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Montclair Township Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

David P. Sabagh, Police Chief
973-509-4735
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Mission Statement of the Montclair Police Department

It is the mission of the Montclair Police Department to provide professional police service to the community by adhering to the values of respect, accountability and integrity.



Police Seek Robbery, Attempted Carjacking Suspect PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Police officers responded to a report of an attempted carjacking/robbery at the North Fullerton Parking Deck, 14 North Fullerton Avenue, at 6:07 p.m., Tuesday, December 16.

The victim, a 40-year-old Bloomfield woman, was found on the second level of the deck. Her 8-year-old daughter was sitting in their car, a Nisson Pathfinder. The woman said she had just parked her car and was helping her daughter out of the vehicle, when she was grabbed from behind by a man who pointed a silver handgun at her and demanded the keys to her car. The woman struggled with the man, who then snatched her Coach purse and fled the parking deck through the south stairwell.

Suspect description: black male, dark skin, 30-35 years old, approximately 6 feet in height, medium build, wearing a black coat with a gray hooded sweatshirt beneath, a black and white wool hat with a pom-pom on top, white sneakers with a black tongue/laces area, and blue jeans.  This man had a ski mask covering the lower portion of his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact our Detective D. Rullo at 973-509-4717.

video image of Fullerton Deck attempted carjacking suspect

 
Internal Combustion Leaf Blower Use Extended to Dec 30 PDF Print E-mail

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Police Captain Kenneth Miscia and the Office of Emergency Management:

Due to a milder, fall there are still many trees in the Township with leaves on them. This coupled with the snowfall around Thanksgiving has delayed fall cleanup for many homes. Therefore, per Township Ordinance # 217-6, I am extending the use of internal combustion leaf blowers until Tuesday, December 30, with the exception that no internal combustion leaf blowers will be allowed to be used on Thursday, December 25.

 
"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Year End Campaign PDF Print E-mail


Drunk Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be

Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year End Campaign

 

(MONTCLAIR) — Law enforcement officials from Montclair will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the annual holiday season “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.  Beginning December 5, 2014 and continuing through January 2, 2015, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated.

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Police CSU Officers Participate in "Community Spirit Day" PDF Print E-mail

Members of the Montclair Police Department’s Community Service Unit (CSU) participated in "Montclair Spirit Day," a community event hosted by Pathmark supermarket on Saturday, November 8.

The celebration of community included in-store specials, hand massages, cake decorating, holiday pie tasting, a flu vaccine clinic, and an unforgettable karaoke DJ. CSU Officers Jacqueline Allen, F. “Rikki” Cook and Glenda Rivera provided parents and children with Child Identification Kits consisting of a current photograph, fingerprints (taken on location), and the child’s pedigree information. Children also had the opportunity to interact one-on-one with the officers, helping foster positive police-youth relations.

CSU officers at Community Spirit Day

CSU officers talk with local children at Community Spirit Day

 
Police Arrest Newark Man for Inwood Avenue Burglary PDF Print E-mail

Jason Freeman arrested by Montclair Police Thursday, October 30, 2014

On 10-28-2014 at 1326Hrs, officers were dispatched to Inwood Avenue on a report of a burglary which had just occurred. Witnesses observed the actor fleeing the driveway of the residence in a white Honda Accord, which had previously been reported stolen out of Parsippany. Through investigation, Detectives were successful in tracking this suspect to multiple locations in the city of Newark. Within hours of this burglary, Detectives were able to positively identify this actor as Jason Freeman, 32yoa from Newark. They also recovered jewelry, which was identified as proceeds from the Inwood Avenue burglary.

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