By: Yurtiza Arroyo
Authorities in Bloomfield charged a man for multiple vehicle burglaries.
According to Bloomfield Police, on Tuesday, December 6, an officer was dispatched to 169 Grove Street (Regal Collision) on a report of numerous vehicles that were broken into on his lot.
Police say the shop owner reports that seven vehicles were entered and numerous small items were taken from inside each car.
Bloomfield Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene and secured multiple prints from several vehicles that the suspect entered.
According to officials, also collected by CSU officers was DNA evidence left behind by the suspect.
Officials say Bloomfield Police Detectives, along with Crime Scene Detectives, canvassed the area and secured numerous surveillance videos.
It was later determined that the suspect left his bicycle that he rode to and from the scene locked up at an offsite location.
According to Detectives, they set up surveillance on the bicycle and waited for the suspect to return.
Detectives say they observed the male party return for the bike wearing several of the same pieces of clothing observed in the video from the night of the incident.
The arrestee was identified as Lamir Cobb, age 31, of Newark.
Mr. Cobb was charged with seven counts of burglary into vehicles, theft, and criminal mischief.
Mr. Cobb was issued a warrant and transported to the Essex County Jail.