November 28, 2019; Theft from auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Evelyn Court had a license and credit card removed.

November 29, 2019; Shoplifting; At 1:45 p.m., a male fled Walgreens after concealing multiple items under his clothing.  Officers were able to locate the male later identified as 51 year old Tariq Mujahid of Mays Landing. He was found to be in possession of the items and was taken into custody and charged with shoplifting.

November 29, 2019; Theft from auto; Between 1 and 6 a.m. an unsecured vehicle on Hillcrest Rd. was entered and a wallet stolen.

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December 7, 2019; Shoplifting; At 7:20 p.m., a male took several boxes of condoms and fled the Walgreens without paying.

December 10, 2019; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 5 a.m. a vehicle left running at the Quick Chek was stolen.  It was later recovered in Newark.

The Maplewood Police Department works hard to protect the residents and their property.  We are asking that you assist us in this effort by making sure all vehicles and homes are properly secured at all times.  All charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.