Police Blotter

September 9, 2019

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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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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EAST ORANGE, NJ —Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Jerome Bearfield, 28, of Newark, plead guilty to first degree aggravated manslaughter and second degree unlawful possession of a weapon before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, Presiding Criminal Part ...

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During the period between August 12 and August 18, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 244 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 08-12-2019 - 4:21 PM – A resident on the 200 block of Gramercy Place reported the theft of $150 worth of sandpaper from his yard. This reportedly occurred ...

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7/18 - Christopher J. Bruno-Benn, 23, of Irvington was arrested on two (2) contempt of court warrants out of Irvington. Mr. Bruno-Benn was processed and released with a pending court date.  7/18 - At 1147 hours a report was taken for a theft of services from a business on Broad Street. The ...

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08/08/2019 11:48 pm Narcotics: P.O. John Kelly responded to 7-Eleven, 31-28 Broadway, on a report of a customer dispute and arrested Montez Nelson, age 45 of Elmwood Park, after he was observed dropping marijuana on the ground during questioning. He was released after being charged with possession ...

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8/9/19 Property Damage – Florence Street – Response was made to the area regarding a report of a tree limb that had fallen causing property damage.  Once on scene, Officers observed a tree limb (Township tree) that landed on the back retaining wall causing damage to the top of the wall.  The ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - 7/23- Special Officer Kevin Gutierrez arrested Marianna Martins, 20, of New Providence for Possession of Marijuana 50g or Less and Possession of Paraphernalia.  The arrest stemmed from an investigation into a suspicious vehicle on Spring Floral Dr.  Ms. Martins was processed ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following bltter was published by the Montclair Police Department on August 13, 2019: Burglary / Theft August 7, 2019 (South Fullerton Avenue): A visitor to the Montclair Public Library reported that $105.00 was removed from his wallet after temporarily leaving it ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Police Department reports on shoplifting incidents and other crimes that occurred in town over the past week. Auto theft On Aug. 11, 2019 during the overnight hours, a Harding Drive resident reports that his Audi Q-7 was stolen from his driveway. The South ...

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July 24 at 10:54 p.m. Officers arrested Daniel Alvarez, 20, of Roselle Park, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams, police said. The arrest was made pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Central Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue, police said. He was transported to Westfield Police ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Jersey City man was arrested July 20 for marijuana possession after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation at the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Kevon Christian Burnett-Deroche, 26, was arrested at 7:29 p.m. for ...

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During the period between August 4 and August 11, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 275 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 08-6-2019 - 12:42 PM – An employee of a Glen Rock business reported that he fell victim to a gift card scam via email.  The victim was instructed to ...

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The Belmar Police Department reported 52 arrests in Belmar and Lake Como from June 16, 2019 through June 30, 2019. BELMAR Raquel Bartocci, 19, of Staten Island was arrested on Ocean Avenue on June 16 by Police Officer Corey Whitman, charged with obstruction, interference of business, ...

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