Intoxicated Driver Strikes Car in Westfield and Flees

July 13, 2013 at 1:37 PM

June 6, 2013 10:45 a.m.

Christina Santiago, 30, of Plainfield was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Elizabeth Municipal Court in the amount of $300.00. Santiago was arrested and processed.

June 7, 2013 5:43 p.m.

Sign Up for E-News

William Thomas V, 20, of Scotch Plains was arrested for shoplifting at a business establishment in the 600 block of West North Avenue. Thomas V was transported to Headquarters, processed and released on his own recognizance with a scheduled court date.

June 7, 2013 8:45 p.m.

Nathaniel Garcia, 29, of Elizabeth was arrested on an outstanding criminal warrant ($93.00) out of Elizabeth Municipal Court pursuant to a motor vehicle stop at Central Avenue/Sycamore Street. Garcia was transported to Headquarters, processed, and released on his own recognizance at Elizabeth Municipal Court.

June 8, 2013 11:22 a.m.

Karine Martin, 46, of Plainfield was arrested at Plainfield Police Department on Westfield warrant B69498. Martin was transferred over to Union County Jail in lieu of $638.00 bail.

July 6, 2013 1:38 a.m.

Joshua Adkins, 27, of Plainfield was arrested on an outstanding criminal warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court ($1,500.00) pursuant to a pick up at South Plainfield Police Department. Adkins was transported to Headquarters, processed and placed in cell #1 in lieu of bail.

July 6, 2013 10:06 p.m.

Yusuf Abramson, 33, of Plainfield was arrested during a motor vehicle stop in the area of Westfield Avenue/First Street. Abramson was wanted on warrants from Scotch Plains ($500.00), Mountainside ($214.00) and Fanwood ($356.00). He was transported to Westfield Police Department, processed and released on his own recognizance by all three municipalities.

July 7, 2013 1:15 a.m.

A 17-year-old male juvenile from Westfield was arrested for possession of marijuana pursuant to a motor vehicle stop at Rahway Avenue/First Street. Subject was transported to Headquarters, processed, and transferred over to a responsible adult.

July 8, 2013 9:07 p.m.

Christopher Kirkwood, 56, of Middletown was arrested on an outstanding Secaucus warrant (bail $400.00) following a motor vehicle stop in the 200 block of Ross Place. Kirkwood posted bail and was released.

July 9, 2013 3:09 p.m.

Frank Beltran, 21, of Elizabeth was arrested on two outstanding warrants during a motor vehicle stop at Central Avenue and Sussex Street. The warrants were out of Perth Amboy (GG458899) for $81.00 and Bordentown (E13-2768) for $500.00. Both jurisdictions released Beltran on his own recognizance.

July 10, 2013 4:05 p.m.

Kimberly Baker, 48, of Mountainside was arrested for D.W.I. Baker allegedly struck a parked vehicle on South Chestnut Street and then fled the scene. The suspect’s vehicle was located on North Avenue/Orchard Street in Cranford, where the arrest took place. Baker refused the Alcotest. Summonses issued for 39: 4-50, 39:4-50.4a, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident.

July 11, 2013 12:00 a.m.

Lia Fagan, 20, of Westfield and Nicholas Breza, 22, also of Westfield were arrested for possession of CDS/marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia following a motor vehicle stop at Hillcrest Avenue and South Chestnut Street. Both parties were released on their own recognizance on summonses pending a court date of 7/25/13 at Westfield Municipal Court.

July 12, 2013 7:56 p.m.

Lisa Friedman, 49, of Westfield was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant ($165.00) out of Fanwood Municipal Court pursuant to a motor vehicle stop at West South Avenue/Westfield Avenue. Friedman was transported to Headquarters, processed and released on her own recognizance.

July 12, 2013 8:28 p.m.

Dennis Hillman, 51, of Plainfield was arrested on the strength of an outstanding criminal warrant out of Burlington Township Municipal Court ($240.00) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the 100 block of Cacciola Place. Hillman was transported to Headquarters, processed, and released on his own recognizance with a pending court date.

July 12, 2013 8:28 p.m.

