Police Blotter

March 6, 2020

Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 02/26/2020 7:19 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Anthony Ferreira & P.O. Brad Pindyck responded to Shoprite, 17-17 River Road, and arrested Matthew Nahas, age 22 of Fair Lawn, after he was detained by store loss ...

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3/1/2020 Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding a suspicious incident.  The victim stated that they received an email from Fed Ex that their package from Dell Computers was in route to be delivered.  The Dell G7 15-7590 computer, valued at $1,434.10, was delivered to their ...

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On 2/27/2020 at 9:56 am Patrolman Avsar Patel was on patrol in the area of East Westfield Ave. and Union road, when he observed a 2006 Mazda commit a motor vehicle violation. A motor vehicle stop was conducted. Through an investigation, Jacklyn Boyle 26, of Colonia was found to be in possession ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There have been a rash of scams and attempted scams reported of late. Please be aware that no official government agency, local or federal, or any utility company will request payments in gift cards or bit coins. If you receive one of these phone calls, hang up and locate the ...

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BLOTTER 3-3-20 Thefts February 25, 2020 (Hartley Street): The complainant reports that a dumpster, valued at $4,000 was stolen from a lot. February 26, 2020 (Gates Avenue); The complainant states that his wallet was stolen from his vehicle. February 26, 2020 (South Park Street): The ...

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             2/17/20 at 1:11PM Patrol units were dispatched to the 700 Block of Kingston Ave. on the report of a motor vehicle accident.  The driver, Jose Cuevas, 28 of Union, was found to be under the influence and placed under arrest for DWI by Sgt. Len Lueddeke.  The passenger, Ansly Orphelin ...

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Belmar Police Department reported that 17 arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from January 1 through January 28, 2020. BELMAR Griffin McParland, 22, of Bernardsville was arrested on 13th Avenue on January 1 by Police Officer Kevin Marron, charged with criminal trespass for ...

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February 24, 2020 – March 1, 2020 On February 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., Ptl. Kristian Schneider investigated a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle parked in the Santander Bank parking lot. An unknown actor broke the windows and lamps on the vehicle. Anyone with information should contact the ...

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2/22/2020 Property Lost – Gerard Road – Headquarters received a walk in report on lost property.  The victim stated they ordered three (3) items from a department store having a total value of $75.00 and never received them.  2/24/2020 Package Theft – Oakridge Avenue - Headquarters ...

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During the period between February 24 and March 1, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 240 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 02-25-2020 - 1:54 PM – While on patrol in the area of Lincoln Avenue, P.O. Sam Evans received a hit on his patrol vehicle’s LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery ...

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MONTCLAIR POLICE DEPARTMENT BLOTTER 2-25-20 Thefts February 19, 2020 (Grant Street): The complainant reports that a package delivered to his residence had been opened and a pair of sneakers that he had ordered had been stolen. February 20, 2020 (Mission Street): The complainant reports that ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 02/24/2020 4:18 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Robert Manning responded to CVS Pharmacy, 18-35 River Road, and arrested Matthew Leon, age 31 of Paterson, after he was detained with unpaid items, totaling $59.56, concealed ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested for shoplifting after it was found that he only paid for select merchandise in a self pay line at Target, in the Bridgewater Promenade, Feb. 22 at 5:22 p.m., according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. William Stephen Adams, 44, was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - On February 25, 2020, Chatham Township Police Department’s Detective David Gallo charged C. Patton, age 40 of Sparta, NJ with burglary and theft stemming from a September 2018 burglary to a residence on River Road. On September 7, 2018, a River Road resident reported that her home ...

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-2/14: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Jefferson Township. An investigation led to Tameya S. Rinvil, age 23, of Brooklyn, N.Y., to be charges with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. She was released with a court date ...

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During the period between February 17 and February 23, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 254 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 02-18-2020 - 12:23 PM – Responding to a reported shoplifting in progress at the CVS Store located at 175 Rock Road, P.O. T.J. Graziani subsequently ...

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February 21, 2020 Warrant Arrest Officers observed Justin Wilson, a 19 year old South Orange resident, walking into the Seven-11 on Valley Street.  Officers had prior knowledge that Mr. Wilson had an active warrant out of South Orange. Wilson was placed under arrest and transported to South ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Two Raritan men were arrested after they used abusive language toward postal service employees at the Raritan Post Office Feb. 18, according to a release from Raritan Borough Police. John Juhasz, 48, and James Juhasz, 46, were arrested following a report of unwanted persons at the ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 02/12/2020 – 10:13 pm Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron approached a parked, occupied vehicle in the parking lot of ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, and arrested the operator, Mendel Meisels, age 45 of Suffern, and the ...

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February 2, 2020 Theft from Vehicle: At approximately 12:40 p.m., an unsecured vehicle on Essex Ave. was entered and a Mac Pro tablet was removed.  The suspect was last seen running towards Irvington Ave. with the tablet. February 4, 2020 Package Theft: Between the hours of 12 and 3 p.m., a ...

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2/15/2020 Shoplifting – Franklin Avenue – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of shoplifting.  The store manager stated that they had a man detained after observing him conceal magazines and attempt to leave the store without making payment.  The suspect Charles Price, 65, of ...

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February 10, 2020 – February 16, 2020 On February 13, 2020 at 7:40 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra responded to a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash along Fairview Avenue. A witness followed the vehicle and pointed it out to responding officers. During the investigation Ptl. Westra determined ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - At 11:00 a.m. on February 11th, 2020, Detective Andrew Chase arrested Alberto Pereira, age 49 from Florham Park, New Jersey and charged him with shoplifting. The arrest stems from an investigation initiated by the store’s loss prevention officer in which Mr. Pereira allegedly placed ...

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2/4: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Riverdale. An investigation led to Mindaugas Stanys, age 30, of New York, N.Y., to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with a ...

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During the period between February 10 and February 16, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 232 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 02-10-2020 - 2:39 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that an unknown individual had gained remote access to her computer and attempted PayPal and Amazon ...

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2/8/2020 Criminal Mischief – Headquarters received a report regarding an incident of criminal mischief.  The victim stated their vehicle, which was parked in their driveway, was found to have the right side windshield wiper arm laying on the ground.  The wiper appeared to be deliberately broken ...

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January 20, 2020 Package Theft; At approximately 03:45 pm,  a female was observed taking a package from the front steps of a residence on Burnett Terr.  Officers located the female who was identified as Taneesha Grier age 51 of Vauxhall.  Grier was also found to be in possession of other packages ...

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Editor's Note: Another person included in the original police blotter was removed because all charges were dismissed. BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater man was arrested near Wegmans after he was found to be in possession of marijuana, according to a report from Bridgewater Township ...

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Date and Time – 1/18/20 at 4:20pm PTL Travis Dilts arrested James Waters, 24, of Union after it was revealed during a motor vehicle stop that he had an outstanding criminal warrant in the amount of $5,000 out of Newark.  Waters was issued a summons and released with a new court date.  Date ...

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On 02 January  2020 – After responding to police headquarters, Carlos J. Aguilar-Castro, age 25 of Dover, NJ, was arrested by Ptl. Grosso on the strength of an outstanding ATS contempt warrant out of Hackettstown.  Mr. Aguilar-Castro was processed, advised of his mandatory court appearance date in ...

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