Police Blotter

December 6, 2021

11/25/21 Obstruction of Administration of Law – Franklin Avenue – Officer noticed a vehicle left running on Franklin Avenue.  After passing the vehicle multiple times a motor vehicle investigation was conducted to check on the driver’s wellbeing.  The driver along with the passenger were then ...

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11/02/2021—Romel Santiago Garcia, 31, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Santiago Garcia was processed and released with a pending court date.   11/02/2021—At 1439 hours a report was taken for an attempted burglary or theft of a motor vehicle  parked at a ...

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10/02/2021—At 0834 hours a report was taken for a stolen motor vehicle from a River Road business.  The victim stated the incident occurred on 10/01/2021 at approximately 1900 hours—the vehicle was secured at the time of the theft. Taken was a 2020 gray Volvo XC90, valued at ...

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11/20/21 Fraud – Headquarters received a report of a fraud.  The victim stated that an unknown party made fraudulent charged to their bank account since August of 2021. The total amount of charges made is valued over $600.00 Motor Vehicle Theft – Cedar Street - The victim ...

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During the period between November 22 and November 28, 2021 members of the GRPD handled 230 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-24-2021 - 11:58 AM – A resident of Birchwood Road reported identity theft / fraud.  The resident stated that she responded to an email from what she ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 11/16/2021 - 5:46 pm - Narcotics: Det. Geovanny Buitron initiate a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 North at Harristown Road and arrested the operator,Jessica Staab, age 32 of Warwick, NY, after she handed over ...

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11-19-2021 - 10:36 AM – A Glen Rock resident reported discovering suspicious transactions on their EZ Pass account.  The resident was unfamiliar with how to access their EZ Pass account on-line, nor on-line banking to check for any other suspicious transactions.  The responding officer assisted the ...

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11/13/21 Property Damage – Warren Street - Nutley Fire and Police responded to the area regarding a report of a tree down. Upon arrival, a tree was found to have fallen on two vehicles and hanging wires. Both vehicles belonged to the same party who was advised of the incident. PSE&G was ...

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On November 17, 2021 at 7:30 a.m., Roselle Park Police responded to the 400 block of Chestnut St., on a report of a crossing guard that was assaulted. Responding officers found the crossing guard with a laceration to his head. While officers were rendering aid, a second crossing guard reported he ...

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Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on November 16, 2021, Thomas Jann, 34, of Beachwood, pled guilty to two counts of Robbery in the First Degree in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1; four counts of Robbery in the Second Degree in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1; and one count of ...

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Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on November 16, 2021, Thomas Jann, 34, of Beachwood, pled guilty to two counts of Robbery in the First Degree in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1; four counts of Robbery in the Second Degree in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1; and one count of ...

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 During the period between November 8 to November 14, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 265 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-10-2021 - 3:05 PM – A Glen Rock resident reported noticing multiple fraudulent transactions on their credit card which they disputed with the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Below is the Maplewood Police Department activity report for Nov. 1 through Nov. 12: November 3, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the early morning hours a vehicle left unsecured with the key fob inside was stolen from Collinwood Rd. November 3, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; At ...

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11/6/21 Theft of Identity – The victim stated that their employer received a notice of Disability Benefits Charged under their name. The victim is currently working and not receiving disability. The paperwork stated that the disability began in late August, was processed through their ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 10/30/2021 - 2:47 am - Driving While Intoxicated: Det. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Maple  Avenue at Harristown Road and arrested the operator, Michael Ferretti, age 47 of Glen Rock, after ...

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During the period between November 1 to November 7, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 302 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 11-04-2021 - 9:32 AM – A Berkeley Place resident reported that their 2015 BMW X5 was stolen from their driveway sometime between 7:30 and 8 a.m.  The ...

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10/30/21 Fraud – The victim reported to Officers that upon checking their financial records they observed a check written out for $6,800.00 that they did not authorize. The supervisor was contacted and advised of the incident, which they promptly put a hold on the victim’s accounts. Animal ...

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Maplewood Police October 22- 28th October 22, 2021; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours a vehicle parked in an apartment complex on Elmwood Ave had the catalytic converter stolen from it. October 24, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; Between 9 pm and 4 am a vehicle was stolen from ...

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On October 10, 2021 – Following a motor vehicle stop, Justin E. Nielsen, age 22 of Randolph Township was arrested by Sgt. Frank Mygas for Driving While Intoxicated.  Mr. Nielsen was also issued summonses for various motor vehicle violations, processed and advised of his mandatory virtual court ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- At 10:30 am on October 26. 2021, Detectives Andrew Chase and Andrew Pereira arrested, processed, and charged a 29-year-old subject from Summit, New Jersey for theft of a motor vehicle. The arrest stems from an incident in which the subject stole a vehicle from a Chatham Borough ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 10/25/2021 - 1:22 pm - Forgery: P.O. Timothy Ammann responded to Plymouth Park Pharmacy, 11-12 Saddle River Road, after a report of a suspicious incident regarding prescription drugs. Upon arrival, P.O. Ammann ...

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During the period between October 25 to October 31, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 297 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-25-2021 - 12:02 AM – Glen Rock patrols responded to assist the Ridgewood Police Department in investigating a report of individuals attempting to gain ...

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10/23/21 Property Damage – Franklin Avenue – A business owner reported damage to their store.  The owner stated that an upstairs water pipe burst that caused leaking through their store’s ceiling.  Officers observed water streaming down from the ceiling inside the store.  The water damage caused ...

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Montclair Police Department Police Blotter October 19, 2021 – October 26, 2021 Theft October 19, 2021 (Park Street): The victim reported that personal belongings were removed from within a duffel bag while at the YMCA. Surveillance video shows a black male approximately 5'5” - 5'8” tall ...

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During the period between October 18 to October 24, 2021, members of the GRPD handled 275 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-19-2021 - 8:01 AM – The driver for the Glen Rock Borough shuttlebus reported that person(s) unknown had entered the bus via an unlocked door and ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 10/20/2021 - 3:03 pm Narcotics: Det. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 North at DeBoer Drive and arrested the operator, William Mauriello, age 36 of Warwick, NY, and Jessica Staab, age ...

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10/16/21 Fraud – A resident reported to that they were contacted by email regarding an expired window contract providing a phone number to call for more information.  Upon contacting the number, the victim provided the caller with access to their computer under the pretense that the window ...

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Warrant Arrest 9/8/21 9:42 am – Ptl. Anthony Tancs Ptl. Tancs arrested Chareice Brooks, 38, of Linden after he noticed a vehicle leaving the Kenilworth Inn parking lot with fictitious license plates.  Ms. Brooks was found to have $1500 worth of traffic warrants from Union and Wayne ...

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10/05/2021 - 8:57 pm - Narcotics: P.O. Juan Rodriguez approached a suspicious parked vehicle in the parking lot of 17-12 River Road and arrested Michael Garner, age 30 of Wood-Ridge, after discovering evidence of drug use inside the vehicle. Once inside of police headquarters, he was observed ...

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9/03/2021—At 1527 hours a report was taken for an unsecured stolen bicycle from a Beechwood Road business. Taken was (1) Blue Giant ATX 26-inch bicycle, valued at $510.   9/03/2021—At 1837 hours a report was taken for a secured stolen bicycle from a Maple Street business.  The victim stated the ...

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