MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following reflects the police blotter released by the Montclair Police Department on December 17, 2019.

Thefts
December 10, 2019 (Church Street): An employee at a parking lot stated that a customer was
advised that the fee to park was $10. The customer replied that he only had a $50 bill. When the
employee handed the customer $40 as change, the driver took the bills and left without giving
the employee the $50 bill.

December 11, 2019 (Norman Road): The complainant reports that packages containing
approximately $300 worth of clothing were stolen from her porch. The suspect is described as a
black male, last seen wearing a black-colored skull cap, a dark-colored hooded shirt that partially
covered his face, a long-sleeved plaid-patterned shirt with wide red and thin black stripes, dark
pants, and tan boots.

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December 11, 2019 (Essex Avenue): The complainant reports that a cell phone, valued at $1,000,
was stolen from the Woodman Field House.

December 12, 2019 (South Park Street): The complainant reports that a duffel bag containing his
belongings was stolen from the locker room at the New York Sports Club.

December 12, 2019 (Bloomfield Avenue): The complainant reports that an iPad, valued at $415,
was stolen from her office. The suspect is described as a black male, last seen wearing a black
skull cap, light gray hooded sweatshirt, dark colored pants with a bright stripe on the side, and
black shoes.

December 12, 2019 (Gordonhurst Avenue): The complainant reports that a package containing
approximately $65 in merchandise was stolen from his porch. The suspect is described as last
seen wearing all black, with black and white sneakers and his face covered with what appears to
be a gray/red hooded sweatshirt under a black jacket.

December 13, 2019 (Gates Avenue): The complainant reports that iron railings that had been
removed while the steps to his residence were being repaired had been stolen.

December 15, 2019 (Claremont Avenue): An employee reports that a suspect placed over $155
in merchandise in a bag and left he CVS without paying. The suspect is described as a black
male, 6’2”, muscular build, last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a gray winter hat, and
gray sneakers.

Vandalism
December 10, 2019 (Chestnut Street): A teacher reported finding drawings of
swastikas on a desk.

Arrests
December 13, 2019 (Maple Avenue): Tyran Palmer, 19, of East Orange, was arrested after he
was found to have a warrant issued by Montclair.