Montclair Police settle new contracts

The Montclair Mayor and Council approved a new police contract on Sept. 10.

Montclair Council casts wary eye on drone use

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is considering adding a new device to its toolbox: drones. But not all the Township Council is on board yet.Several council members reacted with skepticism and questions on Tuesday night when...

Montclair Bloods gang member sentenced on racketeering

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man, described by authorities as a soldier "of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang," was sentenced Monday to 264 months -- 22 years -- in prison...
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Montclair police investigate swastika graffiti

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police are investigating after someone apparently spray-painted a swastika on a rock in Nishuane Park. The graffiti was noticed on a rock near the park’s basketball court early last week. Montclair Police Lt....

Newsroom shooting victim once called Montclair home

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOne of the five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on Thursday, June 28, has ties to Montclair as a former resident, writer, member of the school community and congregant of a...

Detention hearing for James Ray III moved to Friday

A detention hearing for Montclair lawyer James has been moved to Friday, Nov. 16. Ray is charged with the shooting and killing of his live-in girlfriend Angela Bledsoe.Ray was to have appeared before Superior Court...

Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 21

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Feb. 13—Theft of an unattended cellphone from the driveway of a Central Avenue residence. Thursday, Feb. 14—Theft of a white Ford work van from a Greenwood Avenue parking lot. Sunday, Feb. 17—Theft of...

Montclair Police Blotters, May 16

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, May 7—A juvenile resident observed an intruder inside the detached garage of her home on Carteret Street. When the intruder was alerted to the presence of the juvenile, he left the area on...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 8

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 30—Police responded to a basement apartment on North Fullerton Avenue on a report of a burglary that occurred between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The resident said $1,700 in cash was missing...

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 17

ARRESTS Saturday, Oct. 12—A 33-year-old Belleville woman was arrested on the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and South Park Street, and charged with driving while intoxicated. Sunday, Oct. 13—A 29-year-old Garfield man was arrested on the corner...