Thursday, Aug. 29—A pedestrian reported that while walking east on Glenridge Avenue in the area of Baldwin Street, a white sedan with New Jersey plates pulled alongside of him. A male exited the front passenger seat and grabbed the pedestrian’s rolling duffel bag before getting back in the car and fleeing east on Glenridge Avenue. The duffel bag contained clothing and a laptop computer.
Saturday, Aug. 31—A wallet containing credit cards and $50 cash was removed from an unlocked vehicle parked in an Orange Road driveway.
Sunday, Sept. 1—A blue and orange large frame Giant Sedona DX Disc bicycle, valued at $510, was stolen from a residence on North Fullerton Avenue. The bicycle was reportedly locked to a fence.
Monday, Sept. 2—A 2000 Mercedes Benz E20 parked in a driveway on Willard Place was stolen during the overnight hours. The vehicle was unlocked and contained the keys. The vehicle was recovered several hours later, parked and unoccupied, in Newark.
Monday, Sept. 2—An unlocked vehicle on Willard Place was entered during the overnight hours. The vehicle was rummaged through, but nothing was reported missing.
Monday, Sept. 2—An unlocked vehicle on Elmwood Avenue was entered during the overnight hours. The vehicle was rummaged through, but nothing was reported missing.
Monday, Sept. 2—An unlocked Honda Civic parked in the rear of a Glenridge Avenue address was entered during the overnight hours. A zipper bag, containing coins and dollar bills, was removed.
Wednesday, Aug. 28—A 27-year-old West Orange resident was arrested and charged with DWI following a motor vehicle stop on Park Street.
Wednesday, Aug. 28—A 21-year-old Montclair man was arrested on open warrants out of Elmwood Park, Clifton, West Orange and Linden. In addition, a second 21-year-old Montclair man was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension and an open warrant out of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office.
Saturday, Aug. 31—A 40-year-old man from Cedar Grove was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue and charged with shoplifting.
Saturday, Aug. 31—A 55-year-old Montclair resident was arrested on Orange Road on open warrants out of Union Township.
Saturday, Aug. 31—A 24-year-old from Montclair was arrested on an open warrant out of the Essex County Sheriff’s Department following a motor vehicle stop on Chestnut Street.
Saturday, Sept. 1—A 36-year-old South Carolina resident was arrested and charged with DWI following a motor vehicle stop on Walnut Street.
The police blotter is provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department, and may not reflect the complete scope of police activity. Any incidents described are merely allegations, and any persons mentioned in the blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The MPD encourages anyone who wishes to report criminal or suspicious activity, or who has information pertaining to an ongoing investigation, to call 973-744-1234. In an emergency, residents are urged to call 911.