Montclair police blotter: Sept. 2, 2020
Tuesday, Aug. 25—A 17-year-old juvenile from Montclair was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property, obstruction by flight, and possession of marijuana after working from officers who had been investigating an earlier reported theft.
Tuesday, Aug. 25—A 40-year-old Newark resident was arrested within the space of Bloomfield and Glenridge avenues and charged with two counts of housebreaking and prison mischief, stemming from an earlier reported housebreaking to motor automobiles at St. Luke’s Church on South Fullerton Avenue.
Sunday, Aug. 30—A 39-year-old Bloomfield resident was charged with driving whereas intoxicated following a motorized vehicle cease on Bloomfield Avenue.
Sunday, Aug. 30—A 31-year-old Newark resident was charged with driving whereas intoxicated following a motorized vehicle cease on Bloomfield Avenue.
Tuesday, Aug. 25—A sufferer reported that whereas strolling within the space of Bloomfield Avenue and Pine Road, an individual approached her from behind and grabbed her purse. The sufferer struggled with the thief, who knocked her to the bottom. The sufferer started to scream, which prompted the thief to flee south in the direction of Glenfield Park.
Friday, Aug. 28—At roughly 11:59 p.m., police responded to the world of seven St. Luke’s Place on a report of a automobile fireplace. Upon arrival, they discovered a 2010 Toyota Corolla absolutely engulfed in flames, and a 2014 Vary Rover that had fireplace injury. That is an lively investigation between the Montclair police and fireplace departments.
Monday, Aug. 31—A property proprietor reported that somebody entered a vacant residence presently beneath renovation on Franklin Place. Roughly $10,000 price of copper piping was faraway from the basement. An air conditioner, three saws and a ladder had been additionally taken.
Wednesday, Aug. 26—Police responded to the Dunkin Donuts on Bloomfield Avenue on a report of a bodily altercation. The supervisor reported that six to seven feminine juveniles entered the shop and requested free donuts. The supervisor reported that the women weren’t carrying masks, and have become unruly. When requested to go away, the group turned abusive. One feminine assaulted the supervisor, whereas one other tried to get behind the counter. Two clients noticed the altercation and tried to intervene. The females reportedly attacked the shoppers earlier than fleeing towards Church Road. No accidents had been reported.
Friday, Aug. 28—Police responded to Antika Grill on Bloomfield Avenue. A bodily altercation started between two teams seated at tables. Property injury was carried out to a number of plates and glasses. Two patrons sustained lacerations to their toes and minor scratches on account of the damaged glass.
Thursday, Aug. 27—A Franklin Avenue resident reported that an electrical bicycle was stolen from his rear yard someday in the course of the afternoon. The bicycle was reportedly locked on the time of the theft. The responding officer situated the bike deserted on Fremont Road in West Orange and returned it to the sufferer.
Saturday, Aug. 29— A automobile proprietor reported that his 2009 Toyota Camry was stolen from the rear parking zone on Gates Avenue in the course of the in a single day hours.
Saturday, Aug. 29—A Nishuane Highway resident reported that an individual entered two of his automobiles that had been parked in his driveway in a single day. Roughly $15 in change was stolen from one of many vehicles.
Sunday, Aug. 30—A 2008 Acura TL was stolen from the driveway at an Orange Highway residence in a single day.
Sunday, Aug. 30—A Harrison Avenue resident reported that an Amazon package deal that had been delivered to his residence was stolen. Surveillance video confirmed a person strolling up the driveway and taking the package deal, after which exiting, probably heading north on Harrison Avenue.
Friday, Aug. 28—A Bloomfield Avenue resident reported that whereas he was sitting in his eating room, he noticed an unknown particular person stroll into his house. Upon seeing the resident, the suspect fled.
Sunday, Aug. 30—A Pennsylvania resident contacted the Montclair Police Division to report an unknown particular person making an attempt to open the door to his mom’s Montclair residence on his surveillance digital camera. Entry was not gained to the residence.
Monday, Aug. 31—The safety guard at Pineridge of Montclair reported observing 5 to 6 males making an attempt to open a number of automobiles parked within the parking zone. When confronted, the males fled.
The police blotter is offered to Montclair Native on the discretion of the Montclair Police Division and should not replicate the entire scope of police exercise. Any incidents described are allegations, and any individuals talked about within the blotter are presumed harmless till confirmed responsible. The MPD encourages anybody who needs to report prison or suspicious exercise, or who has info pertaining to an ongoing investigation, to name 973-744-1234. In an emergency, residents are urged to name 911.