Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter - July 23

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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.

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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.

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