Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter - July 23


South Orange Police Blotter as of July 23

Theft from vehicle; A So. Centre St. resident stated that sometime during the evening or overnight hours of July 20, an unknown actor(s) forced open the driver's side door of his vehicle (2012 Infinity) and removed loose change from the center console.

Criminal mischief; A Franklin Ter. resident stated that sometime between July 18 and July 21 an unknown actor(s) had cut the gas line to her Weber Grill which was in her back yard.

Sign Up for E-News

Warrant arrest; James Wise, an 18 year old South Orange resident, was arrested after it was determined by an officer during a field inquiry on Varsity Rd. that the subject had an outstanding warrant issued for his arrest out of Maplewood. The subject was arrested at the scene without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Warrant Arrest; Will Jackson, a 65 year old Newark resident, was arrested on July 22 at approximately 3 a.m., after an officer on routine patrol discovered the subject inside a township park after dusk in violation of township ordinance. During the field inquiry conducted by the officer it was discovered that the subject had an outstanding warrant issued for the subject's arrest out of the Essex County Sheriff's Department. The subject was arrested at the scene (Duck Pond) without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Burglary to garage; A Charllton Ave. resident stated that sometime during the evening or overnight hours of July 21 an unknown actor(s) entered her unlocked garage and accompanying shed and removed a Marin 29" Hybrid mountain bike and a red echo backpack leaf blower.

Thefts from vehicles; Sometime during the overnight hours of July 20, two vehicles (2013 Infinity/2013 Dodge) parked at residences on Warren Ct. were entered. A pair of Jordan sneakers were removed from a trunk of one vehicle and a pair of sunglasses from the other. The actor(s) had broken the door handle to gain entry into the Dodge.

Theft from vehicle; A So. Kingman Rd. resident stated that sometime during the evening or overnight hours of July 20 an unknown actor(s) had gained entry in her vehicle (2005 Lexus) by breaking the driver's side door lock. Once inside the vehicle the actor(s) preceded to remove a Garmin GPS unit while ransacking the glove box. The vehicle was parked in the victim's driveway at the time of the incident.

Burglary to garage; A Centre St. resident stated that sometime between 5 p.m. on July 20. and 8:45 a.m. on July 21 an unknown actor(s) had smashed in the rear window of his garage and entered same removing a red adult Schwinn mountain bike along with a battery for his lawnmower.

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.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Maplewood Police Blotter - Man Arrested for Package Thefts

April 20, 2018

April 5 - Shoplifting; At approximately 3:15 p.m. officers responded to the Extra Supermarket on Irvington Ave on a reported shoplifter. Jean Legerme, age 21 of Newark was detained by security for attempting to leave the store without paying for several items. He was arrested, taken into custody and later released after being charged on a summons.

April 5 - Shoplifting; At ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Theft and Burglary Reported

South Orange Police Blotter as of April 19

Theft - An East Orange resident reported that on Tuesday, April 17, at approximately 9:20 a.m., actor(s) unknown stole some tools from a construction site on Valley Street. The stolen tools, valued at over $500.00 were a Makita brand drill set and electrical saw.

Burglary to Auto - An Irvington resident reported that on Thursday, April ...

41st Annual SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service and March of Remembrance Held on Sunday

April 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The 41st Annual SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service and March of Remembrance was held on Sunday, April 15. The march assembled in Spiotta Park on Maplewood Avenue in Maplewood, and was called to order with the blowing of the shofar.

Local elected officials who attended included Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, Maplewood Township Committee member Dean Dafis, and ...

Water Main Break on Baker Street in Maplewood Wednesday Morning

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Shortly after 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Maplewood police reported receiving a call from a commuter on his way to work who noticed a small geyser of water in front of 34 Baker St., next to the driveway to the Maplewood Country Club. 

According to Maplewood police, they requested assistance from New Jersey American Water to shut off the water, but as of 7:10 a.m., ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, April 22, 10:30 AM


Do Good, Feel Good, Have Fun!

Giving Back

Mon, April 23, 7:00 PM

First Congregational Church, Guild Room, Montclair

A Healthier New Jersey: The Murphy Administration ...

Government Health & Wellness

Tue, April 24, 6:00 PM

The Venetian , Garfield

Prepared For Life Dinner with Captain Mark Kelly


Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

April 20, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

Kiburi Tucker Sentenced to 38 Months in Federal Prison

NEWARK, NJ - Kiburi Tucker, a longtime friend of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the business partner of a Newark woman who admitted to tax evasion last year, was sentenced today to more than three years in prison for wire fraud and tax evasion, federal authorities announced. 

Kiburi D. Tucker, 43, of Newark, pleaded guilty in November before Chief U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares after ...

Amazon Works to End Stigma of “Free and Reduced” Meals at School

April 21, 2018

FLORENCE, NJ – There is a widely unknown problem in schools all over America: a stigma among many children who are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

Rather than face the peer pressure of receiving breakfast or lunch through this federal program, many choose to remain hungry.

To help eliminate the practice, Amazon has partnered with Share our Strength’s “No Kid ...

Endangered Bog Turtle Plods Through Senate Towards Official Designation as State Reptile

TRENTON, NJ - The endangered bog turtle is one step closer to being designated New Jersey's official state reptile, following State Senate approval of legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) and inspired by students from Princeton.

Riverside Elementary School Students Kyle Grzmala and Hayah Mian, and their teacher Mark Eastburn, joined ...

Class Act Performing Arts Studio presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at SOPAC

April 22, 2018

Class Act Performing Arts Studio’s senior Musical Theatre Company members will perform “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” Thursday, May 10th , 2018 through Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Set in 19th-century London, this thrilling musical tells the story of barber Benjamin Barker, now known by his alias, Sweeney Todd, and his ...

Author Visit: Peter Golden at Millburn Library

The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed journalist, novelist, and historian Peter Golden on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 7:00pm, to discuss his new book, Nothing is Forgotten.

Featuring Peter Golden’s signature “vivid characters and strong storytelling” (The Washington Post), Nothing Is Forgotten changes our understanding of the ...

South Orange Fencer and Origin Athlete Victoria Pevzner Captures Silver Medal in Poland

11 year-old fencer Victoria Pevzner placed second in the U-13 Girls’ Foil event at 2018 Challenge Wratislavia, an international youth fencing tournament in Wroclaw, Poland, March 22-26, 2018.

The 13 year-old and under’ girls foil event included over 180 competitors from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine and ...