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The Montclair Police Department joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to provide users with real-time, local crime and safety information.
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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...
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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...
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Brief: School bus safety initiative launched

The Montclair Police Department Traffic Bureau has spent the last few months working on a School Bus Safety initiative, with the goal to address the ongoing safety issues and concerns in Montclair and across...

Police nab man who could have burglarized 50 Montclair homes

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA former Montclair resident has been arrested in connection with 50 residential burglaries and attempted burglaries — some while the residents were at home — in the South-west and northern sections...
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Clergy abuse victim: “This shadow of pain and shame”

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt is not your fault.That is what Danielle Polemeni wants survivors of childhood sexual abuse to know.Polemeni’s family belonged to St. Cassian in Upper Montclair in the 1980s. The church was the...
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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...
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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...