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Burglaries and Motorcycle Accident in Maplewood

TAP into SOMA Staff

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 • 11:57am

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:

July 04, 2014; Burglary;  A home on Prospect Street was entered during the late morning or early evening hours.  At the time of the report it is unknown if anything was taken from the home.

July 4, 2014; Disorderly; Following the fireworks, three juveniles were arrested on disorderly charges and attempting to elude officers.

July 7, 2014; Theft from Auto; A resident of Essex Road parked their car in their driveway, left it unlocked and entered their home for several minutes.  When they returned, a bag containing electronics, cash and checks was discovered stolen.

July 8, 2014; Attempt Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours a Chrysler Minivan parked in a lot on Springfield Avenue sustained damage indicative of an attempted theft.

July 12, 2014; Burglary; During the overnight hours, entry was forced to the Weichert Realtors office on Valley Street.  Computers and other items were reported stolen.

July 12, 2014; Motor Vehicle Accident; At approximately 9:45 PM, a collision occurred between a motorcycle and car at the intersection of Burnet Avenue and Springfield Avenue.  The operator of the motorcycle was injured and transported by the Maplewood Fire Department to UMDNJ for treatment.  The incident is still under investigation, but it is believed that the operator of the motorcycle may have improperly passed a vehicle just prior to being struck.

July 12, 2014; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours, two vehicles in the driveway of a home on Roosevelt Road and one vehicle in the driveway of a home on South Collingwood Road were entered and items removed.  All vehicles were left unlocked.  The items stolen include electronics, cash and cell phone chargers.

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