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Maplewood Police Blotter - Theft, Shoplifting, Disorderly Reported on Halloween Night

October 30 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours, an unsecured vehicle parked on Madison Ave was entered and a GPS unit and change were taken from it.

October 31 - Shoplifting; At approximately 7 p.m., four individuals wearing Halloween costumes and masks removed candy from the 7-11 on Irvington Ave and fled.

October 31 - Shoplifting/Disorderly; At approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of the Wawa on Springfield Ave. It was reported that several juveniles had stolen items from the store and had been throwing eggs outside of the store. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the individuals.

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October 31 - Theft; At approximately 9:30 p.m. a resident of Midland Blvd reported that two statues were stolen from the front of their home.

November 1 -  Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Boyden parkway was entered and a phone, sneakers and cash were removed.

November 2 - Shoplifting; At approximately 4:30 p.m., a male left the Walgreens with several over the counter medications without paying.  He entered a vehicle and fled the scene prior to patrols arriving.

November 2 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Hilton Ave was entered and change was taken.



November 2 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Rutgers St was entered.  A shoulder bag and change were removed from the vehicle.

November 3 - Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Highland Pl was entered and a wallet was stolen.

November 5 - Motor Vehicle Theft; Between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., an unsecured vehicle containing the keys was stolen from Peachtree Rd.

Over the past several weeks Maplewood and many surrounding towns have received multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles as well as thefts of vehicles that had the keys left in them. The Maplewood Police Department would like to remind residents to remove all valuables and keys from vehicles.

The Maplewood Police Department works hard to protect the residents and their property.  We are asking that you assist us in this effort by making sure all vehicles and homes are properly secured at all times.  All charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Thank You

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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