January 7, 2019; Armed Robbery; At approximately 1:30 AM, two males wearing mask entered the 7-Eleven on Springfield Ave. One of the males took out a handgun and demanded that the clerk open the registers. The two males then took the cash from the registers and fled the store. The clerk was not injured.
January 7, 2019; Stolen Vehicle; At approximately 1:45 AM, a vehicle left running at the Quick Chek on Springfield Ave was stolen.
January 8, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 7:30 PM a male left the Walgreens with several items of candy without paying. The male, was not able to be located by responding officers.
January 9, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 3 PM, a female left Walgreens with multiple items without paying for them. Officers were able to locate the female, identified as 47 year old Lakiesha Herrill of Orange. She was arrested and charged with shoplifting.
January 9, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 1 AM, a male fled the Wawa with several Redbulls without paying for them. The male, identified as 43 year old Calvin Lacosta of Newark was located a short distance away. He attempted to elude officers, but was detained, arrested and charged with shoplifting.
January 10, 2019; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours, a work van was stolen from Van Ness Terr. The vehicle was later recovered in Newark.
January 11, 2019; Package Theft; At approximately 3:30 PM an alert citizen contacted police and reported a male had just stolen a package in the area of Garfield Pl and Coolidge Rd. Officers were able to locate the male after he fled through several yards. He was identified as 49 year old Dwayne Herrill of Newark and was taken into custody and charged with the theft.
January 12, 2019; Burglary/Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 1130 PM, a home on the 100 block of Parker Ave was entered and keys were stolen. A vehicle in the driveway was then stolen from the home. The vehicle was later recovered in Newark.