Monday, February 27, 2017


Maplewood Police are seeking a burglar who entered a home on Sommer Avenue on Feb.23, which may be linked to four other daytime burglaries in the same area since early February.

See their alert below:

February 23, 2017, Burglary; At approximately 1:15 PM, Officer’s responded to a home on Sommer Ave for a reported burglary in progress. A witness to the burglary observed a black male wearing a blue coat, middle age, approximately 6’ tall and having a bald head walk out of the home.  He was last observed running towards Valley St. 

Multiple units responded to the area and searched for the male.  Essex County Sheriff’s and their K9 unit also responded and attempted to track the male.  

A male fitting the description of the suspect was stopped on Millburn Ave by Union PD, but the male was later determined to not be involved in the burglary.  

Since 2/7 there have been four daytime burglaries in this general area including, Manley Terr., Courter Ave. near Prospect St, and the 600 block of Valley St.

1 comment:

Laurie Sivo-reyes said...

Didn't something happen at Hilton Library also?