Resident Reports Theft of Cash from Home
Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 11:27am
On Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 5:40 pm, Sgt. Ernest Schmidt investigated a report of theft. The victim reported that $500.00 in various denominations was taken from the bedroom of his Springfield Avenue residence earlier in the day. The victim was able to give information to officers regarding potential suspects and the matter has been referred to the Investigations Division.
On Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 2:49 am, Ptl. Ron DeSimoni arrested Jaime Sanchez, 23, of Berkeley Heights. Sanchez was the operator of a 2007 Nissan and was involved in a single vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Plainfield Ave. and Sutton Drive. The investigation revealed that Sanchez was traveling north on Plainfield Ave., left the roadway and struck a utility pole, causing heavy front end damage. Sanchez was found to be intoxicated and brought to police headquarters and processed. Sanchez was charged with driving while intoxicated and careless driving. He was given a court date to appear in Berkeley Heights Municipal Court and released into the custody of a friend.
On Monday, October 24, 2011 at 10:26 am, Ptl. Jason Massimino arrested Amasio Marques, 45, of Newark. Marques was a passenger in a 2003 Chevy van that was stopped for motor vehicle violations on Plainfield Ave. A computer check revealed that he held an outstanding warrant out of Newark for $400.00. Marques was brought to police headquarters, processed and released after posting bail.
On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 8:00 pm, Ptl. William Fettes investigated a report of a theft which occurred at Governor Livingston High School. The victim reported that a gold chain, valued at $220.00, was stolen from a locker room sometime during the afternoon. The matter has been referred to the Investigations Division.
On Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:15 am, Ptl. Donato Minicozzi investigated a report of automobile theft from a Debbie Place resident. The victims reported that both of their motor vehicles, a 2002 Honda CRV and a 2008 Nissan Quest, were stolen from their residences during the overnight hours. Both vehicles were left unlocked with the keys in the vehicles. Both of the vehicle’s information was then entered into the National Crime Information Center as stolen. The Police Department reminds residents to lock their vehicles so as to deter theft.