Fanwood Police Blotter

Between 11/19/2013 @ 9 p.m. & 11/20/2013 @ 7 a.m. a resident in the 40 block of Elm Ave. reported illegal dumping on the street.
 
On 11/22/2013 @ 5:40 p.m. a resident in the 200 block of Coriell Ave. reported criminal mischief to their house. It appears that an unknown person threw eggs at the house.
 
 
Between 11/23/2013  @ 6 p.m. & 11/24/2013 @ 1 p.m. a resident in the 100 block of King St. reported an unknown person spray-painted his fence.
 
Between 11/23/2013 @ 6 p.m. & 11/24/2013 @ 1 p.m. a resident in the 100 block of Belvidere Ave. reported an unknown person spray-painted his fence.

 
on 11/24/2013 @ 2:25 p.m. a business in the 100 block of South Ave. reported a shoplifting that occurred were the suspect left the store with $160 worth of gum and not paying for it.
 
On 11/27/2013 @ 4:05 p.m. Officer made a M.V. stop @ East 7th St. & Terrill Rd. for a M.V. violation. A check of the passenger shows an active warrant out of Plainfield. The passenger was arrested, processed, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Tarell Strond, 31, of Plainfield.
 
On 12/01/2013 @ 2:05 a.m. Officer made a M.V. stop @ Midway Ave. & Terrill Rd. for a M.V. violation. While the Officer was speaking with the driver he could detect a strong odor of marijuana. The driver was to step out of the vehicle and the officer located the suspected marijuana in the vehicle. The driver was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, posted bail and released. Defendant is a Marquis Jones, 26, of Plainfield.
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