Montclair Police Blotter, July 18

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 9—An employee at Pig and Prince Restaurant, 1 Lackawanna Plaza reported approximately $5,000 worth of alcohol and a clock worth approximately $100,000 was removed from the business. The incident is under investigation. Wednesday,...

Police report: Father who was allegedly murdered by son came to Montclair to help...

A father who was stabbed to death by his son had spent the night at his son’s Orange Road apartment in Montclair to “help take care of him,” according to reports provided by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. 

Montclair man arrested for stabbing death of his father

A Montclair man has been arrested for the stabbing death of his father.

Boy falls through greenhouse at Montclair’s Van Vleck Gardens

A young boy climbed on top of the greenhouse at Van Vleck Gardens and fell through the glass, sustaining injuries on Tuesday, July 9, police said. 

Montclair Police Blotter, July 11

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 2—Two unlocked vehicles were entered during the early morning hours on Gordonhurst Avenue. A laptop worth approximately $2000 was removed from one of the vehicles. Tuesday, July 2—An unlocked vehicle was entered while...

MPD: Residents, visitors lock your cars

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is experiencing an uptick in car break-ins and car thefts, with most of those vehicles left unlocked, according to Montclair Police Officials.In the incidents of theft from motor vehicles,...

Montclair Police Blotter, July 3

ROBBERY Friday, June 28— Patrol units responded to the area of Pine and Grant streets on a report of a strong-arm robbery. The victim reported that he was approached by a male who removed his wallet...

Montclair Police Blotter, June 27

BURGLARY/THEFT Thursday, June 20—Theft of two large blue garbage cans from the front of a Claremont Avenue residence.   Friday, June 21—Theft of a 2013 Volkswagen Passat on Woodmont Road. The keys had been left inside this...

Montclair Police Blotter, June 20

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, June 11—A 2017 silver Toyota Highlander was stolen from outside Andrew Mols Auto Repair, 7 Label St. The vehicle was recovered two days later parked and unoccupied in Denville. The incident is still...

Montclair Police Blotter, June 13

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, June 4—Theft of the contents of a delivered package containing a baby monitor from Forest Street. Wednesday, June 5—Theft of a bicycle from a garden shed on Orange Road. The shed door was pried...