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...

Brief: Four-way stop to be erected immediately at North Mountain, Van Vleck

The council approved the installation of a four-way stop at Van Vleck Street and North Mountain Avenue on Feb. 19. Another resolution passed that night declared the need for the stop sign at the...
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Montclair shooting suspect arrested in Newark

Three months after a shooting near a Montclair barber shop on Bloomfield Avenue a suspect has been apprehended, police said.Rueben Moore, 28, of Montclair, was arrested in Newark without incident on Feb. 13, after Montclair...

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...

Clergy in abuse cases had ties to Montclair parishes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSix Catholic clergy members who had served in Montclair churches over the past 80 years are included on a list of clergy accused of sexual abuse released by the church on Wednesday,...

Robber at CVS claimed to have a gun, Montclair police say

By Erin Roll roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating an early morning robbery that occurred Wednesday at the CVS pharmacy on Claremont Avenue in Montclair.At 1:51 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, a man approached the counter seemingly to...

Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 7

BURGLARY/ THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 29— Power tools were taken from a construction trailer on Glenridge Avenue. Tuesday, Jan. 29 —Theft of delivered packages containing clothing items from the front vestibule of an apartment building on Pine...

Montclair’s Safe Streets Implementation Plan stalled for over a year

A plan to implement safer streets and create easy alternatives to cars in Montclair has remained stalled for over a year.

News brief: Youth police programs announced

Police Explorers Program offers multiple programs for different ages to for Montclair youth who are interested in learning about law enforcement the opportunity to participate in bi-weekly sessions with police officers.

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 31

BURGLARY/ THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 22 — Attempted theft of a vehicle at Firestone on Bloomfield Avenue.  Two suspects entered a Mini Cooper, which had been left running in the parking lot. The suspects were unable...