Courtesy of the Nutley Police Department:
On Oct. 28 at 10:36 am, a theft was reported in the area of River Road. A resident stated that a motorcycle was stolen from an assigned parking space. The motorcycle is valued at $6,000. The motorcycle was last seen at 8pm the previous evening. While on scene the victim noticed that the ignition to their other motorcycle was damaged and so was the right side of the bike, which appeared to have been dropped.
That same day at about 20 minutes later, police responded to a call of criminal mischief in the area of River Road. The victim noticed that the wires on their 2002 Honda motorcycle had been cut and it would not start. There was no other noticeable damage to the motorcycle at the time of the report.
On Oct. 29 at noon, police responded to a report of a township tree crashing into a car while parked near the owner’s residence on River Road. The tree was rooted in Glotzbach Park. The shade tree department was notified to remove the tree and debris from the vehicle and the victim was advised how to obtain a copy of the report for their records.
That same day, at around 2:26 pm, police responded to a residence on Nutley Avenue on a report of a tree falling on a house. Upon arrival, police saw the tree on top of the house with roof damage and wires hanging. The victim was found in the living room and officers were able to escort the victim out of the residence without incident. The victim’s wife responded to a neighbor’s home along with the emergency squad. The victim was released on scene and they went to stay with family.
On Oct. 30, shortly after 6 pm, a Franklin Avenue resident reported the theft of a generator that was being used to provide electricity to their home. The victim stated that they noticed the lights go out and went outside to check when they saw that the generator was taken. The victim did not see anyone leaving the area and there were no witnesses to the theft.
That same day, at 8:47 pm, a Conover Avenue resident reported a rock thrown through the window of their home. The victim’s son stated that when he looked out the front window he observed a black Acura backing down the street, but was unable to see the occupants.