Police Blotter

$15,000 Diamond Ring Stolen from Westfield Road Home; Man Robbed at ATM on Park Ave.

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Latest news from the Scotch Plains and Fanwood Police Blotters:

A Scotch Plains resident reported being a victim of a robbery at an ATM at a bank located at Park Ave. and Mountain Ave. on July 4. At approximately 8 pm, the victim was approached after receiving money by an unknown suspect , described as a Hispanic male, 5’ 5”, wearing Khaki pants, a red shirt and a bandana on his face, who demanded the cash. The victim dropped the money and ran to his car and fled the scene. No weapon was used.

A resident of Treeview Circle in Scotch Plains reported being a victim of a theft on July 3 when sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed a laptop computer valued at approximately $1,000. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

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A resident of Westfield Road in Scotch Plains reported that a diamond ring valued at approximately $15,000 was removed his bedroom on July 2. The victim has several people over, and when they left he noticed the ring missing.

A resident in the 10 block of Mary Ln in Fanwood reported that an unlocked vehicle was entered by an unknown person between July 3rd and 4th.  The missing items included a backpack containing a lap top computer, $100 in cash, and a set of keys. The total value of the stolen items is estimated to be $2,140.

A resident of  the 50 block of Farley Ave. reported that an unknown person entered his unlocked vehicle and removed a lap top computer and a backpack between June 23rd and June 24th. The total value stolen is $ 995.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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