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Maplewood Police Blotter - Burglary and Arrest Reported

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November 26 - At approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a home on Essex Ave. on a reported burglary.  Five juveniles were located in the area, were identified as the burglars, and were taken into custody.  Two females age 17 from Newark, 15 and 17 year old males from Newark, and a 17 year old male from Irvington were all arrested and charged with the burglary.

November 22 - Package Theft; At approximately 2 p.m., a resident of Rutgers St. observed a black male in his twenties remove two packages from in front of his home.  The male possibly fled to a two door gray vehicle on Rutgers St. and left the area.

November 27 - At approximately 8 a.m. a male shoplifted a carton of cigarettes from the Quick Chek on Springfield Ave. and fled.  The actor, Neil Payton, age 46 of Newark was located in Irvington and was taken into custody and charged with shoplifting.

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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