The South Orange Police Blotter as of Nov. 19
Burglary to Auto - A Cottage Street resident reported on Wednesday, 11-14-18 at approximately 1:30 am, he observed an unknown actor rummaging through the interior of his vehicle, which was parked in the rear of his residence. The actor, described by the resident as a young, black male, about 5'-11", medium build, in his early twenties, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a gray Michael Jordan backpack, fled the scene on foot when confronted and headed east on Irvington Ave. Officers responded and searched the area, but could not locate the actor. It was unknown at the time if anything was taken from the vehicle.
Burglary to Autos - Two Charlton Ave. residents reported that sometime between 8:00 pm, Monday 11-12-18 and 7:00 am, Tuesday 11-13-18 actor(s) unknown entered their unlocked vehicles and rummaged through the interiors, though nothing appeared to be missing at the time.
Burglary to Autos - Two Irving Ave. residents reported that sometime between 7:00 pm, Monday 11-12-18 and 7:00 am, Tuesday 11-13-18 actor(s) unknown entered their unlocked vehicles, rummaged through the interiors and one resident reported a black shoulder bag that contained personal items was stolen. Nothing appeared to be missing from the other vehicle.
Burglary to Auto - A Riggs Pl. resident reported that sometime between 5:30 pm, Thursday 11-8-18 & 9:00 am, Friday 11-9-18 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle, rummaged through the interior and stole some loose change.
Burglary to Auto - A Crestwood Dr. resident reported that sometime between 7:00 pm, Thursday 11-8-18 and 8:00 am, Friday 11-9-18 actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the interior as well as a briefcase that was inside the auto. Nothing appeared to be missing at the time, but the briefcase was damaged during the incident.