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.

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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.

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