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Montclair Police Blotter: Shots Fired, Business Burglaries, Theft from Vehicles Continue and More

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released by the Montclair Police Department on July 25, 2017.

Burglary/Theft:
07-17- 2017 (Bellevue Parking Lot) Theft of a bicycle which was locked, but not secured to the bike stand.
07-19- 2017 (News Plus, Valley Road) Attempted burglary to a commercial establishment. A rear window
was smashed in this incident but access was not gained to the building.
07-19- 2017 (Claridge Theater, Bloomfield Avenue) Theft of a wallet from an unattended pocketbook.
07-20- 2017 (Jason Tire, Valley Road) Burglary to a commercial establishment. A window was broken in
this incident. It is unknown if anything was taken.
07-20- 2017 (Union Street) An unlocked vehicle was entered and rummaged through. Unknown if
anything was taken in this incident.
07-20- 2017 (Greenwood Avenue) Theft from an unlocked motor vehicle. A pocketbook was taken in this
incident.
07-21- 2017 (Walnut Street Train Station) Theft of a bicycle which had been chained to the station bike
rack.
07-22- 2017 (TD Bank, Bloomfield Avenue) Theft from an unlocked motor vehicle. A cellular telephone
and wallet were taken in this incident.
07-22- 2017 (Christopher Street) Theft of a wallet from an unlocked motor vehicle.
07-23- 2017 (North Fullerton Parking Deck) Theft of a cellular telephone from a parked vehicle. There
was no sign of forced entry.
07-24- 2017 (Gates Avenue) Theft of a duffel bag and an iPod from a motor vehicle. Access was gained
by smashing a side window.

Miscellaneous:
On 07/23/2017 at approximately 0022Hrs, we received a call of possible shots fired on Pine Street near
the intersection of Glenridge Avenue.  Callers reported hearing 3-4 shots being fired in the street. 
Officers were unable to locate any bullet holes in that area.  There were no injuries reported in this
incident.  This incident is under investigation.

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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