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