Maplewood Police Depart


September 24, 2018



September 17, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 9 AM Officers responded to Dollar Tree on a reported shoplifter.  It was reported that a male entered the store, filled his pockets with candy and then left without paying.


September 19, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Crestwood Dr was stolen.  The vehicle was later recovered in Newark.


September 20, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 2 PM, officers responded to Walgreens on Springfield Ave on a reported shoplifting.  Employees report that two males took approximately 10 bottles of body wash before fleeing the store.


September 22, 2018; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Burroughs Way was entered and a debit and social security card were stolen.


September 22, 2018; Package Theft; At approximately 4:45 PM a package was stolen from the porch of a home on 44th St.  A resident observed the theft on surveillance and contacted the police.  Officers were able to locate David Pascavage age 52 of Irvington who fit the description provided.  Following an investigation on scene, Mr. Pascavage was taken into custody and charged with the theft.

The Maplewood Police Department works hard to protect the residents and their property.  We are asking that you assist us in this effort by making sure all vehicles and homes are properly secured at all times.  All charges are merely accusations. Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Thank You