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Montclair Township Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

David P. Sabagh, Police Chief

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Mission Statement of the Montclair Police Department

It is the mission of the Montclair Police Department to provide professional police service to the community by adhering to the values of respect, accountability and integrity.

Police Blotter for 05-05-2015 PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Police Department
Blotter 05-05-2015


04-28-2015 – (CVS Claremont Avenue) Ms. Norma Walker, 58yoa from Montclair, was arrested for attempting to steal laundry detergent. She threatened to harm store security in the commission of this shoplifting. She was charged with Robbery and also held on a $405 warrant out of Elizabeth.

04-29-2015 – (Orange Road) Officers responded to a report of a verbal dispute. One of the actors, Mr. Maurice Jenkins, 28yoa from East Orange, was found to have an open warrant. Mr. Jenkins resisted arrest and struck officers on scene. He was arrested for Disorderly Conduct, resisting arrest and aggravated assault on police. He is also being held on that $5,000 warrant out of Newark. One officer was injured in this incident.


04-26-2015 – (Bloomfield Avenue) a vehicle-towed line striper was stolen from a parking lot.

04-27-2015 – (Pine Street) An HP laptop was stolen from the trunk of a Honda Civic.

04-27-2015 – (Porter Place) Theft of a bicycle from a garden shed. The bicycle is described as a blue Specialized Hard Rock brand female mountain bike.

04-28-2015 – (CVS Claremont Avenue) Shoplifting of energy drinks. Suspect is a white male, 5’11” tall, wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt.


04-25-2015 – (Berkley Place) Theft of four new car tires from a residential garage.

04-30-2015 – (Ward Place) A purple Giant brand women’s mountain bike was stolen from a garage. A panel of the garage door was kicked in to gain entry.

05-02-2015 – (Warren Place) Theft of three bicycles from a detached garage. They are described as a yellow Cannondale brand, a gray Fisher brand, and a blue Huffy brand.

05-02-2015 – (Hillside Avenue) Burglary to a residence. Entry was gained by forcing open a rear door. Unknown on proceeds.


04-30-2015 – (Wayside Place) A resident heard their front storm door open and found an unknown male standing in their foyer. The homeowner yelled at this subject to get out of the house. The male then asked for directions to another street and exited the premises. He is described as a black male, 20yoa, 5’10” in height, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
04-30-2015 – (Howe Avenue) Two tires slashed on a Ford Explorer parked in a residential driveway.

05-01-2015 – (Maple Avenue) a student believed that a male might have been following her in the area of the Glenfield School. He is described as a white male, mid-40’s, 5’9” in height, 195lbs.

D/Lt. David O’Dowd

Five Police Probationary Officers Sworn In PDF Print E-mail

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Officers Corey Graves, Steven Mateo, Shawn McMackin, Brian Klukowicz and David Osborne, Jr. were sworn in on Monday as Montclair Police Department probationary officers by Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat in township Council Chambers.

MPD probationary officers sworn in, Chief and Deputy Chief of Police
L-R:  Steven Mateo, Corey Graves, David Osborne, Chief David Sabagh,
Deputy Chief Todd Conforti, Shawn McMackin, Brian Klukowicz

Police Blotter for 04-21-2015 PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Police Department
Blotter 04-21-2015


04-15-2015 – (1 Lackawanna Plaza, Pathmark Supermarket) Mr. Jamison Evans, 45yoa from Newark, was arrested for shoplifting $144.93 of baby formula.

04-15-2015 – (470 Bloomfield Ave, Anthropologie) Ms. Nuria Perez, 23yoa from Newark, was arrested for shoplifting $340 in clothing items.

04-17-2015 – (Windsor Place) Mr. Dorian Dewees, 44yoa from West Virginia, was arrested for open warrants out of Fort Lee and West Orange, totaling $1055.


04-14-2015 – (Valley Road, A&P Supermarket) Shoplifting of $80 in toilet paper. Suspect is white male, large build, wearing a black baseball cap with white writing.

