Police & Fire

One Arrested on Shoplifting Charges in South Orange

August 8, 2014 at 6:51 AM

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – One person was arrested on shoplifting charges.

Devine Peebles, 20, of East Orange, was taken into custody when police responded to a report of a theft at Rite Aid at about 1:20 p.m. on July 29.  Officers apprehended Peebles on Kilburn Place and found him in possession of a stolen prepaid cell phone.

In other police news:

  • A Centre Street resident told police that someone smashed the front passenger’s side window of their 2012 Honda and stole a backpack from the front seat sometime during the overnight hours of July 27.  The backpack contained a laptop and textbooks.
  • Two Maplewood minors, both 16, were arrested when police responded to an alarm at the Montrose school on Clark Street shortly after 2 a.m. on July 28.  Officers apprehended the juveniles as they attempted to flee the scene.
  • A Grove Road resident reported that someone stole an item from a package delivered to their front porch by UPS sometime on July 28.
  • A Church Street resident stated that someone stole a blue Trek mountain bike from their front porch sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. on July 29.  The bike was locked to the porch at the time of the theft.

Source: South Orange Police Blotter

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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