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Maplewood Police Blotter - 7 Thefts from Autos and 2 Vehicle Thefts Reported

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October 10 - Shoplifting; At approximately 3:30 p.m. Wawa reported that a male left the building with several items without paying. Responding officers were able to locate the male a short distance away. The male, 51 year old Gregory Singleton of Union was arrested for shoplifting as well as an outstanding warrant.

October 10 - Malicious Damage; Sometime during the overnight hours, a vehicle parked on Courter Ave sustained damage to it’s door lock..

October 11- Theft; Between noon and 6 p.m. cash was removed from an unsecured business on the 1800 block of Springfield Ave.

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October 12 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on Elmwood Ave was entered and  a wallet, cash, driver’s license and credit cards were stolen.

October 13 - Theft from Auto; At approximately 11:15 p.m., a resident of Suffolk Ave observed a tall thin male going through an unsecured vehicle in her driveway.  Sunglasses and a cell phone charger were reportedly stolen.

October 14 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours two unsecured vehicles on Maryland Rd were entered and a GPS unit was stolen from one of them.

October 14 -  Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on East Cedar Lane was entered and cash and a social security card were stolen.



October 14 - Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on Courter Ave was stolen. The vehicle was recovered in Newark on October 16.

October 15 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on Suffolk Ave was entered and cash and a tablet were stolen.

October 15 - Theft from Auto; At approximately 9:45 p.m. a resident of Boyden Ave observed three males going through his vehicle that had been left unsecured. When confronted, one male fled towards Irvington Ave and two fled East on Parker Ave. Change was found to be missing from the vehicle.

October 15 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle on Midland Blvd was entered and change was stolen.

October 15 - Motor vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours a Pontiac was stolen from Midland Blvd.  The vehicle was recovered in Newark after being involved in a motor vehicle collision.

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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