Police Blotter

January 13, 2020

During the period between January 6 and January 12, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 267 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 01-08-2020 - 4:59 PM – Patrols were dispatched to a dispute over payment at the Exxon Station located at Maple Avenue and Highwood Avenue. Upon arrival, ...

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1/5/20 Car Fire – Route 21 - Nutley Fire, along with Nutley Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle fire.  Upon arrival, Officers found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames.  Both occupants were able to get out of the vehicle safely and were not injured.  The driver stated they heard a ...

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12/30/2019 10:59 pm Narcotics: P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on 17th Street at Columbia Street and arrested a passenger, Jose Corvera-Ascencio, age 18 of Paterson, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a ...

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Dec. 27, 2019 at 7:25 a.m. A resident of the 400 block of Alden Avenue reported that their vehicle was stolen, police said. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of their residence unlocked with a key fob inside it, police said. The vehicle is valued at about $50,000, according to ...

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During the period between December 30, 2019 and January 5, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 221 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 12-31-2019 - 10:37 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that her TD Bank account had been compromised.  She discovered this when she attempted to use ...

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12/28: ARRESTS FOR DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson Township. An investigation led to Vincent C. Mafaro, age 43, of Knowlton Township, and Katherine D. Salerno, age 36, of Jefferson Township, to be charged with Possession of Drug ...

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December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020 On December 30, 2019 at 12:20 p.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check revealed that the operator had a suspended license. The operator, a 29 year old male from Maplewood, was placed under arrest. He was processed and ...

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At approximately 9:57 p.m., on December 19th, 2019, Officer Matthew Belcastro arrested Elijah Gerald, age 34 from Orange, New Jersey and charged him with use of drug paraphernalia. Officer Belcastro observed the vehicle driven by Mr. Gerald drifting within the traffic lane so he initiated a ...

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12/28/2019 Scam- Police took a report from a 61 y/o Nutley resident claiming that he received an e-mail from what he believed was PayPal requesting 500.00. The victim told police he complied with the e –mail instructions and went to 7/11 to purchase 200.00 e bay gift cards, then provided the ...

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12/21/2019 8:22 pm Driving While Intoxicated: Sgt. Sean Macys initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 4 at Paramus Road and arrested the operator, Joseph Langenstein, age 34 of Hawthorne, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a family member after being charged with careless ...

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12/16: ARREST FOR DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson Township. An investigation led to Bonnie J. Sherwood, age 38, of Wharton, to be charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released with a court date pending. -12/18: ...

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During the period between December 23 and December 29, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 180 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 12-24-2019 - 8:14 AM – The owner of Fausto Pellegrino Hair Design at 190 Rock Road reported the rear door to his business appeared to have been ...

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Shoplifting: 12/20/19- Tamerra Herd Age 32 of Newark, NJ- An officer responded to 8 Franklin Street (Marshalls) on report of a shoplifting. The LP officer observed Ms. Herd enter the establishment and place items in 3 tote bags. She then attempted to leave without paying. Ms. Herd was arrested, ...

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12/21/19 Call for Help – Police responded to Stager St when a caller reported someone calling for help. Police located a 92 y/o woman who exited her residence and had fallen outside. Police had medical personnel check her before reuniting with her caretaker. Leaving the scene- Property damage ...

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NEWARK, NJ  –- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted serial killer Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, of Orange on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of three young women he killed between August and November 2016 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted serial killer Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, of Orange on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of three young women he killed between August and November 2016 ...

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Nov. 28 at 10:34 a.m. A resident in the 500 block of Alden Avenue told police that two of his vehicles were stolen from the driveway of his residence between 2 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Both vehicles were unlocked with the key fobs inside of them, police said. Nov. 30 at 7:52 a.m. A resident in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Warren man was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash at the Whole Foods, on Chimney Rock Road, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. David George Sebor, 33, was arrested Dec. 8 at 11:50 a.m. for DWI, failure to submit a ...

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12/13/2019 12:34pm Wanted Person: P.O. Brian Goodson initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at 26th Street and arrested the passenger, Yasmine Wilson, age 30 of Paterson, after an arrest warrant was located out of Paterson for $1000. She was handed over to Paterson Police. 12/13/2019 9:06 pm ...

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During the period between December 16 and December 22, 2019, members of the GRPD handled 216 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 12-16-2019 - 10:41 AM - A Glen Rock man reported that over the past few months he has received letters from multiple financial institutions concerning ...

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12/14/19 Criminal Mischief – Highfield Lane – Response was made to the area in regards to a report of criminal mischief.  The homeowner returned home and found a portion of their decorative snowman was not lit.  Upon inspection it was observed that a wire was cut.  The approximate value of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following reflects the police blotter released by the Montclair Police Department on December 17, 2019. Thefts December 10, 2019 (Church Street): An employee at a parking lot stated that a customer was advised that the fee to park was $10. The customer replied that he only ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A New York resident was arrested for disorderly conduct following an incident at the Marriott, on Commons Way, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Jana L. Agopian, 40, of Oceanside, New York, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and ...

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On December 10, 2019 at 8:48 a.m., Ptl. Cassella conducted a random license plate check on his MDT that revealed that a vehicle operator had a suspended license. The operator, a 42 year old female from Verona, was arrested for driving with a suspended license. A search of her person incident to ...

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During the period between December 9 and December 15, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 272 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 12-09-2019 - 6:39 PM – A Glen Rock woman contacted police when she became suspicious over a Craigslist transaction she was attempting to complete. She had ...

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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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