South Orange Man Assaulted, and More from The South Orange Police Department
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 • 12:32pm
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The following items were reported by the South Orange Police Department:
An employee of Seton Hall University reported that on Monday 9-9-13 at approximately 3:30 pm she was robbed of her purse after exiting her parked vehicle in a campus parking lot adjacent to Ward Pl. The victim stated that an actor described as a 6"0" black male wearing a white t-shirt exited a silver Jeep Cherokee and grabbed the purse from her shoulder before fleeing back into the suspect vehicle. The actor was last seen traveling south on Ward Pl. Contained inside the victim's purse were several credit cards, her personal identification and a Samsung Smart phone. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.
Burglary to Apartment
A South Orange Ave. resident stated that sometime between 4 pm and 10 am on Sunday 9-8-13 an unknwon actor(s) had entered her apartment and removed cash she had placed in her kitchen. There were no signs of a forced entry into her apartment.
A South Orange Ave. resident stated that on 9-8-13 at approximately 2 am he was walking home to his apartment and was in the area of South Orange Ave. and Prospect St. when he was assaulted from behind by approximately five actors. Three of the actors were described as being white males and the other two actors were black males. The actors called out his name as they were punching and kicking him. There were no items taken for the victim during the assault.
Rafael Colindres, a 19-year-old Union City resident was arrested on Sunday 9-8-13 at approximately 1:15 am after an Officer stopped the vehicle he was operating on Riggs Pl. and during the subsequent stop he discovered the subject to be under the influence. As a result, the subject was arrested at the scene without incident and processed accordingly.
A Maplewood resident stated that sometime between 7 am and 7:30 am on 9-7-13 an unknown actor(s) had entered a vacant dwelling located on Berkeley Ave. The actor(s) had gained entry into the dwelling via a rear door after breaking a pane of glass on same and once inside removed several power tools.
A Glenview Road resident stated that sometime between 6:45 pm and 9 pm on Friday 9-6-13 an unknown actor(s) had opened a window located in the rear of the his dwelling. It appears that the actor(s) may not have gained entry into the dwelling as no items were reported missing. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident