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

Shoplifting:

6/6/18- Officers were dispatched to 351 Broad Street (Quick Check) on a report of a Shoplifting. An employee observed an unknown African American male wearing a beige shirt and carrying a black bag. The suspect placed dessert items into that black bag and attempted to exit store without paying. He was confronted by store employees and handed over 3 Honey buns valued at $5.00 and fled store on foot. An area search was conducted with negative results.

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6/9/18- An officer was dispatched to 250 Glenwood Avenue (CVS) on a report of a shoplifting. The suspect was observed placing multiple items valued at $200.00 in a backpack then exiting the store without paying. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male wearing a red shirt, cap, light jeans, and a black backpack. This incident is under investigation. 

Theft:

6/9/18- An officer was dispatched to 1409 Broad Street (Shop Rite) on a report of a Theft. Loss Prevention reported after reviewing surveillance footage from 6/4/18 at 3:49 P.M. An African American male entered the store placing multiple items in a basket, valued at approximately $35.00 then walked out without paying. The suspect is described as heavy set, approximately 5’9 in height, black afro, full beard, wearing a white hooded sweat shirt with writing, blue jeans, black socks, and flip flops. This incident is under investigation.

Theft from Auto:

6/8/18- An officer was dispatched to La France Avenue on a report of Theft from Auto. Complainant reported her vehicle was burglarized and items were stolen. Vehicle was entered by unknown actors who opened the center console and glove box. Missing from the vehicle was a Clutch style handbag containing her drivers license and various items. Vehicle exhibited no signs of forced entry. Complainant’s handbag was discovered empty behind a nearby bush. This incident is under Investigation.

Motor Vehicle Theft:

6/4/18- An officer was dispatched to Glenwood Avenue on a report of a Stolen Vehicle. The complainant reports that on 6/3/18 at 9:00 P.M. his blue Ford van was stolen while parked on the street. The complainant’s exterior home video surveillance was able to capture a white vehicle pull up to his van and an unknown suspect enters his van and drives off. The vehicle is described as a 2004 Ford E350 Van NJ Reg XCLN18. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

6/4/18- An officer was dispatched to Cross Street on a report of a Stolen Vehicle. The owner of the vehicle reported that when he exited his residence on 6/4/18 at 10:30 A.M. he discovered his motorcycle missing. The motorcycle was last seen at 9:00 P.M. ON 6/3/18. The motorcycle is described as a Black and Red 2011 Suzuki. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

6/6/18- An officer was dispatched to Broad Street on a report of a Stolen Vehicle. The owner of the vehicle reported that he parked his vehicle on 6/5/18 at 10:00 A.M. in front of his apartment and when later returned at 5:00 P.M, the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is a 2001 Honda CR-V NJ Registration L23KAR. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

6/7/18- Officers were dispatched to Hill Street on a report of a Stolen Vehicle. The complainant parked his friend’s vehicle on 6/6/18 at 11:00P.M. When he later returned on 6/7/18 at 7:00A.M. the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is a 2000 Silver Honda Civic NJ Registration U48JUL. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen. 6/8/18- A Berkley Place resident responded to the front desk to make a Stolen Vehicle Report. Ms. Fernandez reported that she parked her vehicle at 6:00 P.M. on 6/7/18. When she later returned the next morning the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is a 1996 Honda NJ Registration X83KBU. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

Burglary:

6/4/18- Officers were dispatched to Harrison Street on a report of a Burglary. A resident returned home and discovered that one of his windows to his residence was shattered and money was discovered missing from his bedroom dresser draw. Five Provident Bank envelopes which contained a total value of $100.00 were missing. Incident may have been captured by neighboring video surveillance systems and is under investigation.

6/7/18- A Broughton Avenue resident responded to the Police Desk to report a Burglary. Complainant’s Tarmac Model bicycle was discovered missing from his apartment building. After reviewing video security footage, an unknown white male suspect was observed entering the building then exits with the bicycle, valued at $3,000.00. This incident is under investigation.

Warrant Arrest:

6/5/18- Augustus Boswell Age 52 Stephen Crane Village- Officers on routine patrol were traveling on North 16th Street and Beardsley and observed 2 males walking in the roadway. Mr. Clark was a short black male with a bald head wearing, black hooded jacket, blue tee shirt, baseball cap, black jeans, blue and green stripped socks, and black sneakers. Mr. Rouse was a tall black male with a bald head and a goat tee, wearing a black and gray hoodie, black jeans, and dark sneakers. A field interview was conducted and the suspects were advised the reason for the stop. Upon obtaining their identification they were checked through central. Mr. Boswell had an outstanding warrant out of Elizabeth. He was arrested, transported to HQ, processed and released with a new pending court date