Police Blotter

November 4, 2019

October 28, 2019 – November 3, 2019 On October 30, 2019 at 10:18 p.m., Chief Joseph Cirasa was off duty when he observed three suspicious individuals in a Cedar Street driveway. He observed one of the individuals burglarize a vehicle in the driveway. He relayed this information to patrol officers ...

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10/25/19 Burglary – Park Drive – Response was made to the area in regards to a past occurred burglary. The homeowner arrived home and found things out of place and called 911. It was discovered that there was something missing from the home and the Detective Bureau was contacted and responded to ...

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Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 10/28/2019 11:20 am Narcotics: S.R.O. Sean Nagle arrested Hanan Ali, age 18 of Fair Lawn, after school personnel found evidence of marijuana use in her belongings at Fair Lawn High School. She was released after ...

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During the period between October 28 and November 3, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 254 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-29-2019 - 6:28 PM – While investigating a motor vehicle accident at Maple Avenue and Waldron Avenue, Sgt. Greg Carter arrested a 26-year-old Glen Rock ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Piscataway resident was arrested Oct. 28 at 3:12 p.m. after allegedly being found with more than $200 worth of cosmetics from Target, at the Bridgewater Promenade, according to Bridgewater Township Police. Jisell D. Rincon-Perez, 23, was charged with shoplifting after being ...

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10/9: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in the town of Boonton. An investigation revealed Alexandra Luciano, age 27, of Boonton, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Morristown Municipal Court. She was released with a new court date ...

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During the period between October 21 October 27, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 251 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-22-2019 - 12:21 PM – P.O. Holguin responded to the CVS Pharmacy, located at 175 Rock Rd, on a report of a shoplifting in progress. Store employees ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was compiled by the Montclair Police Department on 10-29-19: Burglary October 22, 2019 (Godfrey Road): Police responded on a report of a male suspect attempting to enter the residence. A person in the residence states that she heard glass shatter and ran to ...

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10/25/2019 - 12:55 am Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 208 at Promenade Boulevard and arrested the operator, Zhen Li, age 44 of Wyckoff, after he failed a roadside sobriety test. He was released to a responsible adult after being charged with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Plainfield man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after committing a number of motor vehicle violations on East Main Street Oct. 14 at 12:31 a.m., according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Omar A. Hardy, 20, was issued summonses for DWI, failure to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - 10/11- Patrolman Nicholas Guerriero arrested Pearl Bencivenga, 80, of New Providence for Driving While Intoxicated. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Springfield Av. Mrs. Bencivenga was processed and released pending a future court appearance. 10/19- Patrolman ...

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10/18/19 Field Interview – East Centre Street – Officers responded to the area in response to a suspicious incident which resulted in the arrest of Tyris Robertson, 29, of Nutley.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, processed, summoned for Possession of CDS Marijuana, advised ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was compiled and released by the Montclair Police Department on October 22, 2019: Thefts October 17, 2019 (Bloomfield Avenue): The complainant reports that approximately $200 in merchandise was stolen from a package mailed to him and left in the lobby to ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ -- Additional criminal charges have been filed against the 30-year veteran of the East Orange Police Department alleged to have committed numerous serious sexual crimes against four children, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.  Edward Giles, ...

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On October 14, 2019 at 1:25 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck investigated a motor vehicle crash on Rugby Road. The investigation revealed that one of the drivers, a 24-year-old male from Elizabeth, had a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal ...

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10/16/2019 - 12:21 am Driving While Intoxicated: P.O. Anthony Ferreira, P.O. Robert Iozzia, P.O. Michael Franco, P.O. Thomas Spear, P.O. Juan Hinojosa & P.O. Michael Van Ness responded to 17th Street near Morlot Avenue for a motor vehicle crash and arrested Thomas Stellingwerf, age 37 of ...

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During the period between October 14 and October 20, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 295 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-16-2019 - 1:18 PM – Officers were dispatched to a Harristown Road office building to investigate a man creating a disturbance at an office. Upon ...

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10/11/19 Theft – Passaic Avenue – Officers responded to the area regarding a theft.  The victim stated that while working they placed their phone, a blue Samsung Galaxy S10, on a table to take out the garbage.  When they returned the phone was gone.  After checking around the store they reviewed ...

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-10/5: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Morris Township. An investigation led to William G. Williams, age 33, of Newark, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. -10/6: ...

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9/22 - At 1832 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Springfield Avenue business. The victim reported the incident occurred earlier on the same date when a black female entered the establishment to place items on consignment. As the employee was processing the items, the female suspect exited ...

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“All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law” CHATHAM, NJ - On October 6, 2019 Patrolman Brian Kelly arrested Andrew J. Ott, 18 of Chatham Township, for Hindering Apprehension. Officers encountered Ott while investigating a stolen vehicle report. During the ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — A 30-year veteran of the East Orange Police Department has been arrested and charged with numerous serious sexual crimes against two children, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.  Sgt. Edward Giles, 59, is charged with two counts of ...

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10/09/2019 9:47 pm Narcotics: P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Lyncrest Avenue and arrested the operator, Matthew Valenca, age 21 of Garfield, after marijuana was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released by the Montclair Police Department on 10-15-19: Burglary October 10, 2019 (Virginia Avenue): The victim reports that sometime during the evening of the 10th, a jewelry box containing over $1,000 in jewelry and a Google Chrome lap top valued at ...

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On October 8, 2019 at 4:01 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas responded to the Staples parking lot at 93 Pompton Avenue after an off duty officer reported that an individual was using CDS. The subject fled in his vehicle after he was approached by the off duty officer. The subject was identified and later ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - 9/27- Sergeant Andrew Diamond arrested Cristian Ramirez-Vera, 20, of Summit for Possession of Marijuana 50g or Less and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Motor Vehicle. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Springfield Av.  Mr. Ramirez-Vera was ...

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During the period between October 7 and October 13, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 231 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 10-09-2019 - 3:19 PM – Officers came upon a highly intoxicated woman creating a disturbance near the roadway in front of Bottle King on Prospect ...

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10/4/19 Identity Theft – Headquarters - Headquarters received a walk in report regarding identity theft.  The victim stated that they received a letter from the I.R.S. stating they owed $11,000 in taxes from 2017.  They are stating that the victim did not claim $21,609 in income they made from ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Fords man was arrested for shoplifting after being found with sunglasses from Sunglass Hut, at the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Anthony C. Mateo, 19, was arrested Sept. 29 at 11:40 a.m. after he was found with two pairs of ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that an Essex County jury has convicted Willie C. Moore, 40, currently of East Orange of eight counts of possession and possession with intent to distribute opioids, including oxycodone, endocet, alprazolam ...

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