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

July 14, 2014 at 4:16 PM

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.

Sign Up for E-News

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.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Football: Mark Ciccotelli Named New Head Coach at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

January 19, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- For 21 years, Steve Ciccotelli led the Scotch Plains-Fanwood football program before retiring in 2011. Now his brother, Mark, will be at the helm of the Raiders, as the SPFK12 school district announced the hiring Mark Ciccotelli as head varsity football coach Thursday.

Ciccotelli, who replaces Jon Stack following his resignation in November, comes to Scotch ...

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

5 Questions to Ask at an Open House

When you go to your next open house, ask the listing agent these key questions to help you make an informed decision. When a property is hot, a public open house may be your best opportunity for due diligence before submitting an offer. While the hosting agent may not be able to answer all of your questions, there is a lot you can learn.

1. How long has it been on the market?  You may ...

Congresswoman, Your Attendance Is Mandatory, Not Optional.

January 18, 2017

To the editor:

I sent this letter to Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman on her failure to represent us at the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. To date, she has not taken the time or extended me the decency to respond.

This makes one wonder, if she and those wo do not want to attend, should resign from their offices, since they refuse to the job we are paying them to ...

Homes That Sold This Week in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Brought to you by Keller Williams Realty, the following is a list of homes that have sold this week in the towns of Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Westfield. (See table below.) This information includes sales that were listed in the Garden State MLS.

Check this weekly update to stay informed about your local real estate market.

The Sold Sisters are a real estate ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_c77deabf5338e067dc11_df43b39a239951b4c973_img_3609

Sun, January 22, 10:00 AM

Camp Riverbend, Warren

Camp Riverbend Open House

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, January 22, 4:00 PM

Grillestone Restaurant Bar Private Events, Scotch Plains

Grillestone Prime Rib & Dinner Buffet

Food & Drink