Police & Fire

Montclair Police Blotter: School Brushfire Extinguished, Crash Leads to DWI Arrest and More

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The following blotter was released by the Montclair Police Department on July 4, 2017:

Arrest:

06-29- 2017 (TD Bank, Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Alajauwan Pitts, 27yoa from Bloomfield was arrested and

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charged with Forgery and Theft for attempting to open a fraudulent banking account.

07-01- 2017 (Maple Avenue) Officers responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash with no reported

injuries. Mr. Wendell Willis, 43yoa from Montclair was arrested and charged with DWI.

Burglary/Theft:

06-27- 2017 (Stonebridge Road) Theft of a wallet from an unlocked motor vehicle.

06-27- 2017 (Montclair Avenue) Theft of a silver Nissan Murano from a driveway. The keys had been left

inside this vehicle.

06-28- 2017 (Mission Street) Theft of an unlocked bicycle from the side yard of a residence.

06-28- 2017 (Montague Place) Theft of sunglasses from a parked motor vehicle.

06-29- 2017 (Bay Street Station) Theft of a bicycle which had been locked to the station bike rack.

07-01- 2017 (Montclair Avenue) Theft of sunglasses from a parked motor vehicle.

Miscellaneous:

07-02- 2017 (Glenfield School) MFD and MPD responded to a report of a small brush fire in the rear of

the school. The fire was extinguished with no reported damage to the structure. MFD is investigating.

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