MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department for the dates of May 19, 2020 – May 26, 2020:
Theft from Motor Vehicle
May 20, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reported that his vehicle was entered and rummaged through. The vehicle was reportedly left unlocked. The suspect removed an unknown amount of cash.
May 21, 2020 (Vera Place): The resident reported that her vehicle was entered during the overnight hours. The suspect(s) emptied the contents of a backpack and the glove compartment but nothing was reported missing.
May 21, 2020 (North Fullerton Avenue): The resident reported that her unlocked vehicle was entered during the overnight hours. The suspect stole the complainant’s wallet which was inadvertently left inside the car.
May 21, 2020 (Park Street): The resident reported her vehicle had been entered during the overnight hours. The glove compartment and center console were rummaged through and a debit card as well as $10.00 in change were stolen.
May 24, 2020 (Fessler Place): Two vehicles parked in the homeowners driveway were entered during the overnight hours. Both vehicles were rummaged through. The only reported missing items were power cords for small electronics.
May 20, 2020 (Glenridge Avenue): An employee of Urban Chicken reported encountering two males taking used cooking oil from his oil drums. One male reportedly became confrontational when questioned about the theft. Both suspects fled the scene in a white van with New York Registration. The oil was valued at approximately $240.00.
May 20, 2020 (Irving Street): The resident reported that unknown person(s) stole the license plates off of her 2005 Ford E3 van. The resident could not provide a timeframe, only stating that it occurred sometime since mid March.
May 21, 2020 (Greenwood Avenue): The resident reported that an Amazon package that had been delivered to his home was stolen. The package reportedly contained electronics.
May 22, 2020 (Midland Avenue): The complainant reported that a Giant Roam 3 Disc S Metallic Black bicycle valued at $543.00 was stolen from the side of her home. There was no suspect description provided.
May 22, 2020 (Norwood Avenue): A FedEx package containing an iPad valued at approximately $430 was stolen from the residents front porch. There was no suspect description provided.
May 24, 2020 (Union Street): The resident reported multiple delivered packages were stolen from her front porch. Surveillance images show the suspect to be a black male, thin build, wearing Adidas style pants with white stripes down the sides, a beige ¾ length jacket, black bookbag, and a red hat on backwards.
May 25, 2020 (Forest Street): The resident reported that his black and blue Roadmaster Bicycle was stolen from his property. The suspect is described as a young black male, grey hooded sweatshirt, red sweatpants with a white stripe, and a blue bandana over his face.
May 21, 2020 (Pine Street): Anthony Granger (37 y/o, Newark) was arrested and charged with Possession of CDS.
May 24, 2020 (Maple Avenue): Malik Crews (20 y/o, Montclair) was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Possession of CDS.