BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

6/14/18- Erky, Luna Age 36 of Newark, NJ- Officers were dispatched to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on a report of a shoplifting. The suspect was observed placing multiple items in his waist band, pockets and a plastic bag. He then fled the area on foot without paying. Total values of items taken were valued at $404.00. Officers responded to the area and Mr. Luna was located hiding behind a vehicle. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, processed, charged with shoplifting and has a pending court date.

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6/15/18- Jose Perez Age 38 of Newark, NJ- Officers on routine patrol were dispatched to 135 Bloomfield Avenue (Dollar Tree) on a report of a shoplifting. Mr. Perez was observed entering the establishment empty handed. When later exiting the store, the male suspect exited the store with an empty shopping basket and fled on a bicycle. The suspect was stopped and approached, when questioned he provided proper identification. Mr. Perez admitted to concealing multiple batteries from the establishment valued at $32.00. Mr. Perez also had warrants out of Belleville Township. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, processed, charged with shoplifting and has a pending court date. Mr. Perez was transported to Belleville PD without incident.

Theft:

6/12/18- An officer on routine patrol was dispatched to Mount Vernon Ave on a report of a Theft. The complainant stated that his bicycle was taken from his backyard sometime overnight between the hours of 6/11/18 at 7:00 P.M. and 6/12/18 at 5:00 A.M. The bicycle is described as a black hybrid with an extended seat and a horseshoe metal lock valued at $500.00

 6/13/18- An officer was dispatched to 128 Orange Street (Bloomfield Collision) on a report of a Theft. The store owner reported that an employee took multiple tools valued at $1,000.00 on his last day of work with the company. The owner attempted many times to get in touch with him with no answer. This incident is under investigation.

6/13/18- Officers were dispatched to Elston Street on report of a Theft. The complainant reports that their daughter discovered items missing from their basement. The items are a Black and White Guitar, Guitar Amplifier, Crossbows, Tasers, BB gun, and 4 Custom Samuari swords. All proceeds are valued at $1,200.00. There were no signs of forced entry on the outside nor inside of the basement. This incident is under investigation.

Theft from Auto:

6/13/18- An officer was dispatched to North 15th Street on a report of a Theft from Auto. The owner of the vehicle discovered that the glove box and center console was open and all her belongings were scattered throughout the vehicle. Missing from the vehicle is $50.00 cash. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. This Incident is under investigation.

Motor Vehicle Theft: 6/11/18- Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Broad Street on a report of Motor Vehicle Theft. The owner of the vehicle reported that someone stole his vehicle that was parked on the side of his home near his garage. The complainant stated this occurred sometime between 9:00 P.M. on 06/10/2018 and 9:00 A.M. on 06/11/2018. The vehicle is a 1998 Jeep Wagon NJ Registration D38JSG. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

6/13/18- An officer was dispatched to the 100 block of North 15th Street on a Motor Vehicle Theft report. The Complainant reported that on 6/12/18 between the hours of 5:00-6:00 P.M., he parked his vehicle in front of his home. The next morning when he returned the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is a 2010 Nissan Sentra NJ Registration D21JRY. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen. 6/14/18- An officer was dispatched to the 300 block of Essex Avenue on a Motor Vehicle Theft report. The owner of the vehicle reported that he parked his vehicle in front of his home at 4:00 P.M. on 6/13/18. The next morning he noticed that his car was missing. A witnessed observed on 6/14/18 at 4:00 A.M., 4 unknown Caucasian males enter Mr. Gingerelli’s vehicle and fled. The vehicle is a 2006 Jeep Wagon NJ Registration UVE68E. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

Burglary:

6/11/18- An officer was dispatched to the 900 block of Broad Street on a report of a Burglary. The complainant returned home and discovered his front door locks were pried and damaged. No entry was made into the apartment but signs of wood chips were visible on the floor. A search of the apartment building was conducted. The complainant reported that he was missing loose change totaling $200.00 that was dumped out from 6 coffee cans onto the living room floor. This incident is under investigation.

6/13/18- Officers were dispatched to Brookdale Gardens on a report of a Burglary. A resident reports that when he returned home from work, he discovered that a surf board and books were on the floor. The complainant’s son also discovered that Xbox 2 Controllers and 10 Xbox games were missing valued at $750.00. There were signs that the screen from a rear bedroom window was cut opened. This incident is under investigation. Warrant Arrest: 6/12/18- Marlene Lewter Age 52 of East Orange, NJ- Officers were dispatched to East Orange PD for a warrant pickup out of Bloomfield. The suspect was handcuffed, transported to HQ, processed and transported back out to ECCF without incident.

Robbery:

6/17/2018-Ibn, Muhammad Age 19 of Montclair, NJ- An officer was dispatched to Bay Avenue on a report of a robbery. The complainant reported that she was outside with her dog and noticed an unknown black male in dark clothing in her husband’s vehicle. The resident approached and confronted the suspect. The suspect then struck her in the in the head and fled on foot. Officers located Mr. Muhammad and he was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with Robbery and placed in a male cell awaiting transport to ECCF. The complainant was missing $130.00 in cash and $76.00 in coins from her vehicle.