Montclair Police Department
01-06-2015 (Valley Road) A Dodge Dakota crashed into a parked Mercedes E350, and then struck a tree. Vehicle operator, Laura Emrich 51yoa from Montclair, was arrested for DWI.
01-06-2015 (Pine Street) Joshua Stepney, 29yoa from Red Bank, was arrested for open warrants out of Tinton Falls (No Bail), Asbury Park ($301), Red Bank ($124)
01-07-2015 (Montague Place) Cornelius Sweatt, 30yoa from Montclair, was arrested for open warrants out of Clifton ($2500). He was also charged with Hindering Apprehension for providing a false name to officers on scene.
01-07-2015 – A 17yoa juvenile male was arrested and charged with theft, for stealing a pocketbook at Clary Anderson Arena on 01-02-2015. The pocketbook and its contents were recovered and turned over to the victim.
01-10-2015 (Bloomfield Avenue at N. Fullerton Avenue) Gerard Burwell, 43yoa from Montclair, was arrested as a result of a traffic stop. He was found to have outstanding warrants out of Montclair ($597), Hillside ($2,500), Plainsboro ($1,080), Sayreville ($1,030), Jamesburg ($254)
1-09-2015 (Forest Street at Glenridge Avenue) A South Orange couple was walking to their vehicle on Forest Street near Glenridge Avenue, when approached by two suspects. One of the suspects demanded the victim’s wallets and keys. The second suspect then struck the male victim in the back of the head with an unknown object. The female victim observed the actors to be holding what she believed to be long knives. The actors took the male victims wallet and fled the scene in a beige sedan. Medical personnel at the scene treated the male victim for minor injuries.
Both suspects were described as black males, short, about 508, thin build, medium complexion, approximately 18-20yoa. Both wearing knit hats, one red and one black, dark scarves over their faces, dark coats, and jeans. Anyone with information please contact Detective T. Turner at 973-509-4724.
01-06-2015 - (Grenada Place) Temporary NJ license plate and plate frame stolen off a Honda Pilot
01-07-2015 – (Plymouth Street) Porsche Macan left running in a driveway was stolen. This vehicle was seen leaving in tandem with a silver BMW. Suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”, long black dreadlocks, moustache, wearing a dark wool cap.
01-06-2015 – (Midland Avenue) Burglary to a residence. Taken in this incident were an HP Laptop, portable tattooing equipment, and a Google Chromecast.
01-06-2015 – (Pine Street) Delivery driver from Momo Bistro, 72 Bloomfield Avenue, had food and cash stolen from his vehicle while making a delivery on Pine Street. Taken was approximately $100 in food and $60 cash.
01-09-2015 – (Norwood Avenue) Burglary attempt. Screen on a window was cut, but entry was not gained.
01-10-2015 – (W. Brookwood Drive) Report of dogs barking. Officers located two dogs tied outside in frigid temperatures. The homeowner could not be located. These dogs were taken to Police Headquarters and turned over to Animal Control, who will be investigating along with the ASPCA.
D/Lt. David O’Dowd