The following blotter was compiled and released by the Montclair Police Department on 2-4-20:

Thefts
January 29, 2020 (Lexington Avenue): The complainant reports that a backpack and a textbook
were stolen from his vehicle.

Burglary
February 2, 2020 (Claremont Avenue): The complainant reports that the door to a vacated
apartment had been kicked in. Nothing was reported missing at the time of the report.

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Vandalism
January 29, 2020 (Orange Road): The complainant reports that his vehicle was “keyed” and two
tires to the vehicle were punctured.

January 30, 2020 (North Willow Avenue): The complainant reported that a window to her
vehicle had been shattered, with a brick found on the floor under her driver’s seat.

January 30, 2020 (Valley Road): The complainant reports that her windshield was cracked by an
unidentified object.

January 31, 2020 (Bellevue Avenue): The complainant reports that the interior of the Bellevue
Theater was vandalized, with a fire extinguisher discharged, and damage to interior glass
windows, ceiling tiles, light fixtures, and a theater seat.

February 3, 2020 (Forest Street): The caller reports that an unidentified person had apparently
placed oatmeal and sugar in and around the gas tank to her motor vehicle.

Suspicious Incident

January 29, 2020 (Alexander Avenue): A witness states that he was in a house under
construction when he observed a male peering into a window on the front porch. When the
witness made eye contact with the male, the male ran and entered a white van that was parked
nearby. The witness chased the male, but the van fled west on Alexander Avenue. The male is
described only as being of Indian or Middle Eastern descent, with a distinctive long beard, last
seen wearing a black jacket and dark-colored sweatshirt. Anyone with further information is
asked to contact Detective Tyler Manley at 973-509-4722.

January 31, 2020 (Tremont Place): The complainant reports that her vehicle was rummaged
through, with nothing of value reported as being stolen from the vehicle.

January 31, 2020 (Bloomfield Avenue): The victim, a thirty-three year old Jersey City resident,
reports that she was walking when a male said to her, “Go back to China,” made a slur regarding
her heritage, and spat in her direction. The suspect is described as an older white male, balding
with some gray hair, and last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt with a gray hood.

Assault
January 29, 2020 (Orange Road): The victim, a fifty year old California resident, reports that she
was walking on Orange Road when she was approached by a male who wanted to talk to her.
When she refused, the male pushed her to the ground, causing an abrasion to the victim’s knee.
The suspect, described as a black male, 5’10”-5’11” tall, 220-230 lbs., with short, black hair, and
last seen wearing a black jacket and black sweatpants, was last seen running on Warren Place.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jamar Jones at 973-509-4705.

Robbery
February 1, 2020 (Midland Avenue): A pizza delivery driver states that he was making a delivery
when he was approached by two black males in ski masks with slim builds and wearing black
and dark clothing, with one brandishing a handgun. The victim reports that the order, his AirPod,
and wallet containing $50 were stolen from him. He states that the pair fled south on Midland
Avenue in a dark-colored sedan. The victim did not report any injuries. Anyone with further
information is asked to contact Detective Daniel Heiser at 973-509-4724.
Arrests
January 30, 2020 (Bloomfield Avenue): A sixteen year old East Orange resident was charged
with receiving stolen property after he was found to be in possession of a bicycle reported stolen
earlier in the month.

February 1, 2020 (Gates Avenue): John Concepcion, 61, of Harrison, was charged with
Harassment by Communication, Harassment by Spitting, and Bias Intimidation after police
responded to the area on a report of a male yelling racial slurs and spitting on a forty-seven year
old African-American female Newark resident.

February 2, 2020 (Lloyd Road): Brendan O’Hare, 45, of Hackensack, was charged with driving
while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop.

February 3, 2020 (Elm Street): Carla Molinahoey, 41, of Springfield, was charged with driving
while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop.