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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Burglary Arrest

On August 21st at approximately 3:00am Anthony Ford a 60 year old Newark resident was stopped while riding a bicycle in the area of South Orange Avenue and South Kingman Road.  Ford was also in possession of a Chainsaw and a Booster Pac Battery C...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Burglary to auto-Arrest

This agency was investigating an incident back on May 17, 2019 where and individual was observed by the victim enter into her vehicle which was parked in her driveway on Briar Court.  Forensic evidence led to the arrest of Keith Tilghman a 34 yea...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Suspicious Person

On August 18th at approximately 5:30am a suspicious male walked up a Mosswood Avenue resident's front porch and attempted to open a door.  This incident was captured on the victim's Ring Camera system.  The individual is described as an ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Drug Arrest

On August 17th Tariq Baptiste a 20 year old South Orange resident was pulled over for a traffic violation.  During the traffic stop, Officers could smell the aroma of raw marijuana from inside the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle reveal...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Burglary to Auto

On August 16th between 2pm and 5pm a Hart Drive resident reported someone entered their vehicle and rummaged through glove compartment and interior.  They report nothing missing from the vehicle.  Detective Bureau investigating. ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Shoplifting Arrest

On August 16th Alysha Murray a 32 year old Newark resident was arrested for shoplifting at Rite Aid. Her companion, Matthew Thomas a 33 year old East Orange resident was also arrested for hindering and possession of drug paraphernalia.  

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Auto theft

On August 16th a Henderson Drive resident reported their 2017 Nissan, which was parked in the street, stolen.  On August 19th Roselle Park Officers arrested four individuals in possession of the stolen Nissan; two adults and two juveniles. &n...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Arrest- Robbery

This agency was investigating a robbery which occurred on July 5, 2019 on South Orange Avenue just east of Ward Place.  Detectives were able to make a positive identification from surveillance video that captured the incident.  On August...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Auto theft

On August 11, 2019 during the over night hours, a Harding Drive resident reports their Audi Q-7 was stolen from their driveway.  Detective Bureau investigating.

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Shoplifting arrest

On August 10, 2019 at approximately 8pm Ayanda Mabandla 19 year old Hackensack resident was arrested for Shoplifting at The Wine Emporium on Valley Street after he concealed a 750ml bottle of Bacardi Rum and ran out of the store.  Mr. Mabandla wa...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Assault Arrest

On August 9, 2019 at approximately 11:30pm South Orange Police Officers were dispatched to Papillon 25 on Valley Street on a report of a disturbance.  After speaking with victim and witnesses Shelton Goode a 49 year old Newark resident was arrest...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Package Theft

On August 8, 2019 at approximately 5pm a Sinclair Terrace resident reported a package theft from their front door.  Detective Bureau investigating...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Shoplifting Arrest

On August 6, 2019 Guillermo Estrada a 50 year old Newark resident was arrested at Stop and Shop on Valley Street for stealing deodorant.  He was placed under arrest and transported to South Orange and processed accordingly.  After Mr. Es...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Theft from Vehicle

On August 5, 2019 at approximately 1:00am an individual wearing a white tee-shirt and jeans was observed opening the drivers side door of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Glenview Road resident.  The actor was scared off and ran to a waiting...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Auto Theft

On august 5, 2019 during the early morning hours a Speir Drive resident reported their 2019 Orange BMW stolen from their driveway.  Detective Bureau Investigating...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On August 4, 2019 at approximately 2:00am Officers were conducting routine patrol at the South Orange Train Station on Sloan Street and observed John Telford (age 48) sleeping on a bench on the second floor platform. Officers were familiar with Mr. Telfor...

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