house. The complainant also stated that the woman had asked her minutes earlier if she had a dog that she could walk for her. Communications dispatched the females’ description and the car she was driving. Minutes later the female was stopped in Nutley several blocks away. Upon interviewing her, detectives observed stolen mail on the front seat of her vehicle. During the investigation, several packages were found in the arrestee’s vehicle which had also been stolen from Gregory terrace.
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Bloomfield Crime: Shoplifting, Theft at the High School, Stolen Car, Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 10:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The week in Bloomfield crime from Officer Ralph Marotti, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

03/14/2017- Raveena Naidoo age 20 of Belleville was arrested at 5:15pm and charged with Shoplifting. The incident occurred at the Super Fresh Store located at 19 Belleville Avenue. Ms. Naidoo concealed 3 bottles of skin lotion and attempted to return the items for a cash refund. She was issued a summons with a pending court date.

03/15/2017- William Vega age 49 of Newark was arrested at 9:14am and charged with Shoplifting at the Stop & Shop Store. Loss Prevention provided police with a description of the suspect who fled the store on foot. Police located the suspect later identified as Mr. Vega, walking on Grove Street. Mr. Vega was also found to be in possession of a glassine envelope containing suspected heroin. He was additionally charged with Possession of CDS.

03/17/2016-Orlando Christmas age 53 of Newark was arrested at 1:12pm and charged with Theft. The incident occurred at the Staples Store located at 135 Bloomfield Avenue. The suspect stole a heater and was last seen walking on Bloomfield Avenue. Police located the suspect on Grove Street sitting on a bench. The suspect identified as Mr. Christmas was in possession of the stolen merchandise along with a glass pipe used to inhale a CDS. He was charged accordingly and transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

03/17/2017-A students IPad was reported stolen from the High School gym locker room. The IPad is valued at $700.00 dollars. The incident was reported to the High School Security.

03/19/2017-Jeffrey Workman age 49 of East Orange was arrested at 4:32pm and charged with Shoplifting. Police were dispatched to the Home Depot Store located at 60 Orange Street on a shoplifter in custody. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Workman rip open a package and place the items in his pocket. He was charged accordingly and ROR.
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Montclair Crime: Burglaries, Stolen Purse, Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 11:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: Storm-Related Incidents, Theft, Attempted BurglaryThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:

Arrest:

03-14-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Charles Berry, 46yoa from Montclair, was arrested for being disorderly and refusing to comply with direction from officers.

03-20-2017 (Oak Street) Mr. Lance Smith, 22yoa from Montclair was arrested and charged with possession of CDS.

Burglary/Theft:

03-17-2017 (The Fairway) Theft from an unlocked motor vehicle. A wallet and iPhone were taken in this incident.

03-18-2017 (Graham Terrace) Burglary to an unlocked residence. Cash was taken in this incident.

03-18-2017 (Sutherland Road) Burglary to a residence. Jewelry and a gift card were taken. There was no sign of forced entry.

03-20-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Theft of an unattended purse containing cash and credit cards.

Miscellaneous:

03-18-2017 (Gates Avenue) A silver BMW was vandalized. The trunk of this vehicle was keyed and a quarter panel dented.

 

 

Newark Police Arrest Montclair Man for CDS Possession and Distribution

BY  |  Friday, Mar 17, 2017 9:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThe following report has been sent by the Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose:

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the arrest of Richard S. Best, 33, of Montclair, for possession of two loaded handguns and CDS distribution today.

At approximately 10:30 a.m., plain clothes officers were canvassing a residential building at Brunswick and Thomas streets in response to complaints from concerned citizens about drugs being sold from a vacant apartment. Police arrested Best as he attempted to flee back into the apartment, but was immediately apprehended and arrested without further incident. Continue Reading

Bloomfield Crime: Shoplifting, Burglaries, DUIs, and Arrests

BY  |  Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The week in Bloomfield crime from Officer Ralph Marotti, Bloomfield Police Department:

Theft

03/06/2017- Tawanna Edwards age 47 of Newark was arrested at 6:36pm and charged with Shoplifting at the Marshalls Store. Police were alerted to a female shoplifter who fled the store on foot with the stolen merchandise. The suspect was located a short distance from the store and transported to police headquarters. Ms. Edwards was issued a summons for shoplifting and held on 3 Active Bloomfield Warrants. Continue Reading

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