South Orange Crime Blotter
4/3/2014 to 4/17/2014
A Western Drive North resident stated that sometime during the weekend of 4-12-14 an unknown actor(s) had removed approximately eight landscape bushes from the front of his residence.
On Saturday 4-12-14 two juvenile males stated that at approximately 10:40pm they were standing at the intersection of Valley St and First St. when they were robbed by approximately six to seven black males approximately 17 to 19 years of age. The victims stated that the actors removed a cell phone and a pair of sneakers from them. Responding officers canvassed the surrounding streets for an extended period of time with negative results. No weapon was involved in the strong-arm robbery. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident
Yusef McGaskiee, a 32 year old Newark resident was arrested on Sunday 4-13-14 at approximately 10:00am after he was observed by a resident on the back porch of a vacant house located on Sinclair Terr. The subject was arrested at the scene without incident by responding officers and processed accordingly.
Kevin Davy, a 22 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Monday 4-14-14 at approximately 5:05pm after officers responded to the platform at the main train station on a call of a black male wearing a black t-shirt that was exposing himself. Officers arriving on the scene arrested the subject after he was positively identified as the actor involved. The subject was taken into custody without incident and processed accordingly.
Burglary to dwelling
A Lenox Ave. resident stated that sometime between 5:00pm on Wednesday 4-9-14 and 4:15pm on Thursday 4-10-14 an unknown actor(s) had entered his residence and removed several Apple Mac Books from the first floor and several articles of jewelry from the second floor master bedroom. It appears the actor(s) may have entered the dwelling through a rear door although there were no signs of a forced entry. The Detective bureau is investigating the incident.
Burglary to vacant building
Sometime between 3:30pm on Monday 4-7-14 and 9:30am on Tuesday 4-8-14 an unknown actor(s) had entered a vacant building located on South Orange Ave. in the area of Warren Ct. and removed copper pipes and aluminum air ducts. The actor(s) had gained entry by damaging the rear door of the building. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.
Antionett Robinson, a 55 year old Orange resident was arrested on 4-7-14 at approximately 7:40am after she was stopped for committing a motor vehicle violation on Centre St. and during the subsequent stop it was discovered that the subject had two outstanding warrants issued for her arrest out of the city of Orange. The subject was arrested at the scene and processed accordingly.
Theft of a flag
A Fairview Ave. resident stated that sometime during the overnight hours of Friday 4-4-14 an unknown actor(s) had removed a British flag that was in a flag holder on his porch.
Dean Williams, a 19 year old Eastport New York resident was arrested on Sunday 4-6-14 at approximately 6:30am after he was observed by a witness slashing a tire to a vehicle which was parked on Cottage St. The subject was arrested by responding officers after they discovered him walking on South Orange Ave. The subject was arrested without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.
Theft of gas
The manager of a gas station on Irvington Ave. stated that on Friday 4-4-14 at approximately 10:15pm an actor described as a clean shaven black male pulled into his station requested that his GMC SUV to be filled with gas and then fled the scene without paying.