MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:
March15, 2014; Drug Arrest; At approximately 11:30 PM, officers responded to a Richmond Ave residence on a noise complaint. Upon their arrival, officers made contact with a 20 year old resident, Hassiem Furr. During the course of speaking with the resident, there was an obvious scent of marijuana coming from the home. The officer’s investigation on scene led to the recovery of marijuana, packaging materials and three digital scales. Mr Furr was arrested for the possession of the above items.
March 14, 2014; Burglary; Between midnight and 12:45 AM entry was gained to a residence on Orchard Rd and jewelry was stolen.
March 19, 2014; Auto Theft: Between 8:45 and 9:15 AM a Honda Accord was stolen from Laurel Ave. The vehicle was recovered later that day in Newark.
March 22, 2014; Burglary Attempt; At approximately 1:30 PM officers responded to an alarm activation to a residence on Ball Pl. Upon their arrival, it appeared that someone had attempted to gain entry to the home. It did not appear that anything was taken.
March 23, 2014; Burglary: Between 1:15 and 2:30 PM, a residence on Garfield Pl was forcibly entered. The homeowner reported that jewelry was missing from the home.
All incidents are currently under investigation by the Detective Bureau. Residents are asked to practice good crime prevention techniques and secure their homes, garages and automobiles when left unattended.