Maplewood Police Depart
ment

POLICE BLOTTER

December 25 2017

 

December 18, 2017; Package Thefts; At approximately 5 PM, a male was observed taking packages from the front of a home on Newark Way.  The male, 36 year old Guerdy Diaz was stopped by responding officers a few blocks away.  He was arrested for the theft and outstanding warrants.

 

December 19, 2017; Bicycle Theft; Sometime between 12 PM and 3:30 PM, an unsecured bicycle was stolen from outside of a home on Orchard Rd.

 

December 21, 2017, Theft from Auto; Overnight an unsecured vehicle parked on Midland Blvd was entered.  Clothing and auto parts were reported missing from the interior.

 

December 21, 2017, Theft from Auto; Overnight an unsecured vehicle parked on Midland Blvd was entered.  Electronics were reportedly stolen from the vehicle.

 

December 21, 2017; Package Theft; Between 6 PM and 6:30 PM, three packages that were on the front porch of a home on Princeton St were stolen.

 

December 22, 2017, Auto Thefts; Between 12:30 and 1:30 AM, two vehicles left unsecured with the keys in them were stolen from the driveway of a home on Summit Ave.  Both vehicles were later recovered in Newark.

 

Over the past several weeks Maplewood and many surrounding towns have received multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles as well as thefts of vehicles that had the keys left in them.  The Maplewood Police Department would like to remind residents to remove all valuable and keys from vehicles.

 

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