Police: Irvington man charged for burglaries in Maplewood

The man believed to be responsible for two restaurant burglaries in Maplewood is now behind bars.
News 12 first reported about the break-ins earlier this month at Artie’s Restaurant on Newark Way and Sabatino’s Pizza on Valley Street. Police say that 52-year-old Christopher Ransom, or Irvington, burglarized these businesses.
He was charged with three counts of second-degree burglary, one count of third-degree theft of a motor vehicle, three counts of criminal mischief and theft.
Ransom is being held at the Essex County Jail.