From Maplewood Police today:
April 11, 2017; Robbery; At
approximately 10 AM, a 15 year old Maplewood resident was walking on
Irvington Ave with a group of juveniles when he was assaulted and his
money taken. South Orange and Maplewood Police responded and stopped
several juveniles in the area. A 13 and 16 year old from Newark and a
14 year old from Irvington were taken into custody and charged with the
robbery following an investigation on scene.
April 12, 2017; Robbery; At approximately 4:45 PM a 24 year old male was
in Maplecrest Park when he was assaulted by 24 year old Ondre Weekes of
Maplewood. Mr Weekes then stole his phone and fled the scene.
Officers were able to locate Mr Weekes later in the evening and take him
into custody. He was charged with the robbery and transported to the
Essex County Jail.
April 12, 2017; Theft; At approximately 6:30 PM a female dropped her
wallet while getting into her vehicle at Wawa. A male later identified
as Rory Holden, age 47 picked up the wallet and walked away. He was
later stopped by officers and found to be in possession of the wallet.
He was taken into custody and charged with theft.
April 13, 2017; Bicycle Theft; During the daytime hours a bicycle that
was secured on the Maplewood Ave side of the train station was stolen.
April 17, 2017; Bicycle Theft; An unsecured bicycle was stolen from the
rear yard of a home on Van Ness Terr. Through investigation it is
believed that the theft took place on 4/16 at approximately 8 PM.