On June 22, 2014, Ptl. Dodgson took a report of a theft on Louis Drive. A contractor reported that roofing shingles had been taken from his work site. The investigating officer was able to obtain a partial license plate of a suspected vehicle. Det. Vanderhoof was able to locate the suspect and his vehicle on July 11, 2014. He interviewed the suspect, Michael Corrao, age 50 of Montville, NJ, and later charged him with theft of Moveable Property. The detective was able to recover the 26 bundles of roofing shingles, valued at $850.00, which had been stolen.
On July 12, 2014, Sgt. Blasi and Ptl. Kenny conducted a motor vehicle stop on Taylortown Road in Montville. The officers detected an odor of marijuana during the course of the motor vehicle stop. The investigation resulted in seizure of a quantity of marijuana and related drug paraphernalia. The occupants, Kasif Awan, age 30 of Boonton, NJ, and Wagas Awan, age 24 of Boonton, NJ, were arrested, charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Distribution of Marijuana and posted bail.
Editor's Note: These criminal charges are mere accusations. Each defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.