Shoplifting: 

4/25/2020- Dwayne Jackson age 36 of Jersey City, NJ- Officers responded to 122 Bloomfield Ave (7-Eleven) on report of a shoplifting in progress. Upon police arrival, employees stated that an African American male carrying a bag took several packs of food without paying. The suspect then ran south on Ampere Parkway. Officers observed a male matching the description running on Ampere Parkway near Tunbridge Place with a large bag in his hand. Mr. Jackson was located and had proceeds from the store in his possession. He was positively identified by the store manager and placed under arrest, transported to headquarters, processed, charged with shoplifting and released with a pending court date. 

Theft: 

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4/20/2020- The building owner at 25 Cross Street reports that six garbage cans are missing from his property. This occurred approximately two weeks ago. The six black 32 gallon garbage cans are valued at $210.00 and are all marked with the address 25 Cross Street identifying them. 

Theft from Auto 

4/22/2020-An officer took a telephone report of an attempted Theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle. The caller reported that upon returning to his vehicle on 4/22/2020, he noticed the catalytic converter was severed and hanging from underneath his vehicle. His 2002 Ford van was parked in front of 12 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield at the time of the attempted theft. 

4/23/2020-An officer took a telephone report of a burglary into auto. The resident parked his vehicle, 2017 gold Toyota Camry in the area of 409 East Passaic Avenue at approximately at 9:00 p.m. on 4/22/2020. When he returned on 4/23/2020 he found the door open and the vehicle was ransacked. 

Package Theft: 

4/22/2020-A North 16th Street resident reports that on 2/18/2020 at 2:52 p.m. a package was delivered by the post office and placed into her mail box. When she went to retrieve the package, it was not there. The package was sent by Ambrie and contained safeguard equipment valued at $60.00. 

4/23/2020- An Ampere Parkway resident phoned the Bloomfield Police Station to report a package theft that occurred on April 20, 2020. The resident ordered 3 packages (2 from Amazon and 1 from EBay). The two packages from Amazon consisted of three purifiers and two books, total value of $203.79. The third package from EBay consisted of N95 masks valued at $59.43. The resident was away for a few days and returned home on Tuesday April 21, 2020. She checked her Amazon account and the packages were delivered on April 20, 2020 at 11:56 a.m. Her EBay packages were also delivered on April 20, 2020 at 15:26 p.m. 

The suspect took the packages from the front porch. The suspect was wheeling what appears to be a baby carriage, and loaded the stolen packages inside. If anyone has seen a suspect with a baby carriage in the area or any other video on April 23, 2020, please contact Det. Salvatore Cordi at scordi@bloomfieldnjpd.com or call 973-680-4089. 

Motor Vehicle Theft: 

4/24/2020- On April 24, 2020, at approximately 7:36 p.m. an officer took a telephone report of a Motorcycle Theft. The owner parked his motorcycle in an assigned parking space with his vehicle blocking it. The motorcycle is a blue/black 2006 Suzuki GSX-R600, NJ registration 3YNL5. The motorcycle was entered NCIC stolen. 

After reviewing video surveillance, a long van, unknown make and model, entered the complex and noticed the motorcycle. After observing the motorcycle, the van departed the area in an unknown direction. 

Approximately five minutes after the suspects departed the area, they returned to the motorcycle. The two individuals exited the van, picked up the motorcycle, secured it inside the van, and departed the area in an unknown direction. This incident is currently under investigation.