Armed Carjacking on Marion Terrace and More from Maplewood Police
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • 5:18pm
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:
October 8, 2013: Cell Phone Theft; At approximately 2 p.m. three male juveniles grabbed a cell phone from a juvenile female and fled. The female was walking on Parker Ave near Summit Ave.
October 11, 2013: Attempted Robbery; At approximately 6:30 p.m., an adult female was walking up her driveway on Orchard Rd, when she was approached by a tall thin male. The male demanded her belongings and displayed a handgun. The victim then ran to the door of her home and the actor fled to an awaiting vehicle without any proceeds.
October 11, 2013: Robbery; At approximately 11 p.m., the victim pulled his BMW into a driveway on Marion Terrace. At this time, he observed a dark-colored vehicle stop behind him and three males with handguns exit. The males took the passenger’s cell phone and the victim’s BMW before fleeing.
October 13, 2013: Burglary; Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., a home on Broadview Avenue had entry forced to it and a laptop stolen.
All incidents are currently under investigation by the Detective Bureau. Residents are asked to practice good crime prevention techniques and secure their garages and automobiles when left unattended.