Maplewood Police Depart


December 31, 2018



December 24, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; An unsecured vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Hilton Ave was stolen sometime over the previous three days.


December 24, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 4:30 PM a male exited the Walgreens with medicine and fled without paying for the items.  Officers checked the area and were able to recover the items, but not locate the male.


December 25, 2018; Theft from Auto; Between 12:30 AM and 4:45 AM an unsecured vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Maplewood Ave was entered and a wallet and cell phone were removed.


December 25, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft, Sometime during the overnight hours a vehicle was removed from the driveway of a home on Essex Rd.  The vehicle was found several houses away with damage and items missing from it.


December 25, 2108; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately, 5 AM a pickup truck parked in the driveway of a home on Boyden Parkway South was stolen.


December 26, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the daytime hours a vehicle was stolen from the driveway of a home on Oakview Ave.


December 28, 2018; Armed Robbery; At approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to the area of Plymouth Ave and Oakland Rd on a reported armed robbery.  A 20 year old male was walking in the area when he was approached by a male wearing a ski mask that brandished a handgun and demanded the victims belongings.  The male took the victim’s jacket a phone before fleeing on foot.  The victim was not injured.




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