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South Orange Police Blotter - September 4

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South Orange Police Blotter as of September 4

Adult Arrest - Troy Turner, a 23 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, August 30, at approximately 3 p.m. for theft and receiving stolen property. Detectives arrested and charged Turner for a stolen go-cart (reported on August 30) as well as an electric scooter that had previously been reported stolen (on August 25). Officers transported Turner to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

Burglary - A Centre St resident reported that sometime between 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 29, and 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 30, actor(s) unknown entered his garage and stole a yellow, red and black, CRG body cast by Stallion go-cart. Officers observed a subject walking with a go-cart on Fielding Court at approximately 10:05 p.m., Tuesday, August 29.  Officers verified the subject's identification and a record's check was negative for wants and warrants. However, officers seized possession of the go-cart because the subject could not provide proof of ownership and he was sent on his way.  After reporting the burglary, the owner of the go-cart verified ownership and regained possession of his go-cart. The Detective Bureau is currently investigating the entire incident.
 

Warrant Arrest - Dion Montgomery, a 47 year old Newark resident was arrested on Monday, August 28, at approximately 10:16 p.m. for an active arrest warrant out of South Orange. West Orange Police had stopped and subsequently arrested Montgomery on the outstanding warrant and turned him over to South Orange officers at police headquarters. Officers took custody of Montgomery and processed him accordingly.

Adult Arrest - Burglary - Maxwell Rodriguez, a 51 year old Orange resident was arrested on Saturday, August 24, at approximately 5:31 a.m. for burglary.  Officers responded to a Clark Street address on a burglary in progress and located a subject who matched the description given on East Clark Street. Officers stopped the subject (Rodriguez) and after further investigation at the scene, they determined that Rodriguez was the actor involved in the burglary. Officers arrested Rodriguez and he was transported to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.   

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting - Lakiesha Herrill, a 46 year old Orange resident was arrested on Friday, August 25, at approximately 1:48 p.m. for shoplifting. Employees at the 7-Eleven store on Valley St. reported that a shoplifter had put several items into a black backpack and then left the store without paying for them. Officers quickly located a subject (Herrill) who matched the description given by employees and stopped the subject at First St. and Valley St.  After further investigation at the scene, officers determined that Herrill was the actor involved in the incident and she was subsequently arrested and transported to headquarters for processing.  At the time of arrest, Herrill was also in possession of CDS paraphernalia and officers charged her accordingly. 

Burglary to Auto - A Richmond Ave resident reported that between 5:50 a.m. and 6:05 a.m., Friday, August 25, actor(s) unknown smashed the driver's side window of his vehicle and rummaged through the interior. Nothing appears to have been taken from the vehicle at the time of occurrence.

Juvenile Arrest-CDS - Officers took a 17 year old juvenile into custody on Thursday, August 24, at approximately 12:22 a.m. for possession of CDS (marijuana) and CDS paraphernalia. Officers observed a vehicle parked behind the South Mountain Annex elementary school along with four juveniles either in/adjacent to the vehicle. After further investigation, officers determined that the CDS and paraphernalia belonged exclusively to one of the juveniles and that juvenile was taken into custody. Officers transported the juvenile to headquarters for processing.  The other juveniles were not charged and were released at the scene.

Theft from Auto - A Centre St. resident reported that sometime between 8:20 a.m., Tuesday, August 22 and 7:25 a.m., Wednesday, August 23, actor(s) unknown removed all four tires (including the rims) from his vehicle (2014 Jeep) while it was parked in the driveway.

Burglary to Auto - A Third St. resident reported that sometime between 10 p.m., Wednesday August 16, and 8:30 a.m., Thursday, August 17, actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle, which was parked on the street at the time and removed his Lenovo Yoga 260 laptop computer.

Burglary - A West South Orange Ave. resident reported that sometime between midnight and 5:13 p.m. on Sunday, August 20, actor(s) unknown entered his residence and removed a computer, gaming console, several pieces of jewelry and numerous wristwatches. The Detective Bureau responded to process the scene and is currently investigating the incident.

Adult Arrest - Shoplifting - Birrel Smith, a 45 year old East Orange resident was arrested on Friday, August 16, at approximately 9:56 a.m. for shoplifting. Employees of the Stop and Shop notified officers at the scene that Smith had just stolen several items and exited the store. Officers arrested without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.

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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