More Break-Ins Reported
Monday, September 16, 2013 • 3:36pm
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:
September 9, 2013: Burglary; Between 6 and 7:30 p.m., a home on Parker Avenue was forcibly entered. The home owner reported that they returned home and found that cash, jewelry and electronics had been stolen from the home.
September 9, 2013: Burglary; Between 10 a.m. and noon, a home on Van Ness Terrace was forcibly entered and several items including an X-box were stolen.
September 9, 2013: Theft of Cell Phone; On Sept. 10, a resident of South Orange came to headquarters and reported that the previous night a male came from behind him and grabbed his cell phone and ran away. He reported that this occurred by Lexington Ave and Tuscan St at approximately 9"15 p.m.
September 10, 2013: MV Theft; Officers responded and took a report of a stolen Dodge Caravan from 50 Burnett Ave. The vehicle had not been seen in several days. When it was entered stolen, it was discovered that it had already been recovered by Newark PD.
September 11, 2013: Burglary Attempt; A Prospect Street resident reported that sometime during the day, someone attempted to push in their air conditioner.
September 11, 2013: Robbery; An adult male and resident of Irvington was walking on Springfield Avenue near Quick Chek at approximately 945 p.m. While walking he was approached by a group of teens, punched once in the face and his cell phone was stolen. The group then fled towards Jacoby Street. The victim was not seriously injured.
September 12, 2013: Theft from Vehicle; During the overnight hours a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence on Wetmore Avenue had it’s window broken and a wallet stolen from inside the vehicle.
September 15, 2013: Bike Theft; Sometime over the previous few days a bicycle was removed from an unsecured garage on Hudson Avenue.
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.