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Thefts and Robbery in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:

August 11, 2014; Burglary;  A home on Woodhill Dr was entered during the previous afternoon and a laptop and jewelry are reported stolen.

August 12, 2014; Theft from Autos; During the overnight hours, a vehicle on Concord Ave, Ohio St and Park Ave were entered.  Al htree vehicles were left unlocked.  Change and a cell phone were reported stolen.

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August 13, 2014; Motor vehicle theft; Sometime over the last three weeks a Dodge Caravan was stolen from the CP&P parking lot located on Burnett Ave.  The vehicle was recovered in Bethlehem PA.

August 14, 2014; Bicycle Theft;  A bicycle left on the front lawn of a Boyden Ave residence was stolen at approximately 1 PM.

August 14, 2014; Bicycle Theft;  A bicycle left in  the front of a Henry Pl residence was stolen at approximately 3:45 PM.  Officers responding to the call located a male riding the bicycle.  The 17 year old from Irvington was arrested for being in possession of stolen property.  The bicycle was return to it’s owner.

August 15, 2014; Burglary; A home on Oakland Rd was entered during the overnight hours.  A purse and several pieces of electronics were stolen from the first floor.

August 16, 2014; Bicycle Thefts; During the overnight hours several bicycles were stolen from streets on the West side of town.  At approximately 2:45 AM, two juveniles and an adult, Javon Brooks all of Irvington were stopped on Maplewood Ave.  Investigation on scene led to their arrest for bicycle theft and the recovery of four bicycles.

August 16, 2014; Motor vehicle theft; Between 1:30 and 4 PM a Chevy Monte Carlo was stolen from in front of an Elmwood Ave residence.

August 18, 2014; Robbery; At approximately 9 AM, Officers responded to 7 Eleven on Springfield Ave for a reported shoplifting.  Once on scene it was determined that the shoplifter had pushed a clerk while fleeing making it a robbery.  Officers searched the area and were able to locate 46 year old Dale Jackson of Elizabeth.  He was taken into custody and charged with the robbery as well as prior shoplifting at the same store.

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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