Police Blotter

Montclair Police Blotter: Burglary, Stolen Car Found, and More

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department has issued the following Police Blotter on May 10, 2016:


05-01-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Ms. Michelle Keeler, 36yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with DWI following a traffic stop.

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04-30-2016 (Lure Lash, 416 Bloomfield Avenue) Burglary to a commercial establishment.  Entry was gained by breaking the glass on the front entrance door.  The register was found open, but there had been no money left inside. Nothing is reported missing in this incident.  

05-02-2016 (Madison Avenue) Burglary to a residence under construction.  A generator, power washer, and power tools were taken in this incident. 

05-02-2016 (YMCA, Park Street)  Theft of a piece of jewelry from a purse in the pool area. 

05-02-2016 (YMCA, Park Street) Theft from a locker in the men’s locker room.  A wallet was taken in this incident. 

05-05-2016 (Montclair Heights Train Station) A 2011 Gray GMC truck was discovered parked and unoccupied in the lot.  This vehicle had been reported stolen out of New York State. 

05-09-2016 (Forest Street) Burglary to a basement apartment.  Access was gained by removing an air conditioner.  A cellular phone and laptop computer were taken. 

05-09-2016 (William Street) Theft from an unlocked motor vehicle.  A GPS unit and loose change was taken. 


05-08-2016 (Kings Supermarket, 650 Valley Road) A female approached a patron who was placing groceries in her vehicle and asked if she could spare any money for bus fare.  The suspect then grabbed the victim’s pocketbook, knocking her to the ground.  The victim struggled with the suspect and was able prevent her pocketbook from being taken.  The suspect then fled the parking lot on foot.  This suspect is described as a white female, 20-25 years of age, 5'06", 125lbs, wearing a hooded sweatshirt (inside out with a white tag showing) and dark color jeans.  She was reportedly very pale with facial acne. 


04-30-2016 (Mid-town Lot, Glenridge Avenue)  A Nissan Xtera had its side window smashed sometime during the day. 

 Written by D/Lt. David O’Dowd

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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