04-14-2015 – (Park Street YMCA) Theft of an Apple iPhone 5s from the teen center.

04-15-2015 – (Rosedale Avenue) Theft of a green Nissan Maxima from a driveway. It appears that the vehicle window was smashed during this theft.

04-17-2015 – (Bellaire Drive) Theft from a motor vehicle. A 2006 Infinity was entered in a driveway. The driver side door lock was broken in the incident. Unknown on proceeds.

04-15-2015 – (Montclair Public Library) The library van was discovered to have been rummaged through. Unknown if anything was taken.


04-14-2015 – (Bellevue Parking Lot) Graffiti spray painted on buildings.

04-17-2015 – (Grove Street) Grease fire in a kitchen caused a heavy smoke condition. Some damage occurred to the kitchen while extinguishing the fire.

D/Lt. David O’Dowd

Police Blotter for 04-14-2015 PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Police Department
Blotter 04-14-2015


04-11-2015 – (Mission Street) Mr. James Reynolds was arrested for an open warrant out of East Orange totaling $1000.


04-09-2015 – (Bloomfield Avenue) Burglary to a commercial building. A glass door was smashed to gain access to office space. $75 in cash was taken.


04-09-2015 – (South Fullerton parking Lot) A briefcase and two suit blazers were stolen from an unlocked Kia Optima. The stolen briefcase, containing a Toshiba laptop, was later recovered on an adjacent property. The briefcase and laptop was returned to the victim.

04-09-2015 – (South Fullerton) Two cellular telephone chargers and $40 cash were stolen from a white Ford Fiesta, which was parked in the street. No damage to the vehicle.

04-09-2015 – (Edgemont Road) A 2013 Infinity JX3 was stolen from a driveway. The keys may have been left in the vehicle.

04-11-2015 – (565 Valley Road, CVS Pharmacy) A male suspect shoplifted the contents of seven racks of razors. This suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 35-40yoa, medium complexion, 5’5 in height, 190lbs, wearing a light blue shirt and khaki pants.

04-12-2015 – (William Street) Burglary of work tools from an apartment. Total loss $2500.

04-13-2015 – (Carey Ct) Attempted theft from a motor vehicle. Witness observed a tall, light skin male, wearing a baseball cap, entering vehicles parked in driveways along the street. Unknown if anything was taken at this time.


04-08-2015 – (Upper Mountain Avenue) Graffiti on the MKA field House.

D/Lt. David O’Dowd

Police Blotter for 04-07-2015 PDF Print E-mail

Montclair Police Department
Blotter 04-07-2015


04-04-2015 (Grove Street) Mr. Ahmed Nasiruddi, 33yoa from Clifton, was arrested for DWI.


04-01-2015 (Mission Street) Mr. Justin Davis (19yoa from Montclair) and Lamar Brown (20yoa from Montclair) were arrested for defiant trespass on a vacant home.

04-01-2015 (St. Luke’s Church, 73 South Fullerton Ave.) Burglary to the church. Entry was gained by smashing a first floor window with a rock. Unknown on proceeds.

04-05-2015 (High Street) Burglary to a residence under construction. Four air conditioning units, valued at $2000 were stolen. No forced entry.

04-06-2015 (Lloyd Road) Burglary to a construction trailer. An Orange/Black Generac Generator and a Tapcon Laser Level were taken. Total value $5,000. The locking latch to the trailer was broken off in the incident.


04-03-2015 (Upper Mountain Avenue) Two found bicycles. An Orange Freestyle 20”, and a Yellow/Black Huffy EXO 36”.

04-05-2015 (Bloomfield Avenue) A male and female fled without paying for a NYC Taxi trip from the Holland Tunnel to Montclair. The total fare was $50.

04-07-2015 (Hawthorne Place) Vandalism to a vehicle. A rock was thrown through the rear window of a White Ford Flex. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence.

D/Lt. D. O’Dowd

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