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Thief rides a stolen bike out of store - and more!

Montclair Police Blotter March 14, 2017


The Montclair Police Blotter this week offers some of the usual crimes, including theft. But one thief discovered the perfect getaway: a bicycle in the shop waiting to be repaired.


03-09-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Gared Flagler, 31yoa from Iselin, was arrested and charged with DWI.

03-12-2017 (Walnut Street) Mr. Akim Dolor, 26yoa from Belleville, was arrested on open warrants out of Bloomfield, East Orange, and Kearny totaling $2,040.


03-08-2017 (CVS, Valley Road) Shoplifting of baby formula and diapers. The suspect is described as a black male, 45-50 years of age, approximately 5'9" in height, with a mustache, possibly wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, a black baseball hat, and grey colored sweat pants.

03-08-2017 (Diamond Cycle, Bloomfield Avenue) A male walked through the store, appearing to be shopping.  He then got on a bicycle which was awaiting repair and rode it out of the store, through the rear exit.  The suspect is described as a tall black male, approximately 25 years of age, with a thin build and long hair, wearing sunglasses on his head, a black hooded sweatshirt with white writing on the back that said "Ain't No Talk", blue jeans with white stitching along the rear pockets, gray sneakers and finger-less gloves. The male also possessed a black backpack.  The stolen bicycle is described as a 2014 Cannondale Scalpel black/yellow valued at $3,750. 

03-08-2017 (CVS, Valley Road) Shoplifting of numerous clothing items. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’ in height, wearing a navy blue "Polo" brand jacket with light blue accents, a dark colored baseball cap and a light grey hooded sweatshirt.

03-10-2017 (Cloverhill place) Burglary to a residence. Jewelry and an iPad were taken in this incident.

03-12-2017 (Starbucks, S. Park Street) Theft of a wallet which had been left unattended inside the store.


03-08-2017 (Pine Street) Vandalism to two parked vehicles. Both vehicles were covered in paint and had their windows smashed.


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