Police Blotter

February 24, 2020

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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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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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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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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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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