Montclair Police Department
On 11-08-2014 at 1440Hrs, Ms. Charade Jenkins (50yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest for shoplifting from Pathmark. Security had observed Ms. Jenkins placing laundry detergent in a book bag, and walking out of the supermarket. Ms. Jenkins was also found to have an outstanding $1,500 warrant out of town. Her bail was set at $2,500 cash.
On 11-08-2014, Officers responded to Central Avenue on a report of a physical altercation in the street. When officers arrived, they observed a group of males standing around two other males, who were actively fighting. The two subjects who were fighting, Elijah Williams (19yoa from Montclair) and a 17yoa juvenile, were placed under arrest. These subjects were charged with disorderly conduct.
On 11-10-2014 at 2106Hrs, an Officer operating a marked patrol unit was driving north on Elm Street, when a vehicle approached from behind, passed the Officer in the oncoming lane of traffic, and proceeded northbound. The Officer stopped this vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus, at Bloomfield Avenue and Elm Street. The vehicle operator, Mr. Wilson Chery (32yoa from Montclair) was operating a vehicle, knowing it to have no brakes. He was also found to have open warrants out of East Orange totaling $900. He was placed under arrest for these warrants. His vehicle was towed for being unsafe.
On 11-10-2014 at 2150Hrs, Officers responded to High Street on a noise complaint. Upon arriving, it was discovered to be a verbal dispute between two neighbors. One of the parties involved, Yvette Tenhoeve (45yoa from Montclair) was found to have an open warrant out of Randolph Township for $965. Ms. Tenhoeve was arrested on this warrant.
On 11-12-2014 at 1034Hrs, Mr. Ernest Truss (44yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest for shoplifting from CVS on Valley Road. CVS employees had observed Mr. Truss placing 48 packages of gum in a bag, and run out of the store. Officers located Mr. Truss at the bus stop in front of A&P Supermarket. He was discovered to be in possession of the stolen gum. His bail was set at $2,500.
On 11-12-2014 at 2042Hrs, Officers observed a subject in the area of Elm Street and Fulton Street, who was known to have a warrant. Mr. Isaiah Boatwright (24yoa from Montclair) was placed under arrest on this $1,500 Montclair warrant.
On 11-07-2014 at 1730Hrs, a 30yoa Kearney man reported that he was the victim of an armed robbery in the area of Washington Street and Orange Road. The victim explained that he believed he was meeting a Craigslist seller in order to purchase an Apple Macbook laptop. The victim stated that he arrived on Washington Street, as arranged, remaining seated in his vehicle. The suspect approached his driver side window, pointing a handgun at him. The suspect demanded cash and the victims cellular telephone. The victim handed over $350 cash and an Apple iPhone 5. The actor then fled on foot towards Orange Road. The suspect is described as a black male, 6’ in height, thin build, dark skin, wearing a dark blue jump suit. Through investigation, Detectives were successful in identifying Mr. Quameer Perkins (19yoa from Newark, pictured) as the suspect in this robbery. Mr. Perkins was charged with Robbery and Weapons offenses.
On 11-14-2014, a Midland Avenue resident reported that they were the victim of a burglary. The victim explained that on 11-13-2014, between 1800Hrs and 2100Hrs, someone had entered their home through an unlocked rear door. Taken in this incident were an HP Laptop, a Kindle Fire, and jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective T. Turner at 973-509-4724.
On 11-10-2014 between 2000Hrs and 2045Hrs, an unlocked vehicle was entered in the Lackawanna Mall parking lot. The vehicle, a Toyota Rav-4, was parked in the east parking lot. Stolen in this incident was a Toshiba Laptop with a silver shell. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Juvenile Aid Bureau at 973-509-4751.
On 11-12-2014, a bicycle was stolen from the area of Bellevue Avenue and Valley Road. The bicycle, a gray and black BMX TY brand, had been left on the sidewalk at that location at 2100Hrs. It was noticed missing at 2200Hrs. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Juvenile Aid Bureau at 973-509-4751.
On 11-10-2014 at 0818Hrs, a broken window was discovered at the Charles Bullock School, 55 Washington Street. It appears that someone was throwing chunks of broken concrete at the building, causing the window to break. There were so signs that anyone had gained entry to the building. The window was last seen intact on 11-07-2014 at 1200Hrs. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Juvenile Aid Bureau at 973-509-4751.
On 11-10-2014, an Officer took a report of vandalism to the Nishuane Park house. Unknown persons had sprayed graffiti on the side of the structure in purple and white paint. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Juvenile Aid Bureau at 973-509-4751.
D/Lt. David O’Dowd