Anthony Boyd, 51, of Mountain View Avenue in Scotch Plains was arrested on the strength of three outstanding traffic warrants out of the following jurisdictions: Trenton Municipal Court ($2,500.00), Scotch Plains Municipal Court ($500.00), and Plainfield municipal Court ($250.00) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the 100 block of Cacciola Place. Boyd was transported to Headquarters and processed. He was released on his own recognizance as per Trenton Municipal Court; posted bail via bondsman for Scotch Plains municipal court and held in lieu of bail for Plainfield Municipal Court.

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

Westfield

Condominiums Will Replace Lawnmower Shop in Clark

December 2, 2016

CLARK, NJ – A seven-unit condominium building will soon stand on the site of the Clark Power Equipment property at 1132 Westfield Ave.  The Clark planning board voted unanimously in favor of an application presented by Vincenzo Associates at its meeting Thursday night.

Site engineer Edward Dec said the single seven-unit structure is a better use of the lot’s size and shape ...

Westfield Police Blotter: DWI with Child in Vehicle, Home Burglary Reported

November 30, 2016

November 25, 2016 2:05 p.m.

Officers Domanoski and Penn arrested Kenneth T. Oakes, age 39, of Scotch Plains, NJ, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to a motor vehicle stop. Mr. Oakes was transported to WPD, processed and released with a summons.

November 26, 2016

Officer Domanoski and Ferry arrested Brenda Titus, age 41, of Newark, ...

Visit the Alternative Gift Market at First Congregational Church of Westfield

December 2, 2016

First Congregational Church invites visitors to celebrate the season of Advent through several worship opportunities and events around the theme, “What Do  YOU Want for Christmas?”  Each week during the month of December, this question will be explored from a Biblical, spiritual and personal perspective in a series of sermons and adult studies programs.  Two worship ...

Female Dog Found in Roselle

This female dog was found at 315 East 1st Ave. in Roselle.  She is currently at the Roselle Police Headquarters. If this is your pet or you know the owner call the Roselle Police at 908-245- 2000. 

Register for Westfield Area YMCA's Programs and Get More Than Exercise This Winter

The Westfield Area YMCA’s Winter program registration begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 8th for Gold and Silver members and at 7:30 am, Monday, December 12th for Program and Non-Members.  The Winter Session runs from January 2nd-February 25th.

New classes for adults this winter include: Cardio Strength Blast, Cardio Strength High Intensity ...

Holy Trinity School Spotlight - Kindergarten

At Holy Trinity School, Kindergarten is cool!  In Kindergarten, students learn the fundamental skills necessary to thrive in a school environment. The Holy Trinity Kindergarten is a full-day, faith-based program focused on reading readiness, language development, math, and science concepts.   Students also take part in several special classes each week that include music, library, ...

GWACC (Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce) Invites the Chamber and Community Members to Enjoy a Trip to Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast

GWACC has announced today that it will be visiting irresistible Southern Italy & Amalfi Coast, departing Oct. 11, 2017 and is inviting chamber members, and family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience.

Rich in culture and stunning scenery, irresistible Southern Italy is the setting for this breathtaking journey. Enjoy an eight day ...

My Epic Beauty Fails

One day as I was looking around a high-end cosmetics store for a new lipstick, a “beauty expert” approached me and said that I was so stunning I should forget the lipstick, and get a lip plumper instead. At first I wondered why I needed a lip plumper if I was already so stunning. But then I thought, “Now here is someone wearing a badge that says, ‘beauty expert,’ so ...

Tamaques Elementary Launches New 'Makerspace' Initiative

With the objective of fostering students' critical thinking, imagination and creativity, Westfield Public School librarian Christine Pitarresi has spearheaded a new program at Tamaques Elementary, called "Makerspace." Observing current trends and needs for growing minds, Ms. Pitarresi enthusiastically noted, "We used to be a society of makers, now we are ...

Lindabury Bolsters its Commercial Real Estate and Finance Practices

Lindabury is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Amanda M. Curley to its Business and Commercial Real Estate practices. Amanda will focus her practice on commercial real estate financing and related transactions.  Amanda has experience advising commercial real estate owners and developers on transactions, redevelopment law and land use matters.  She also is well versed in New ...

Young Woman Missing from Montclair Found Dead in West Orange

December 2, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The body of 20-year-old Sarah Butler, reported missing from Montclair, has been found in West Orange's Eagle Rock Reservation, according to authorities. 

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, law enforcement officers located the remains while searching in an area of the reservation. Butler had been reported missing to the Montclair Police ...