MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on May 19, 2020: 


Thefts
May 14, 2020 (Mission Street): The victim reports that packages containing over
$600 in merchandise were stolen from the front of his residence.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): Police responded on a report of three motor vehicles
having been rummaged through. Eight dollars in change was stolen from one
vehicle, while nothing was reported as missing from the other two vehicles.

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May 15, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reports that a key fob was stolen
from her vehicle.

May 15, 2020 (Oak Place): The complainant reports that a bicycle was stolen from
the rear of his residence.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reports that two unlocked vehicles
were entered and an undetermined amount of loose change was stolen.

May 15, 2020 (Forest Street): The complainant reports that approximately fifty
dollars worth of toiletries was stolen from her vehicle.

May 15, 2020 (Forest Street): The victim reports that her vehicle, which may have
been left unlocked, was entered and rummaged through. Nothing was reported
missing.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reports that approximately $11 in
change and $100 in gift cards were stolen from his vehicle.

May 16, 2020 (Midland Avenue): The complainant reports that two unlocked
motor vehicles were entered, and $2 in coins was stolen.

May 16, 2020 (Midland Avenue): The complainant reports that his unlocked
vehicle was entered and that $5 in quarters and a knife/tool valued at $20 were
stolen.

May 16, 2020 (Pine Street): The complainant reports that two bicycles were stolen
from the area of his patio.

May 18, 2020 (Grove Street): The complainant reports that his vehicle was stolen
from a lot.

Robbery
May 15, 2020 Maple Avenue): The victim reports at approximately 2:20 PM he
was approached by a black male who snatched his phone and demanded money.
Friends of the victim came to his aid, causing the suspect to drop the phone and
flee. The suspect is further described as having a slim build, in his early 20s, last
seen wearing a red t-shirt, black jeans, and red and black sneakers.

Vandalism
May 13, 2020 (Orange Road): The complainant reports that a garage had been
vandalized. The vandalism consisted of “BBW”, “Jah Roos The World”, “Crack
Baby,” and “Way 2 Fed” written in red spray paint.

May 15, 2020 (Porter Park): The caller reported finding three stickers posted to
light poles in the park. The stickers read “One Nation Against Invasion” from
Patriot Front, a Neo-Nazi, White Supremacist group. The caller stated that he
removed the stickers and discarded them.

Suspicious Incident
May 13, 2020 (Alexander Avenue): The complainant reports that two unlocked
motor vehicles were rummaged through. No property was reported missing.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reports viewing footage of a person
attempting to enter his vehicle at approximately 3:00 AM. The suspect, described
as a male, 5’8”-5’10”, last seen wearing a surgical mask, dark clothing, and
carrying a backpack, was unsuccessful in gaining entry to the vehicle, which was
locked.