Fanwood Police Blotter

On 06/11/2013 @ 9:51 PM Officer stopped an individual in LaGrande Park for being in the Park after hours. A check shows several active warrants out of East Orange, West Orange, Union Twp., Springfield and Orange. This person was arrested, processed and released by all Authorities with new court dates. Defendant is a Joseph Gerald 23 year old male from West Orange.
 
On 06/14/2013 @ 3:32 PM Officer made a M.V. stop in the 200 block of South Ave. for a M.V. violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of Linden. The driver was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Jeffrey Pribush 53 year old male from Linden.
 
 
On 06/14/2013 @ 10:52 PM Officer did a random license plate check in the 20 block of South Ave. and the check shows that the driver has an active warrant out of Clark. The Officer made a M.V. stop to confirm the driver as the registered owner. Officer confirmed the driver as the owner and he was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Christoph Steingraber 29 year old male from South Amboy.
 
On 06/15/2013 @ 1:39 AM Officer made a M.V. stop @ Terrill Rd. & King St. for a M.V. violation. When the Officer was talking with the driver he could detect the smell of marijuana coming from the car. The Officer asked the driver and passenger to step out of the car, a search of the car revealed marijuana. Both driver & passenger were arrested and charged with possession, processed and released pending court date. Driver is a Chris Henderson Jr., 25 year old male from East Orange. Passenger is a Shawn Watts 31 year old male from East Orange.

 
On 06/16/2013 @ 2:46 AM Officer made a M.V. stop @ Terrill Rd. & North Ave. for a M.V. violation. When the Officer was talking with the driver he could detect a smell of marijuana coming from the inside of the car. The Officer asked the driver and passenger to step out of the car. A search of the car revealed marijuan. Both driver and passenger were arrested and charged with possession, processed and released pending court date. Driver is a Marlon Atcherson 29 year old male from Highland Park. Passenger is a Jamar Baker 29 year old male from Somerset.
 
On 06/16/2013 @ 4:40 PM Officer did a random license plate check in the area of Terrill Rd. & South Ave. The check shows an active warrant out of Little Falls. The Officer made a M.V. stop to confirm the driver as the registered owner. This was confirmed and the driver was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Ifeanyich Anyanwu 22 year old male from Union.
 
Between 06/13/2013 @ 10:00 PM & 06/17/2013 @ 4:00 PM a resident in the 100 block of LaGrande Ave. reported a burglary to his home. An unknown person pryed open a rear window to gain entry to the house. Once inside the 2nd floor bedroom was ransacked. Missing at this time is cash.
 
On 06/17/2013 @ 9:21 PM Officer responded to a disorderly person call in the area of North Ave. & Martine Ave. Upon the Officers arrival they located the individual. A check of this person shows an active warrant out of Fanwood. She was arrested, processed and released with a new court date. Defendant is a Vicki Tontodonati 50 year old female from Plainfield.
 
Between 06/14/2013 @ 12:00 AM & 06/20/2013 @ 11:34 PM a resident in the 30 block of Carsam St. reported a burglary to her home. An unknown person entered the front window and once inside removed a lap top computer, valued at $ 1,700.00.
 
On 06/20/2013 @ 9:51 PM Officer made a M.V. stop @ Terrill Rd. & South Ave. for a M.V. violation. While the Officer was speaking with the driver he noticed alcoholic beverages in the car. The driver was arrested for possession of alcohol under age, processed and released with a summons to appear in court. Defendant is a Aryaman Nichani 18 year old male from Scotch Plains.
 
On 06/22/2013 @ 11:43 AM Officer did a random license plate check in the 100 block of Patterson Rd. The check shows an active warrant out of Westfield. The Officer made a M.V. stop to confirm the driver as the registered owner. It was confirmed and the driver was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Marvin Basilio-Zapata 31 year old male from Westfield.
 
On 06/23/2013 @ 2:36 PM Officer made a M.V. stop @ South AVe. & Terrill Rd. for a M.V.violation. A check of the driver shows an active warrant out of New Brunswick. The driver was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is Chris Chang 30 year old male from Edison.
 
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