December 30, 2020; Theft from Vehicle; During the afternoon hours a watch, cash and a check book were stolen from an unsecured vehicle on Revere Avenue.

December 30, 2020; Theft from Vehicle; At approximately 2 p.m., a resident of Concord Avenue observed two males going through their unsecured vehicle. The males fled prior to police arrival and took a container of change from the vehicle.

December 31, 2020; Theft from Vehicle; At approximately 2:30 p.m. four males were observed rummaging through an unsecured vehicle on Burroughs Way. They fled, taking a lantern with them.

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December 31, 2020; Package Theft; At approximately 4:15 p.m. two males were observed stealing a package from a home on 44th St.  

January 2, 2021; Theft; At 3:45 p.m. a resident reported that she observed a male taking mail from her neighbor's home on Colgate Road.

January 7, 2021; Theft; At approximately 9:30 a.m., an employee of Winchester Gardens reported someone removed cash from her purse.

January 8, 2021; Theft from Vehicle; A resident of Berkley Road reported that sometime on January 8th his wallet was stolen from his vehicle.


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.




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