MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released by the Monclair Police Department on Tuesday, April 16, 2019:
04-13-2019 (Walnut Street) Ms. Catrina Perkins, 27yoa from Paterson, was arrested on an open warrant
out of Newark.
04-14-2019 (Glenridge Avenue) Mr. Omar Soriano, 31yoa from Newark, was arrested and charged with
Hindering, Resisting, and Trespassing after being observed attempting to damage a vehicle. He fled the
scene on foot, resulting in a short foot pursuit. He was also found to have an open warrant out of Union
04-10-2019 (North Mountain Avenue) Theft of a delivered package from the front porch of a home. The
suspect is described as an African-American male, wearing a red sweatshirt and brown pants. The
packages contained clothing items and golf balls.
04-10-2019 (Elm Street) Burglary to a residence. Numerous rooms in the home were rummaged
through. Cash and wristwatch were taken in this incident.
04-12-2019 (North Fullerton Avenue) Theft of a license plate off of a parked vehicle.
04-12-2019 (Cambridge Road) Theft of a delivered package from the front of a home. The package in
question contained small electronics.
04-15-2019 (Draper Terrace) Theft of a bicycle from a residential garage.
04-15-2019 (Maple Avenue) Theft of a wallet and GPS Unit from an unlocked motor vehicle.
04-12-2019 (Lackawanna Plaza) A food deliver driver (65yoa male from Wayne) returned to his vehicle
to discover a side window broken and a suspect rummaging through his vehicle. The suspect exited the
vehicle and punched the victim in the face. The suspect then struck the victim numerous times in the
head with a rock. This suspect is described as a light skinned African-American male, 40's,
approximately 5'6 in height with a very thin build, wearing a black hat, black jacket, black pants, black
shoes, and possibly had a blue gym bag type backpack. The victim’s wallet was taken from his pocket
during this assault. The victim sustained lacerations to the head and was transported to Mountainside
Hospital for treatment.
04-14-2019 (Nicolo’s Bakery, Baldwin Street) An unknown person knocked over a large planter in front
of the store and then threw a brick through the glass front door. This incident occurred after business
hours when the store was closed.