POLICE BLOTTER

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Lt. Christopher Black Maplewood Police Department, Midnight Patrol/Intelligence has shared the following information from the Police Blotter:

October 4, 2019; Burglary; At 1230 am, Officers responded to Maple Chek on Springfield Ave on an alarm activation.  Upon their arrival, they found damage to a door and located 16 y/o male inside the premise.  The male was taken into custody and charged with burglary.

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October 4, 2019; Theft from Vehicle; During the overnight hours an unlocked vehicle on Hilton Ave and an unlocked vehicle on Franklin Ave were entered.  A wallet and jumper cables were reported stolen.

October 6, 2019; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on the 300 block of Boyden Ave was entered and a large amount of change was stolen.

October 7, 2019; Theft from Auto; At 0120 Hrs, Officers responded to Woodside Rd on a report of two individuals entering vehicles.  Upon their arrival, they detained a 15 year old female and a juvenile male fled.  Following the investigation on scene, the female was taken into custody and charged with receive stolen property.  The male was not able to be located.

October 8,  2019; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on Vermont St and one on Tuscan St were entered.  Cash, air buds, a bag and a portable radio were reported stolen. 

October 10, 2019; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 8:30 pm, a vehicle was stolen with the keys from a driveway on Rutgers St.

October 11, 2019; Bicycle Theft; During the daytime hours, a bicycle was stolen from the bicycle racks near the train station tunnel.

October 11, 2019; Recovered Stolen Vehicle; At 5:25 am, officers responded to Orchard Rd and Hillcrest Rd on a report of an accident where three individuals fled the scene.  Upon officer’s arrival, they located a Chevy Equinox which was stolen out of Irvington crashed into a parked vehicle.  A search of the area was unable to locate the occupants of the vehicle.

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.