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Two Scotch Plains Residents Report Identity Fraud with Credit, Debit Cards

Scotch Plains Police Dept.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 • 7:56am

1/6                        A student at the Scotch Plains Fanwood High School reported being a victim of a theft. He stated an unknown suspect(s) removed his iPhone from his backpack while he was at practice. The phone was valued at approximately $250.

1/6                        A resident of Mountain Ave. reported being a victim of harassment.  He stated that while walking unknown suspects yelled at him.

1/6                        A resident of Prospect Ave. reported being a victim of fraud.  She stated that unknown suspect(s) made approximately $150 in purchases on his debit card without his authorization.

1/8                        A resident of Winding Brook Way. reported being a victim of fraud.  She stated that an unknown suspect(s) made approximately $1,500 in purchases on her credit card without her authorization.

1/8                       A resident of East Second St. reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief.  She stated sometime overnight unknown suspect(s) threw bottles filled with an unknown substance on her lawn.

1/9                        A resident of William St. reported being a victim of harassment.  She stated that she has been receiving numerous phone calls from an ex-friend.

1/11                      Julio Maldonado, 22, of Goodmans Crossing Clark was arrested for a $500 outstanding warrant issued by the South Plainfield court. Officer Budzinski stopped Maldonado for a motor vehicle violation on East Second St. and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

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