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In Westfield, Two Vehicles Reported Stolen in Two Days

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • 9:04pm

January 8, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Report of a stolen 2013 Land Rover Range Rover from the 800 block of New England Drive. At the time of the theft, the vehicle was unlocked and running in the victims driveway. Between 6:50 a.m. and 7:15 a.m., on this date, suspect(s) unknown entered the vehicle and drove away. No further description.

January 9, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Report on a motor vehicle theft from a business in the 500 block of E. North Avenue. The vehicle is a Volkswagen Passat, color white, Reg.# J77CEH, valued at approximately $13,024.00.

January 10, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Willie Swinton, 31, of Newark was arrested on an ACS warrant out of Newark for $100.00. Swinton was also brought in for an ATS Rahway warrant. Swinton posted bail on the Newark warrant and was released on his own recognizance by Rahway.

January 11, 2014 12:23 a.m.

Mr. Casey Ballard, 20, of Westfield was arrested on the strength of one outstanding ATS warrant issued by the Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to a traffic stop on W. South Avenue, near Hort Street. Mr. Ballard was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released after posting the requisite $114.00 bail.

January 11, 2014 8:51 a.m.

Report of a theft of an iPhone in the 300 block of First Street. The phone had been left unattended on a bench while the owner was playing sports. Value estimated at $200.00.

January 11, 2014 11:22 a.m.

Gary Robinson, 33, of Newark was arrested at Westfield Police Department Headquarters on an active warrant out of Westfield for $2,500.00 and Rahway $89.00. Robinson was transferred over to Union County Jail in lieu of bail.

January 11, 2014 10:45 p.m.

Rodney Bostic, 61, of Plainfield was arrested for D.W.I. near the intersection of W. Broad Street and South Avenue. Bostic was released to a responsible adult with summons and court date of February 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

January 12, 2014 6:40 a.m.

Efrain Cordero, 37, of Parlin was arrested as the result of a motor vehicle stop for an active $375.00 Sayreville traffic warrant. Cordero posted bail and signed a bail waiver.

January 12, 2014 11:51 p.m.

Paul Gordon, 79, of Plainfield was arrested at the Fanwood Police Department for an outstanding Westfield Municipal Warrant in the amount of $600.00. Mr. Gordon was then placed under arrest on the strength of the warrant and transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed and released on his own recognizance pending a new Westfield Municipal Court date.

January 13, 2014 11:36 a.m.

Washington Onate, 40 of Newark was arrested as the result of a motor vehicle stop for hindering his own apprehension. Onate was processed and released on his own recognizance with summons for a February 6, 2014 court appearance.

January 13, 2014 4:26 p.m.

Keith S. Destefano, 30, of Plainfield was arrested on the strength of one outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Westfield Municipal Court ($379.00 bail). Mr. Destefano was transported to Headquarters for arrest processing without incident and released after posting bail.

January 14, 2014 7:04 p.m.

A resident of the 300 block of Linden Avenue reports an act of criminal mischief to his residence. Specifically an unknown actor(s) appeared to have thrown a flower pot through the garage window.

January 14, 2014 7:10 p.m.

A resident of the 600 block of Dorian Road reports a theft of a package on her front porch valued at $150.00.

January 14, 2014 11:21 p.m.

Alyssa Vita, 20, of Cranford was arrested for possession of a prescription legend drug in the amount of five or more units without a valid prescription and possession of a prescription legend drug in the amount of four or less units without a valid prescription. Vita’s arrest was pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Central Avenue and Grove Street. Ms. Vita was issued summonses and given a mandatory court date.

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