Police Blotter

February 13, 2020

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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On February 3, 2020 at 9:07 a.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle for a registration violation. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 29 year old male from New Brunswick for driving while suspended. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 02/06/2020 - 11:35 pm Narcotics: P.O. Juan Rodriguez & P.O. Javier Gutierrez responded to the area of Fair Lawn Avenue and Abbott Road after hearing a verbal confrontation and arrested Emmanuel Bernard, age ...

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During the period between February 3 and February 9, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 275 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 02-07-2020 - 5:21 PM – The owner of a rental home on Princeton Place reported that the home’s sewer line had been intentionally damaged.  She was alerted ...

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01/14 - At 1128 hours a report was taken for a theft of cash from an Overlook Road apartment. The victim reported the incident occurred between 0900 hours and 1700 hours on 01/06/2020. The victim reported approximately $50.00 had been removed from the secured apartment during the above time frame.

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REMINDER:  LOCK YOUR VEHICLES IF YOUR VEHICLE IS ENTERED, DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING AND CALL POLICE IMMEDIATELY Anyone who has information regarding any crimes can send a (non-emergent) Tip Anonymously by texting CRIMES starting message with NPDTIP or log into www.tipsoft.com and search ...

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Theft from Vehicle A Harding Drive resident reports someone entered his unlocked vehicle during the overnight hours on January 25-26, 2020, and stole several personal items. Detective Bureau is investigating this theft.   >>>>Please remember to lock your car doors and never leave ...

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NEWARK, NJ -– Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in solving a cold case.  On Oct. 5, 2006 Carey Suitt was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Freeway Drive East and ...

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The following blotter was compiled and released by the Montclair Police Department on 2-4-20: Thefts January 29, 2020 (Lexington Avenue): The complainant reports that a backpack and a textbook were stolen from his vehicle. Burglary February 2, 2020 (Claremont Avenue): The complainant ...

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1/24: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers observed a suspicious person in Morristown. An investigation revealed Marshall Webb, age 49, of Morristown, to have an N.C.I.C. Warrant from the Somerset County Sheriff's Office. He was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 01/26/2020 1:34 am Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Brad Pindyck initiated a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Avenue at Harristown Road and arrested the operator, Nicole Sitko, age 22 of Hawthorne, after she failed a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police made a number of arrests at the end of January for shoplifting at stores around town. Larry Lopez, 27, and Daisey Maribel Urgiles, 29, both of New York, were arrested after being found with items from Macy's, at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Jan. 20 ...

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Belmar Police Department reported 26 arrests in Belmar and Lake Como from November 2 to December 18, 2019, including two that received coverage in TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como. Belmar Man Arrested after Car Chase with Police Ends on Main Street Belmar Man Charged in June 1 Hit-and-Run that Left ...

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During the period between January 27, 2020 and February 2, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 258 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 01-31-2020 - 10:19 AM – A Glen Rock man reported discovering that a fraudulent insurance account had been opened in his wife’s name. The couple ...

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1/25/2020 Criminal Mischief – Washington Avenue - Response was made to the area in regards to a criminal mischief incident.  The owner advised Officers that their soda machine in front of the shop had been damaged during the night.  Surveillance footage showed a vehicle stop at the corner of ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - A Ewing woman was arrested for hindering apprehension and other charges after an incident at the Ramada Inn in which she gave false information to avoid arrest, according to a report from Raritan Township Police. Ahsaki McCall, 46, was charged with hindering apprehension and ...

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On January 21, 2020 at 9:18 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 37 year old female passenger from Orange for an outstanding warrant. She was arrested, processed, and transported to the Essex County ...

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-1/19: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS/WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in East Hanover. An investigation led to Michael R. DeLuca, age 28, of Belleville, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; and revealed Thomas DeLuca, age 31, of ...

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During the period between January 20 and January 26, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 285 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 01-23-2020 - 8:55 AM – The administration at the Academy of Our Lady on Rodney Street reported discovering fraudulent activity on the School’s checking ...

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1/17/2020 Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding fraud.  The victim stated their company received a check for $34,886.95, (in Dec. 2018) that was due to their business, and turned out to be insufficient funds in the checking account.  Many attempts were made to collect the debt ...

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01/14/2020 6:48 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Thomas Spear, P.O. John Rovetto, P.O. Juan Rodriguez, P.O. Javier Gutierrez & Det. Paul Donohue responded to the area of ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, after a male shoplifter fled from the store. Joshua Vandunk, age 30 of Paterson, was located near Fair Lawn ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following Montclair Police Blotter was compiled by the Montclair Police Department on January 21, 2020: Thefts January 16, 2020 (Valley Road): The complainant states that he believes that he left his Kyocera cell phone, valued at $100, on a table at Starbucks. Shortly after ...

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During the period between January 13 and January 19, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 242 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 01-13-2020 - 9:25 PM – Patrols were dispatched to assist the NJ Transit Police with a vehicle blocking the Harristown Road railroad tracks. The driver, ...

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Editor's Note: Another report regarding a DWI charge was deleted from this article because the charges were dismissed. BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two Parsippany residents were arrested for shoplifting after they were found with almost $900 worth of electronic equipment from Target, in the Bridgewater ...

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1/11/2020 Motor Vehicle Stop – Washington Avenue – Officers initiated a motor vehicle stop which resulted in the arrest of the driver Ariel Falcon, 30, of Newark.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, processed, and issued a summons charging him with Possession of Marijuana.  Mr.

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Date & Time: 01/2/2020 09:23 a.m. Burglary to Motor Vehicle On January 2, 2020 a business owner reported a burglary to one of his work vehicle trailers. The suspect(s) cut the locks to the trailer and stole construction tools valued at approximately $5,000.00.  The theft occurred while ...

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Sometime during the day on January 2, 2020 a package was stolen from 22 Cottage Street apartment complex.  Detective Bureau investigating.  On January 8, 2020, during the overnight hours a Longview Road resident reported his vehicle stolen from his driveway.  The vehicle had a tracking device ...

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January 6, 2020 – January 12, 2020 On January 6, 2020 at 7:16 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for speeding on Pompton Avenue. The operator, a 42 year old male from Wayne, was determined to be operating a vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed and released ...

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12/12 - Quran A. Campbell, 40, of Newark was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Newark. Mr. Campbell was processed and released with a pending court date.  12/13 - Saladeen W. Merritt, 31, of East Orange was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out Newark. Mr. Merritt was ...

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1/4: ARREST FOR DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morristown. An investigation led to Issac J. Castillo, age 20, of Morristown, to be charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with a court date pending. -1/7: ARREST FOR ...

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