Thursday, Feb. 6—A 40-year-old Montclair resident was taken into custody on Bloomfield Avenue after police discovered that he had a warrant issued by the Essex County Sheriff’s Office.


Wednesday, Feb. 5— Police responded to the CVS on Claremont Avenue following a report of two males placing body wash into their backpacks. The pair were last seen fleeing south on Pine Street.

Thursday, Feb. 6—Two tires were reported stolen from his vehicle on Pleasant Way.

Thursday, Feb. 6—A black Mongoose bicycle with oversized tires was reported stolen on Pine Street shortly before 9:15 a.m.

Suspicious Incident

Tuesday, Feb. 4—Police responded at approximately 2:26 p.m. on a report of a male attempting to gain access to a parked motor vehicle on Hawthorne Place.


Saturday, Feb. 8—The front and rear windshields of a motor vehicle on Greenwood Avenue were reported smashed, with multiple scratches and dents caused by a rock.

Monday, Feb. 10—Police discovered that multiple signs in the Fairfield Parking Lot had been vandalized with spray paint.

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.