Two bikes stolen this week in Montclair, police say
Two bikes were stolen on July 13 in Montclair, one from a Bloomfield Avenue bike rack and one from a Valley Road residence, police said.
A woman reported she locked her bicycle to a rack on Bloomfield Avenue overnight. When she returned to it, the bike and bike lock were gone, police said. The bicycle was described as a red Scorpio AL 200 valued at $150.
Another woman reported that her silver Giant Hybrid bicycle valued at $600 was stolen from her Valley Road property during the overnight hours.
The following additional activity has been reported by Montclair Police in their weekly blotter:
Tuesday, July 13 — A man reported his parked vehicle was entered between noon and 6 p.m. on Church Street. Entry was gained through the rear hatchback door. A cellphone was stolen.
Thursday, July 15 — A woman reported an Amazon package containing $50 worth of clothing was stolen from her front porch on North Fullerton Avenue. Surveillance video shows a male approximately 25 to 35 years old, wearing a dark tank top with a yellow Batman symbol, dark pants, blue hat and a blue and white bookbag approach the porch and take the package.
Tuesday, July 13 — A 20-year-old man from Newark was charged with terroristic threats, unlawful possession of a weapon and disorderly conduct following a dispute on North Fullerton Avenue.
Wednesday, July 14 — A 33-year-old man from Bloomfield was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue.
Friday, July 16 — A 42-year-old woman from Montclair was charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-car motor vehicle accident on Plymouth Street.
Monday, July 19 — A 38-year-old man from East Orange was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue.
The police blotter is based on information provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department, and reflects events as described by the department. It may not reflect the complete scope of police activity. Any descriptions of wrongful activity 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.