Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 31
Thursday, Oct. 24—A 51-year-old Carlstadt woman was arrested on Grove Street and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Friday, Oct. 25—A 28-year-old Verona man was arrested on Valley Road and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Friday, Oct. 25—A 45-year-old Essex Fells woman was arrested on Myrtle Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Saturday, Oct. 26—A 68-year-old Montclair man was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Saturday, Oct. 26—Jason Webber, 35, of Montclair was arrested and charged with shoplifting approximately $65 of merchandise from CVS, 514 Bloomfield Ave.
Sunday, Oct. 27—A 30-year-old Bloomfield man was arrested on Bloomfield Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Monday, Oct. 28—A 24-year-old Montclair woman was arrested on Grove Street and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Tuesday, Oct. 22—Police responded on a report of a man attempting to enter a Godfrey Road residence. The resident told police that she heard glass shatter, and when she ran to the kitchen, she saw a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black ski mask, black pants and black gloves, standing near the kitchen door which was partiatially ajar. She ran from the kitchen and called police. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.
Tuesday, Oct. 22—A package containing an iPhone 6, valued at $600, was stolen from outside a Claremont Avenue apartment sometime approximately two months ago.
Tuesday, Oct. 22—A Christopher Street resident seeing his vehicle interior light turn on and observing a male wearing gray sweatpants and a dark, hooded sweatshirt holding a flashlight and searching the interior of his vehicle. The vehicle had been left unlocked. The resident yelled at the suspect, who fled south on Christopher Street. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.
Wednesday, Oct. 23—An employee at 7-Eleven, 15 Bloomfield Ave., told police that a female stole approximately $18 in merchandise. She and another male fled east on Bloomfield Avenue in a blue or black Nissan Altima.
Wednesday, Oct. 23—A resident reported that an Apple MacBook, valued at $300-$500, was stolen from her vehicle sometime since mid-June. She believes that the vehicle was left unlocked prior to the theft.
Thursday, Oct. 24—Police responded to the QuickChek,146 Valley Road, on a report of a shoplifting. An employee states that approximately $8 in merchandise was taken by a female, 15-17 years old.
Thursday, Oct. 24—The man reported his cell phone, valued at $200, was stolen from the counter of Amore Pizza by Jack Calandra, 322 Orange Road.
Friday, Oct. 25—An Orbea mountain bike, valued at $1,500, was reported stolen. The bicycle had been locked to a bike rack on Maple Avenue prior to the theft.
Friday, Oct. 25—A neon green Specialized bike, valued at $500, was reported stolen on Church Street. The bicycle had been locked to a bike rack prior to the theft.
Saturday, Oct. 26—Police responded to a Myrtle Avenue residence on a report of a burglary after a resident had been alerted remotely that someone had been ringing the doorbell to his residence. Video shows the suspect attempt to enter the residence and later leaving the house via the front door. The resident states that the suspect entered the residence through a window. It is unknown if anything was stolen. The suspect is described as a tall white male with short brown hair and a goatee, last seen wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, gray sneakers with white soles, and a black backpack.
Sunday, Oct. 27—A man reported that someone entered his vehicle on Glenridge Parkway and rummaged through the glove compartment and center console. No items were reported missing. The vehicle may have been left unlocked prior to the incident.
Sunday, Oct. 27—An employee at Romany Liquor Shop, 227 Glenridge Ave., reported that a man stole two bottles of wine, valued at $22 a piece.
Tuesday, Oct. 29—A BMW X3 was reported stolen from a driveway on Lansing Place.
Wednesday, Oct. 23—A Park Street resident reported that he witnessed a light-colored or silver SUV pull behind his neighbor’s vehicle, and three males in their late teens/ early 20s exit the SUV, while one attempted to gain access to the neighbor’s vehicle. When the resident asked the men what they were doing, they three quickly returned to their vehicle and fled south on Park Street. Nothing was reported missing. The vehicle was locked prior to the incident.
Friday, Oct. 25—A Park Street resident reported seeing two individuals in his neighbor’s yard along with fresh graffiti, consisting of illegible white writing, on the back wall of his neighbor’s garage. The resident said individuals looked to be 14 to 15 years old.
The police blotter is provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department, and may not reflect the complete scope of police activity. Any incidents described are merely allegations, and any persons mentioned in the blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The MPD encourages anyone who wishes to report criminal or suspicious activity, or who has information pertaining to an ongoing investigation, to call 973-744-1234. In an emergency, residents are urged to call 911.