South Orange Police Blotter as of September 19
Burglary - A Vose Ave resident reported that sometime before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, an unknown actor entered her residence through a rear door, ransacked the master bedroom and stole jewelry and a silver coin collection. The Detective Bureau is investigating.
Burglary - A Wyoming Ave resident reported that sometime between 8 a.m and 2 p.m. Friday, September 8, actor(s) unknown entered her residence prying open a rear basement door. However, it does not appear that anything was removed at this time.
Burglary to Auto - A Roland Ave resident reported that sometime between 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 6 and 11:40 a.m., Thursday, September 7, actor(s) unknown entered her unlocked vehicle, rummaged through the interior and stole a few dollars in loose change.
Adult Arrest - Shoplifting - James Wise, a 19 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Monday. September 11, at approximately 5:30 p.m. for shoplifting. Stop & Shop security officers observed Wise place several items into his backpack and attempt to leave the store without paying for the items. Officers responded to the scene, arrested Wise without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.
Adult Arrest - CDS - Cameron Spooner, a 23 year old Newark resident was arrested on Sunday, September 10, at approximately 11 p.m. for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped Spooner, who was driving a 2006 Infiniti for motor vehicle violations at the intersection of Centre St and South Orange Ave. After further investigation during the traffic stop, officers determined that Spooner was in possession of the marijuana, as well as CDS paraphernalia. Officers arrested Spooner without further incident and transported him to headquarters where he was processed accordingly.
Theft of Bicycle - A Hamburg NJ resident (who is a Seton Hall University student) reported that sometime between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 10, actor(s) unknown stole his bicycle (Red/Silver Schwinn mountain bike) while he was inside El Greco Restaurant waiting for his order.
Recovered Stolen Auto - Officers recovered a stolen auto (2003 Hyundai) on Saturday, September 9, at approximately 3 a.m. near the intersection of Centre St and South Orange Ave. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Newark on September 8. Officers impounded the auto and notified Newark PD