Police & Fire

Scotch Plains Police Blotter

3/24 - Joseph Tremarco Age. 35 of Sunrise Dr. Gillette N.J. was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Off. Everitt stopped Tremarco for a motor vehicle violation on Mountain Ave. and while speaking with him he smelled a strong odor of Alcohol.  After failing several field sobriety tests, Tremarco was placed under arrest. He was arrested and transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

3/25 - Kevin Paynes Age. 49 of Amherst St. Caldwell N.J. was arrested for a $235 outstanding warrant issued by the Essex County Court.  Off. Cheney stopped Paynes for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.  

3/25 - A resident of Francis Lane called to report that he found a laptop computer on his front lawn.  The Scotch Plains Police took possession of the laptop.  It is unknown at this time how it got there or who owns the laptop.

3/26 - A student at the Union County Vo-Tech reported being a victim of a Theft.  He stated that while he was in class unknown suspect(s) removed his IPhone from his back pack.  The phone was valued at approximately $500.

3/26 - The owner of a Park Ave. business reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated two individuals made approximately $250 in purchases with a credit card that turned out to be stolen.

3/27 - A resident of Spruce Mill Lane reported being a victim of a Theft.  She stated that she had a friend staying with her and he took her vehicle without her consent and has failed to bring it back.

3/28 - A resident of East Second St. reported being a victim of Harassment.  She stated that she has been receiving numerous calls from an ex-boyfriend and he either yells or hangs up.

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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