Thursday, Nov. 14—A 35-year-old man from Houston, Texas, was arrested on Orange Road after officers discovered suspected marijuana inside his vehicle during a traffic stop.

Thursday, Nov. 14—A 19-year-old man from Passaic was arrested on Park Street on outstanding warrants out of Passaic.

Friday, Nov. 15—A 28-year-old man from Gaithersburg, Md., was arrested on Grove Street was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop.

Monday, Nov. 18—A 19-year-old woman from Montclair was arrested on open Montclair warrants on Mission Street following a dispute at the Mission Mini-Mart.

Monday, Nov. 18—A 43-year-old man from Maplewood was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue.



Wednesday, Nov. 13—A Lane Court resident reported that two packages that had been delivered to her house were stolen. The packages contained approximately $150 in miscellaneous merchandise.

Friday, Nov. 15—A Claremont Avenue resident reported that an unknown male entered her unlocked vehicle. Surveillance footage shows an unknown black male with facial hair, wearing a blue puffy jacket, red shirt, and dark colored jeans enter the vehicle at approximately 3 a.m. Loose change and a pair of sunglasses were the reported proceeds.

Saturday, Nov. 16—A Pierson Place resident reported that while watching television, he heard a commotion outside of his residence and observed three males inside his parked vehicle. The resident confronted the men, who fled towards Glen Ridge. A Hewlett Packard laptop, valued at $400, was stolen.

Sunday, Nov. 17—A vehicle parked in the rear of a Glenridge Avenue residence was entered. A pocketbook containing cash and credit cards was stolen.

Monday, Nov. 18—An Alexander Avenue resident reported that packages containing approximately $150 in merchandise was removed from her front porch.

Monday, Nov. 18—A  Plymouth Street resident reported that upon returning home, she observed a male walking up the stairs to her second floor. She only observed the male’s lower torso, observing tan pants and work boots. At the time, she believed it to be a hired construction worker who was scheduled to be at the house.  Shortly thereafter, the resident realized this was  not the case and contacted the police. The suspect had fled through the front door. At the time of the report, a laptop and iPod were reportedly missing.



Monday, Nov. 18—A township employee reported that the Big Belly trash receptacle outside the YMCA on Park Street was vandalized with light colored marker or 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.