Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 28

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Feb. 19—Attempted theft of a delivered package on Grove Street. When confronted by the homeowner, the suspect dropped the package and left the area on a bicycle.  He is described as an African...
Animal Shelter

Montclair Animal Shelter persists after fire

Linda Moss Moss@montclairlocal.news Nearly a year after a devastating fire, with repairs not completed yet, the Montclair Township Animal Shelter is soldiering on and successfully finding homes for dogs and cats. As part of its efforts,...

Montclair police investigating overnight shooting, robberies

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating a shooting and at least two armed robberies that occurred late Sunday night and early Monday morning in Montclair.Police were called to the intersection of Glenridge Avenue and Pine...

Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 14

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Feb. 6—Theft of a 2014 white Ford work van from a parking lot on Pine Street. Saturday, Feb. 9—Theft of a 2015 Volvo V60 from a residential driveway on Bellevue Avenue. The key may...
video

Video released of van stolen from Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsToni’s Kitchen is appealing to the public for help after its delivery van was stolen earlier this week.According to the Montclair Police Department, a man went to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on...
arrest

Arrest made in weekend shooting that resulted in a gunshot to the nose

The victim, who had sustained a gunshot to the nose, had walked from the site of the shooting to Mountainside Hospital.

Montclair businesses, groups, houses of worship start Harvey relief projects

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck.The most...
pedestrian safety

Pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes remain at around 40

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe number of pedestrians struck by vehicles on the streets of Montclair is not on the decline, according to a report issued by the town’s Pedestrian Safety Committee.In 2018, 41 pedestrians...

Police looking for boyfriend charged with Union Gardens murder

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsKenneth Jones of Montclair has been charged with the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair.Johnson's murder is the third in Montclair this year.On Nov. 12, Montclair Police...

Montclair pools open up for free Monday during heat wave

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHundreds of residents took advantage of Montclair’s free pool day on Monday in order to get relief from the heat wave that hit early in the week. Temperatures climbed to 96 degrees,...