Police Blotter

December 13, 2019

12/7/19 Fraud/Identity Theft – The victim told Officers that they received a call from a party claiming to be from Social Security and a second call which displayed “Nutley Police.” That caller stated that they observed suspicious activity using their social security number and was suspected of ...

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12/04/2019 1:56 am Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Summit Avenue and arrested the operator, Jason Fernandez-Lopez, age 36 of Bronx, NY, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a ...

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The Belmar Police Department reported a total of eight arrests — six in Belmar and two in Lake Como — from October 2, 2019 through October 27, 2019. BELMAR Mark Lawrence, 56, of Belmar was arrested on Main Street on October 2 by Police Officer Erik Lieb, charged with contempt on an ...

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11/06 - At 1413 hours a report was taken for a theft of jewelry from a Wade Drive residence. The victim reported a three stone moissanite diamond pendant was taken from the residence, possibly on 11/02 at approximately 1400 hours. The victim reported the value of the pendant to be approximately ...

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During the period between December 2 and December 8, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 257 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 12-2-2019 - 12:43 PM – A Hamilton Avenue resident responded to headquarters to report identity theft.  He stated that he was contacted by Citi Corp.

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11/28/19 Motor Vehicle Stop – Kingsland Street – A motor vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of the driver, Tony Valentin, Jr. 29, Belleville, for an outstanding warrant out of Bloomfield.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident; Bloomfield PD was contacted and released Mr. Valentin ...

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1/24: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed an occupied suspicious vehicle in Hedden County Park in Randolph Township. An investigation led to Dennis P. Cabrejos-Diaz, age 39, of Dover, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled ...

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During the period between November 25 and December 1, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 243 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-25-2019 - 7:46 AM – Patrols were dispatched to a 9-1-1 report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at Radburn Road and Harristown ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Several arrests were made for thefts of hundreds of dollars worth of items from Target, in the Bridgewater Promenade, in the middle of November. Taylor S. Hudson, 22, of Bridgewater, was arrested Nov. 13 at 12:50 p.m. for shoplifting after being found with $330.88 worth of ...

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11/25/2019 - 12:12 pm Wanted Person: Det. Anthony Lugo & Det. Brian Rypkema approached a suspicious male walking on Maple Avenue at River Road and arrested Carmine Trezza, age 43 of New York, NY, after arrest warrants were located out of Passaic County (no bail) & Fair Lawn ($489). He was ...

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11/21: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Roxbury Township. An investigation revealed Brian K. Howard, age 29, of Randolph Township, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Stanhope Municipal Court. He was able to post the required bail and was ...

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Nutley Police are warning residents not to fall victim to a popular fraud in which an Essex County Resident was taken for thousands of dollars. Chief Thomas Strumolo warns that spoofing leads residents to believe the person on the other end of the phone line pretends to be someone other than who ...

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Nov. 4 at 9:36 p.m. Officers arrested Elijah Aji, 22, of Irvington, for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of prescription pills without a prescription, police said. The arrest followed a motor vehicle stop, police said. He was processed at police headquarters and released ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - On November 27, 2019, at 12:11 a.m. Officer Ronald Anderson stopped a vehicle on Hickory Place for driving erratically. After speaking with the driver and a subsequent roadside investigation, Olga Gilfedder, 54 of Morris Township, was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.

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During the period between November 18 and November 24, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 217 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-1-2019 - Between 9 AM and 1 PM – The Glen Rock Police Department, in conjunction with the NJ State Motor Vehicle Commission, held a vehicle ...

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11/18/2019 11:42 pm Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Geovanny Buitron, P.O. Javier Gutierrez & P.O. John Rovetto responded to Plaza Road at Rosalie Street for a report of a motor vehicle crash where they found a vehicle that had left the roadway and struck two vehicles parked in a residential ...

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11/21: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Roxbury Township. An investigation revealed Brian K. Howard, age 29, of Randolph Township, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Stanhope Municipal Court. He was able to post the required bail and was ...

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The Belmar Police Department reported 21 arrests in Belmar and Lake Como from September 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019. BELMAR Elias Maaloof, 26, of Allentown, Pa., was arrested on 15th Avenue on September 1 by Special Officer Sabrina Capriotta, charged with obstruction. Claire ...

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11/15/19 Motor Vehicle Crash – Franklin Avenue – A motor vehicle accident resulted in the arrest of Rosemary Barritta, 58, of Nutley, who was transported to Headquarters without incident.  She was issued motor vehicle summons for Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving, advised of her ...

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On November 19, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., Officers responded to the 800 block of River Road for a reported motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles. Upon officers arrival, it was determined that a vehicle traveling East on River Road struck an unoccupied parked vehicle. The driver of ...

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On October 1, 2019 – Following a motor vehicle stop, Robert C. Schenk, age 32 of Montville Township, NJ was arrested by P.O. Daniel Sullivan for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. Schenk was processed accordingly, issued a Complaint-Summons and several ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At approximately 2:13 a.m. on November 17th , 2019, Officer Matthew Belcastro arrested Jeffrey Silva, age 35 from Edgewater, New Jersey for allegedly driving while under the influence. Officer Belcastro observed the vehicle driven by Mr. Silva make an improper U-turn and initiated a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Staten Island women was arrested for shoplifting after she was allegedly found with more than $500 worth of baby accessories from Target, in the Bridgewater Promenade, Nov. 2 at 4:17 p.m., according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Genisha L. Williams, 34, was ...

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During the period between November 11 and November 17, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 182 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-12-2019 - 8:26 AM – A resident of West Main Street contacted police when he found a woman’s purse in his driveway. The purse was determined to ...

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11/07/2019 On 10-18-19, Fair Lawn Police took two reports of theft from vehicles parked in the parking lot of Bowlero, 22-22 Maple Avenue, where personal items, including credit cards, were taken and used for purchases. Det. Mark Wyka took over the investigation and was able to arrest Nadim Sahili, ...

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Date & Time: 10/26/19 8:32 pm Driving While Intoxicated On October 26, 2019 at 8:32pm Ptl. Leo Filipe responded to a single car motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle that knocked down a utility pole. At the scene, Ptl. Filipe arrested the driver Daniel Retana of Kenilworth for driving ...

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11/7: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Wharton. An investigation led to Mark S. McCollough, age 49, of Wharton, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. -11/13: ARRESTS FOR ...

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The Belmar Police Department reported 79 arrests in Belmar and Lake Como from August 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019. BELMAR Mark Lawrence, 56, of Neptune was arrested on Main Street on August 1 by Special Officer David Burke, charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant. Omar Mohmand, ...

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10/13/19 Assault– Franklin Avenue – Police took a report from a Board Of Education Member participating in the Columbus Day Parade. He stated that a man he knows only from Facebook approached him and assaulted him at the intersection of Franklin and Stager. The Essex County Prosecutors Office ...

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10/22: ARREST FOR WARRANTS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Hedden County Park in Randolph Township. An investigation revealed Jorge L. Coellesanchez, age 23, of Dover, to have warrants for failure to appear in Mendham Township and Mine Hill Municipal Courts. He ...

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