January 20, 2020 Package Theft; At approximately 03:45 pm,  a female was observed taking a package from the front steps of a residence on Burnett Terr.  Officers located the female who was identified as Taneesha Grier age 51 of Vauxhall.  Grier was also found to be in possession of other packages from Parker Ave. and Plymouth Ave.  Grier was taken into custody and all property was returned to owners.


January 21, 2020 Package Theft; A package was reported stolen from a residence on Rutgers St. during the daytime hours.

January 24, 2020 Theft from Vehicle; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle was entered on Evelyn Ct. by unknown subjects.  A laptop and Apple Airpods were reported stolen.

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January 24, 2020 Theft from Vehicle; Resident from the 500 block of Summit Ave. reported his vehicle was broken into and various items were removed.  The vehicle was left unsecured in front of the residence.  

January 25, 2020 Shoplifting; At approximately 07:50 pm, an employee from the Wawa reported observing a male subject shoplift multiple red bulls and various candy. Officers were unable to locate the actor however recovered the proceeds which were returned to the business.

January 28, 2020 Shoplifting; At approximately 09:46 am, Walgreens reported a male placed several air fresheners in a backpack and left the store without paying.  The actor was unable to be located.

January 28, 2020 Shoplifting; At approximately 07:11 pm, Walgreens reported a male stole two bottles of ibuprofen.  The actor was described as a 40-year-old male wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. Officers were unable to locate the actor.

January 29, 2020 Shoplifting; At approximately 03:30 pm, Kings supermarket reported a male subject stole several packages of meat. The actor was unable to be located.

January 30, 2020 Motor Vehicle Theft: At approximately 04:20 am, a motor vehicle was stolen from the Quick Check parking lot. The unsecured vehicle was left running at the time.


The Maplewood Police Department works hard to protect the residents and their property. We are asking that you assist us in this effort by making sure all vehicles and homes are properly secured at all times. All charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.