Montclair police blotter: July 4, 2020
Tuesday, June 23—A 57-year-old individual was taken into custody on Valley Road after police were informed that he had a warrant issued by Livingston.
Saturday, June 27—A caller on Macopin Road reported finding “VisitJewWatch.com” written in chalk on the road surface. It is believed that this is an anti-Semitic website that promotes Holocaust denial.
Sunday, June 24 —Police responded to Bell Street on a report of a male checking door handles to motor vehicles. There was no evidence of entry being gained to any motor vehicles in the area. The suspect was not located.
Sunday, June 24— A caller reported that his bicycle was stolen from the area near the entrance of Hillside School.
Sunday, June 24—A caller reported that $3 in cash and multiple personal documents were stolen from a backpack that he left momentarily unattended.
Sunday, June 24—A caller reported that her son’s bicycle was stolen from the area of the soccer field on Essex Avenue.
Monday, June 25— A vehicle owner reported that a box containing $1,280 worth of clothing was stolen from the interior of her vehicle on Parkway.
Monday, June 25— A Lincoln Street resident reported that two air conditioning units were stolen from the side of his residence.
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.