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Drunk Driver in Westfield Hits Car and Flees Scene

Thursday, December 26, 2013 • 6:04pm

December 19, 2013 9:53 p.m.

Edward Hom, 51, of Westfield was arrested for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Mr. Hom was traveling Westbound on South Avenue near Downer Street when he struck a parked vehicle and fled the scene. Mr. Hom was later located in his vehicle on Martine Avenue in Fanwood and after an investigation by officers on scene was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Mr. Hom was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed and released to a sober adult.

December 20, 2013 8:59 p.m.

Lakisha Mckinney, 32, of Livingston Street was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $500.00 pursuant to a pick up at the Union Township Police Department. Mckinney was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where she was processed and released after posting full bail.

December 20, 2013 10:26 p.m.

Roland Kovacs, 24, of Watchung was arrested for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Kovacs was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed. It was later determined through officers investigation that Mr. Kovacs had a detainer through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and subsequently was placed into cell #1. He is awaiting transport.

December 21, 2013 1:26 a.m.

Chevonne Jenkins, 31, of Roselle was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Mansfield Municipal Court in the amount of $500.00. Ms. Jenkins was transported to Headquarters where she was released on her own recognizance by Mansfield Municipal Court.

December 21, 2013 1:41 p.m.

Jeffrey M. Littman, 25, of Cliffwood was placed under arrest at Westfield Police Headquarters for an outstanding $114.00 municipal court traffic warrant. In addition, an outstanding $90.00 Clark Municipal Court warrant was discovered. Bail was posted and waivers were signed on both.

December 22, 2013 9:19 p.m.

Saul Benitez, 19, of Rahway and Roberto Aguirre, 20, of Woodbridge were arrested for possession of CDS (marijuana) under 50 grams, pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Lamberts Mill Road near New England Drive. Also arrested for possession of CDS (marijuana) under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia was one juvenile female. All subjects were transported to Headquarters and processed. Two adult males were issued a summons and given a mandatory court date. Juvenile female was released to her parents.

December 23, 2013 6:00 p.m.

Frankie Diaz, 24, of Linden was arrested on an outstanding warrant ($500.00) out of Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to a pick up at Roselle Police Department. Diaz was transported to Headquarters where he was processed and released on posted bail.

December 26, 2013 6:56 a.m.

Ms. Chavaughn S. O’Neal, 24, of Newark was arrested on the strength of one outstanding ATS warrant issued by the Carteret Municipal Court (warrant # E13-1038, $89 bail) while at a traffic stop for an observed traffic violation on the 400 block of W. North Avenue. Ms. O’Neal was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters for arrest processing without incident. She was released after posting the requisite $89 bail.

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