On Dec. 19, a Mercer Place resident reported packages stolen from her front door at approximately 12:30 p.m.  There is no description of suspects.  Detective Bureau investigating.

On Dec. 20, at approximately 10:15 p.m., officers came across a disabled vehicle on West South Orange Avenue.  The registered owner and operator, Aaron Jones, a 27 year old Newark resident, was found to have several active warrants out of Montclair, East Orange, and Newark. Jones was placed under arrest and transported to SOPD. 

On Dec. 23, between the hours of 2-6:30 a.m. a Brentwood Drive resident reported their Honda CRV stolen from their driveway. Detective Bureau investigating.

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On Dec. 30, at approximately 2 a.m., officers conducted a check at the train station on Sloan Street.  One of the individuals inside the train station, Aaron King, a 37 year old Irvington resident, was found to have an active warrant out of South Orange.  King was transported to SOPD and processed accordingly. 

South Orange Units were dispatched to the parking lot near the movie theater where a caller had reported someone looking into parked vehicles.  Officers stopped the individual, Garfield Williams, a 30 year old Newark resident, and he was found to have an active warrant out of Newark.  He was placed under arrest and transported to SOPD.  He was released with a new court date.