From Maplewood Police today:
April 3, 2017; Attempted
Burglary; During the daytime hours, entry was attempted to a home on
Highland Ave. The homeowner returned home to find a chair placed under a
window and the screen pushed up. The window
was locked and entry was not made.
April 3, 2017; Shoplifting; At approximately 4:15 PM a male walked out of 7-11 on Irvington Ave with candy and without paying.
April 3, 2017; Shoplifting; At approximately 7:15 PM a male attempted to
walk out of a liquor store on the 1700 block of Springfield Ave without
paying for a bottle of liquor in his possession. He was confronted by
an employee, put down the bottle and fled
April 4, 2017; Theft from Auto; At approximately 11:15 PM a resident
observed a male smash the window to a vehicle on Indiana St. The male
then removed a small amount of cash that was left in view and fled in an
April 5, 2017; Shoplifting; At approximately 10:30 AM Officers observed a
disturbance at the Extra Supermarket on Irvington Ave. Upon
investigating the disturbance, it was discovered that a female, Robin
Roland, age 49 of South Orange had been stopped after
attempting to shoplift from the store. She was taken into custody.
April 5, 2017; Thefts from Autos; Sometime over the overnight hours, two
unsecured vehicles parked on Sommer Ave were entered. Change and a CD
were reportedly stolen.
April 5, 2017; Motor Vehicle Theft; At 5 AM a Ford van was stolen from
the parking lot of Valero Service Station of Boyden Ave. It was later
recovered in Irvington.
April 6, 2017; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured
vehicle parked on Berkeley St was entered and cash removed.
April 8, 2017; Theft from Auto; At approximately 10:15 Hrs, a male was
observed in a resident’s unsecured vehicle on Orchard Rd. The resident
confronted the male who fled the scene prior to police arrival.
April 9, 2017; Theft from Auto; During the overnight or morning hours an
unsecured vehicle parked Plymouth Ave was entered and gift cards
April 9, 2017; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours two unsecured
vehicles on Oakland Rd were entered. A wallet was stolen from one
vehicle and change from the second.