Lyndhurst Police blotter

Oct. 30

Police reported three Mischief Night incidents that happened within blocks of each other.

At 7:25 p.m., a resident in the 400 block of Page Ave. called police to report that someone had sprayed shaving cream over their 2013 Honda parked near their home.

Then, a 49-year-old man told police he was walking his dog in the 400 block of Rutherford Ave., at 8:30 p.m. when he was hit in the back of the neck with an egg thrown from a car traveling east on Rutherford Ave.

And, at 8:31 p.m., police received a call from a resident in the 400 block of Fifth Ave. that eggs had been thrown at their house and parked car by several juveniles walking along the block.

Oct. 29

At 7:04 p.m., police said a Nutley resident reported that someone had cut through their 2002 Chrysler convertible while it was parked in the 200 block of Chubb Ave. Items in the center console had been disturbed but nothing appeared to have been taken, police said.

Oct. 27

At 11:45 p.m., police received a call that someone was yelling and kicking parked vehicles at Ridge Road and Sixth Ave. Arriving at a location in the 500 block of Sixth Ave., police said they observed a man standing in the street and shouting. When asked to stop, the man refused, so he was arrested. Carlo Lengua, 22, of Lyndhurst, was issued a summons charging him with disorderly conduct and released pending a court date.

At 4:07 p.m., police received a call from a resident of the 300 block of Maple Ave. reporting that someone had damaged the right rear tail light of their 2012 Kia Sorento while it was parked in front of their home.

At 12:51 a.m., police said they stopped Martin Chavez, 62, of Kearny, as he was traveling south on Orient Way, north of Page Ave., after he was observed crossing the double yellow line. Chavez was charged with careless driving, DWI and refusal to take an Alcotest.

Oct. 26

Police received a report of theft from a location in the 400 block of Fern Ave. at 2:44 p.m. Police said a spare tire with a 33-inch chrome rim from a Lexus Land Cruiser truck was taken from outside a garage. The tire was valued at $300, police said.

– Ron Leir


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