Police Blotter

January 8, 2019

South Orange Police Blotter as of Jan. 8 Burglary - The superintendent of an apartment building on Irvington Ave reported that at 6:00 pm, Saturday, Dec. 19, he noticed the side basement door was wide open and an interior door to a storage room had been forcibly pried open. The super stated that ...

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December 28, 2018; Armed Robbery; At approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to the area of Plymouth Ave and Oakland Rd on a reported armed robbery. A 20 year old male was walking in the area when he was approached by a male wearing a ski mask that brandished a handgun and demanded the victims ...

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On December 30, 2018 Millburn Police responded to White Oak Ridge/Hobart Ave on a report of a motor vehicle crash. A 22 year old taxi driver from Brooklyn reports changing a flat tire on his 2018 Toyota Camry when approached by 2 black males dressed in dark clothing. The victim states the ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of Dec. 21 Theft - A Blanchard Road resident reported that sometime between Thursday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Dec. 16, several pieces of art, valued at over $10,000, were missing from the residence after the homeowner hosted several private housewares sales at the ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of Dec. 14 Theft of Motorcycle - A So. Stanley Road resident reported that on Saturday, Dec. 1, at approximately 3:25 pm, he met with a subject who was interested in buying a blue and white, Yamaha YZ 125 dirt bike type motorcycle he was selling. The subject took ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of Dec. 4 Adult Arrest - Justin Armstrong, a 27 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, Nov. 30, at approximately 9:00 pm for receiving stolen property and active arrest warrants. An SOPD detective observed a subject riding a bicycle that matched the ...

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November 13, 2018; Theft from Auto; An unsecured vehicle parked in a lot on Springfield Ave between 7:45 and 8:45 PM, was entered and a tablet and lottery tickets were stolen. November 13, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 5:30 PM a male exited the Walgreens with several containers of baby ...

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The South Orange Police Blotter as of Nov. 19 Burglary to Auto - A Cottage Street resident reported on Wednesday, 11-14-18 at approximately 1:30 am, he observed an unknown actor rummaging through the interior of his vehicle, which was parked in the rear of his residence. The actor, described by ...

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November 6, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours a commercial van was stolen from a business on Newark Way. November 7, 2018; Theft; At approximately 5:15 PM a male reported that while playing basketball at Memorial Park, several items were removed from his backpack that was ...

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October 29, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the early morning hours a van was stolen from a residence on VanNess Ter. October 30, 2018; Theft; At approximately 9:45 PM a male walking on Academy St was approached by an unknown male who stole his backpack. Officers responded to the area and were ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of Nov. 9 Warrant Arrest - Masiah Bynum, a 20 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at approximately 1:30 p.m. for two outstanding arrest warrants out of Pemberton Township. Detectives, who were familiar with Bynum and previously aware ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of Nov. 4 Warrant Arrest - Verdelle Jackson, a 40 year old Orange resident was arrested at 11:15 am, Thursday 11-1-18 for an active arrest warrant out of South Orange. Detectives responded to Jackson's residence to serve the outstanding warrant and once detectives ...

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October 15, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 7:30 PM Officers responded to the Walgreens on Springfield Ave about a reported shoplifter. It was reported that a male entered the store, filled a backpack with items and then left without paying. Patrols checked the area and were able to locate the ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of October 23 Robbery - A Warwick Ave resident reported that at approximately 11:00 pm, Thursday, Oct. 18, while he was bringing groceries into his house, unknown actors struck him in the face and knocked him down. The actors (described by the victim as two, young ...

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September 24, 2018; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Richmond Ave was entered and a wallet was stolen. September 24, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Rutgers St was stolen.  The vehicle was later ...

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September 17 - Shoplifting; At approximately 9 a.m., officers responded to Dollar Tree on a reported shoplifter. It was reported that a male entered the store, filled his pockets with candy and then left without paying. September 19 - Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured ...

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Burglary - A Meadowbrook Lane resident reported that sometime between 10:00 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 18 and 9:00 am, Wednesday, Sept. 19, actor(s) unknown pried open his locked shed and stole two bicycles, described as a women's gray and pink Diamondback brand mountain bike and a men's blue and gray Trek ...

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September 4, 2018; Theft; At approximately 12:45 PM, a purse was reported stolen from an office building on Millburn Ave. September 6, 2018; Bicycle Theft; A bicycle that was secured to a bike rack behind 160 Maplewood Ave, had it’s lock cut and was stolen at approximately 12:15 ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of September 17 Burglary to Auto - A Valley Street resident reported that sometime between 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 and 10:40 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle and rummaged through the interior, though nothing seemed to be missing at ...

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The South Orange Police Blotter as of September 7 Burglary - A Prospect St resident reported that sometime between 9:00 am, Tuesday, Sept. 4 and 12:40 am, Wednesday, Sept. 5, actor(s) unknown entered his apartment and stole several personal electronic items, two laptop computers and a camera.

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August 20, 2018; Bicycle Theft; A bicycle was stolen from Marion Terr out of the unsecured garage sometime between Aug. 16 and Aug. 20. August 20, 2018; Theft of Auto; At approximately 8:44 a.m., officers responded to a residence on S. Pierson Rd on a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was ...

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August 7, 2018; Bicycle Theft; Two bicycles left at the bicycle racks at the library on Baker St were stolen sometime between 8/2 and 8/4. August 8, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 10:45 AM, officers responded to Walgreens on a report of a male taking several deodorants and leaving the store ...

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July 30, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime during the overnight hours a vehicle was stolen from a residence on the 200 block of Wyoming Ave. The vehicle was recovered by Millburn PD. July 31, 2018; Shoplifting; The clerk at 7-Eleven on Irvington Ave reported that at 10:30 a.m., a male entered ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of August 2 Burglary to Auto - A Ridgewood Rd resident reported that sometime between 5:00 and 5:30 am, Monday July 30, actor(s) unknown entered unlocked vehicle, which was parked inside her garage and stole her son's wallet, which contained identification, ...

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July 11 - Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime during the early morning hours, a vehicle was stolen from a residence on the 400 block of Richmond Ave. The vehicle was recovered by the South Orange Police Department the same morning.

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July 2 - Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime over the previous two days, a U-Haul truck was stolen from a business on Newark Way. July 4 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Elberta Rd was entered and keys were stolen from it. July 5 - Robberies; At ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of July 1 Auto Theft - A Seton Pl. resident reported that sometime between 11:00 pm, Wednesday 6-27-18 and 7:00 am, Thursday 6-28-18 actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2005 Toyota ), which was parked in the driveway at the time. The actor(s) entered another one ...

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June 15, 2018, Burglary; Sometime during the morning hours, a home on Courter Ave was forcibly entered and cash was stolen from the home. June 18, 2018, Burglary; Sometime during the daytime hours, a home on Burroughs Way was forcibly entered and cash was stolen from the home. June 21, 2018, ...

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South Orange Police Blotter as of June 16 Robbery - An Alpha, NJ resident reported that he was robbed on Sunday, June 3, at approximately 12:30 a.m. while he was walking on South Orange Avenue near Scotland Road. The victim stated that he was approached by three unknown actors who punched him ...

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June 4, 2018, Burglary; Sometime during the daytime hours, a home on the 100 block of Midland Blvd was forcibly entered.  At the time of the report it was unknown what the proceeds were. June 4, 2018; Thefts; During the overnight hours a metal rack was stolen from outside of a business on the ...

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