MILLBURN, NJ - On May 8, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Kostovski responded to the Abercrombie and Fitch store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Abercrombie personnel report 38-year-old Lameeka Spencer of Brooklyn concealed 7 bottles of perfume valued at $696.00 in a bag and left the store without making payment. Ms. Spencer was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting before being released on a summons.

Also on May 8, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Barbosa responded to mall security on a fraud report. Mall security reported recovering a fanny pack containing stolen credit cards. The investigation led to the arrest of 29-year-old Samuel Bola of East Orange, 32-year-old Aaron Smart of East Orange, and 29-year-old Jabril Boon of East Orange for credit card fraud, credit card theft, receiving stolen property, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin). All 3 individuals were remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On May 9, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Czupak responded to headquarters on a burglary report. A Berkeley Rd resident reports sometime overnight unknown actor/s entered his 2013 Audi A4 and took a Dell laptop valued at $1500.00. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

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Also on May 9, 2019, Millburn Police Officer McMillan responded to Macy's on a theft report. Macy's personnel report 18-year-old Laurinda Cruz of Newark concealed $503.98 worth of merchandise in a bag and left the store without making payment. Helen Cathcart, age 22 of Newark, concealed $213.98 worth of merchandise in a bag and left the store without making payment. Ms. Cathcart was also found to have $137.10 worth of stolen merchandise from Forever 21. Both individuals were placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting. Ms. Cathcart was charged additionally with receiving stolen property. Both were released on a summons.

On May 10, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Hunt responded to the Sephora store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Sephora personnel report 18-year-old Vanessa Quesada of New Providence concealed 5 items valued at $105.00 under her sweatshirt and left the store without making payment. Ms. Quesada was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting before being released on a summons.

Also on May 10, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Pinero responded to Macy's on a theft report. Macy's personnel report 51-year-old Reinaldo Morales of Irvington concealed 2 shirts valued at $149.00 in a bag and left the store without making payment. Mr. Morales was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting and trespassing and released on a summons.

On May 12, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Zonn responded to the Louis Vuitton store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Louis Vuitton personnel report a black male wearing a grey/black/white sweatsuit cut the security cord connected to a purse valued at $4200.00. A black female wearing a multicolor tracksuit then took the purse and concealed it in a bag carried by a black male wearing all black. All three individuals then left the store without making payment. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

Also on May 12, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Zonn responded to the Apple store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Apple personnel report 2 black males wearing black sweatshirts concealed 3 pairs of headphones valued at $949.85 in their sweatshirts and left the store without making payment. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

And also on May 12, 2019, Millburn Police Officer Nacim responded to the Sephora store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Sephora personnel report 20-year-old Hajji McQueen of Atlanta, GA concealed 2 items valued at $124.00 in her purse and left the store without making payment. Ms. McQueen was placed under arrest and charged with shoplifting and possession of a counterfeit license and released on a summons.

And on May 13, 2019, Millburn Police Officers Lanni and Aliotta responded to Bloomingdales on a fraud report. Bloomingdale's personnel report 25-year-old Emilio Jimenez of the Bronx used a counterfeit license to open a Bloomingdale's charge account to charge $5440.00 worth of merchandise. Mr. Jimenez attempted to run from the store, however, was apprehended after a brief struggle. Mr. Jimenez was charged with identity theft, resisting arrest, and forgery and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

These are accusations. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they enter a guilty plea or are found guilty in a court of law.