Maplewood Police Depart


July 18, 2018




July 2, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime over the previous two days, a U-Haul truck was stolen from a business on Newark Way.


July 4, 2018; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Elberta Rd was entered and keys were stolen from it.


July 5, 2018; Robberies; At approximately 1:30 AM, a male was assaulted by two males ridding bicycles while he was walking on Prospect St.  His phone and wallet were taken.  Also within a few minutes a different male walking on Midland Blvd was assaulted by the same males and his cell phone and a small amount of cash were taken.  The victims were not injured and did not require medical attention.


July 5, 2018; Thefts from Autos; During the overnight hours a vehicle , entry was made to an unsecured vehicle on Parker Ave and an unsecured vehicle that was parked on Essex Rd.  Coins were reportedly stolen from them.


July 6, 2018; Theft; At approximately 4:30 PM a wallet left on the counter at Wawa was stolen.


July 8, 2018; Burglary; During the overnight hours, a home on S. Pierson Rd was forcibly entered.  Nothing was believed to have been taken at the time of the report.




July 10, 2018; Bicycle Theft; At approximately 1:30 AM a bicycle was stolen from the bike racks at the Train Station.

July 11, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; Sometime during the early morning hours, a vehicle was stolen from a residence on the 400 block of Richmond Ave.  The vehicle was recovered by SOPD the same morning.







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