Police Blotter: March, 2019

March 9, 2019; Theft from Auto; At approximately 1:30 AM, a resident of Hillcrest Rd had their unsecured vehicle entered and gift cards stolen.


March 9, 2019; Package Theft; At approximately 3 PM a male was observed stealing a package off of the porch of a home on Brown St. Officers located the subject near 44th St in possession of the stolen item. The male identified as 53 year old, David Pascavage of Irvington, was arrested and charged with the theft. He was released on a summons following processing.


March 10, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 1 PM, a male exited the Walgreen's on Springfield Ave with approximately 20 Red bulls and a shopping basket without paying. The male entered a vehicle and fled prior to the police being contacted.


March 12, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 7 PM, a male and female in their late teens entered the 7-11 on Irvington Ave. They took several drinks, exited the store without paying for them and then fled towards Irvington. 


March 12, 2019; Theft from Auto; At approximately 0410 AM, an unknown male entered an unsecured vehicle on Indiana St and removed a small amount of cash.


March 13, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 3 PM, a male concealed 

approximately 30 bars of soap in his jacket at Dollar tree on Springfield Ave. The male then exited the store and got onto the bus without paying for the items. Officers stopped the bus and located the actor later identified as 25 year old Prince Hobson of Newark. Mr Hobson was arrested and charged with shoplifting.


March 14, 2019; Shoplifting; At approximately 1 PM, a male exited the Walgreen's on Springfield Ave with several cleaning sprays that he concealed. The male later identified as 51 year old, William Conway of Orange was stopped a short distance away and found to be in possession of the items. He was arrested and charged with shoplifting.


March 18, 2019; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on the 200 block of Jacoby St and one parked on Indiana St were entered. A wallet was removed from one and change from the other.

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