Police Blotter

September 20, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - At approximately 2:00 a.m. on September 20th, 2019, Sergeant Wayne Shivers, Officer Howard Craig and members of the Chatham Borough Fire Department responded to a Summit Avenue address on a report of a structure fire. Upon arriving, they observed that a detached garage in the rear of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was compiled and released by the Montclair Police Department on September 17, 2019: Stolen Motor Vehicles September 11, 2019 (Claremont Avenue): Complainant reports that a 2019 Ford Edge was stolen from the side of her residence. The vehicle was later ...

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09/07/2019 3:53 pm Theft: P.O. Stephen Buskiewicz, P.O. Michael O׳Brien & P.O. Robert Manning responded to the area of a residence on 3rd Street after the resident reported seeing a male take a package from his front steps through his Ring video doorbell. Two juvenile males on bicycles were ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, III, are asking for assistance from the public in identifying persons of interesting. The attached are photos of the persons. Authorities are interested in questioning ...

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September 9, 2019 – September 15, 2019 On September 9, 2019 at 5:11 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle displaying an expired inspection decal. It was then determined that the operator, a 24 year old female from Cedar Grove, was driving with a suspended license.  She was arrested, ...

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During the period between September 9 and September 15, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 262 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 09-13-2019 - 1:40 AM – Officers responded to Abbington Terrace on an attempted burglary through a residence's rear door. While canvassing the area on ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman was arrested Aug. 16 at 11:02 a.m. for simple assault and resisting arrest after she struck a police officer with her vehicle when he tried to stop her for a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Erin T. Bolte, 43, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At approximately 5:27 p.m. on September 11th, 2019, Detective Michael Permison arrested Andrew Wernsing, age 28 from Hillsborough Township, New Jersey and charged him with criminal mischief. The arrest stemmed from an investigation in which Mr. Wernsing allegedly threw a brick ...

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9/7/19 Fraud -  Headquarters received a walk in report regarding credit card fraud.  The victim stated that they received an email from their credit card company notifying them of a charge totaling $2,128.71, that the victim did not make.  Another email was received regarding another purchase in ...

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    North Plainfield Police Reports September 2019 Thurs 5 Sept 2:00 PM. A burglary was reported on Grove St, no address in the police report, entry was gained through a window. A number of items were stolen Fri 6 Sept 10:59 PM. Marvin Bass 41 of 170 Montgomery St Piscataway was ...

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During the period between September 2 and September 8, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 249 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 09-03-2019 - A vehicle reported stolen from the Glen Rock Square townhouse complex on August 29, 2019 was recovered by the Newark Police Department in ...

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On September 3, 2019 at 2:19 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check revealed that the registration was suspended. It was then determined that the operator, a 37 year old male from Butler, was driving with a suspended license.  His vehicle was impounded and ...

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09/04/2019 6:23 pm Narcotics: Det. Anthony Lugo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 South at Plaza Road and arrested the operator, Brendan Jones, age 30 of Dumont, after Xanax pills and heroin were discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with 2 counts of ...

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8/30/19 Dispute – East Centre Street – A dispute between two men resulted in the arrest of Mr. Adrian Vickers, 46, of Linden.  He was transported to Headquarters, processed, and charged with the following:  2 Counts of Terrorist Threats- 2 Counts of Possession of A Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Department Police Blotter September 3, 2019 Robbery August 29, 2019 (Glenridge Avenue): A victim reported that while walking east on Glenridge Avenue in the area of Baldwin Street, a white sedan with New Jersey plates pulled along side of him. A ...

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8/20: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Hanover Township. An investigation revealed Wendy R. Umanzor, age 29, of Dover, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Dover Joint Municipal Court. She was released with a new court date ...

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8/20: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Hanover Township. An investigation revealed Wendy R. Umanzor, age 29, of Dover, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Dover Joint Municipal Court. She was released with a new court date ...

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On August 31, 2019 at 12:45 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Rock stopped a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane and failure to signal a turn. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 59 year old male operator from Ho-Ho-Kus for driving while intoxicated. His vehicle was impounded. He was processed ...

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08/17/2019 4:14 am Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Juan Rodriguez pulled up to a motor vehicle stop, initiated by an Amtrak Police unit, on Route 208 south at Maple Avenue and arrested the operator, Ricardo Mauricio-Jimenez, age 45 of Belleville, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was ...

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8/14 - Rachel E. Cox, 24, of North Plainfield was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Ocean County Sheriff’s Office. Ms. Cox was processed and subsequently released.  8/19 - At 0734 hours a report was taken for a theft of tools from a business on Middle Avenue. The victim reported the ...

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During the period between August 26 and September 1, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 201 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 08-27-2019 - 1:50 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported that her TD Bank checking account had been hacked resulting in three fraudulent transactions totalling ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater man was arrested for possession of marijuana Aug. 26 after being found with the drug in Nap Torpey Park, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Darnell L. Thigpen, 23, was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of a controlled dangerous ...

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8/17: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Roxbury Township. An investigation revealed Susan A. Ronidan, age 60, of Mount Olive Township, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Rockaway Township Municipal Court. She was released with a court date pending. 8/18: ...

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8/23/19 Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report of credit card fraud.  The victim opened a credit card account with Lord & Taylor and was waiting to receive the physical card.  The card was never received, but the victim did get a statement with charges in the amount of $1,393.24 that ...

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August 19, 2019 – August 25, 2019 On August 20, 2019 at 1:59 a.m., Sgt. Joseph Russomanno investigated a suspicious vehicle on Evergreen Place. He noticed that the operator turned onto the street and then turned off the vehicle’s lamps. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the 32 year old ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At 11:23 p.m. on August 18, 2019, Officer Howard Craig arrested Ricardo Balbuena, age 22, Cassandra Vanwert, age 25, and Jonathan Nunez, age 19 all from Staten Island, New York and charged them with possession of suspected marijuana. Officer Craig observed their vehicle speeding and ...

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Date & Time: 7/24/19 16:14 hours Crime/Offense: Theft Officer: Ptl. Travis Dilts On 7/24/19 Ptl. Travis Dilts took a report of theft from a business after the fact.  The owner reported property that was in inventory was discovered missing after an attempt to locate it to show a ...

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During the period between August 19 and August 25, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 289 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 08-19-2019 - 1:03 PM – A Serafin Place resident reported the theft of his son’s bicycle valued at $224. The bicycle had been stored under the complainant’s ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested Aug. 9 for shoplifting after being found with two televisions from Target, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Kyle Demonte, 32, was arrested for shoplifting at 6:25 p.m. after being found with two televisions, valued at $564, ...

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8/16/17 Noise Complaint – Wayside Lane – Officers responded to a noise complaint of a large party and upon arrival observed several dozen groups of people fleeing the scene. The homeowner stated that someone posted on Snap Chat that a party was taking place at their residence which caused a ...

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