Montclair Police Blotter
02-09-2015 – (Christopher Street) Theft from two vehicles parked in a driveway. A Mazda CX5 and a Mini Cooper, which were both unlocked. Taken was approximately $10 in change.
02-10-2015 – (Llewelyn Road) Theft of a BMW 528 from an open garage. The vehicle in question was warming up with the garage door open. Inside the vehicle was a purse containing $30. This vehicle was later recovered on 02-13-2015, unoccupied, in West Orange.
02-11-2015 – (Montclair Post Office, 125 Glenridge Avenue) Theft from a motor vehicle. The vehicle, a Nissan Altima had a smashed front passenger window. Taken was a Metro PCS cell phone, a portable receipt scanner, and a purse containing $180 in cash.
02-13-2015 – (Carolin Road) Theft of a black Volkswagen Jetta wagon from a driveway overnight.
02-13-2015 – (Fresco Restaurant, 15 Church Street) A wallet, which was left unattended in a bathroom stall was stolen. This wallet contained $85 in cash and some credit cards.
02-14-2015 - (Notting Hill Way) Theft of a diamond ring, valued at $1,600, from a bedroom.
02-15-2015 – (Glenridge Avenue) Theft of items from a Nissan Juke. This vehicle had its front driver-side window smashed in the incident. Taken was a Beltronics Radar Detector valued at $500.
02-16-2015 (Gates Avenue) Theft from a BMW 535 parked on Gates Avenue. Stolen was a Sony Vaio laptop ($2,800) and a silver apple iPod ($120)
02-11-2015 (Valley Road) Theft of tools from a storefront, which is under construction. Taken in this incident was a yellow Dewalt brand Sliding-Arm Compound Miter Saw, valued at $1000. There was damage to the front entrance door.
02-16-2015 (Gates Avenue) A residential furnace set on fire in a basement. MFD responded and extinguished the blaze with minimal damage. The home was evacuated prior to their arrival.
02-16-2015 (South Fullerton) Burst pipes in a residential kitchen caused flooding in the basement. MFD responded to assist.
D/Lt. David O’Dowd