Thefts, Fraud, Vandalism Reported in Westfield

May 20, 2014 8:31 p.m.

Jennifer Murphy, 19, of Westfield was arrested on the strength of a Westfield Municipal Court Warrant in the amount of $492.00 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of West Broad Street and Osborne Avenue. Murphy was transported to Headquarters where she was processed and released after posting full bail.

May 21, 2014 11:39 a.m.

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A male juvenile, 16, was arrested in the 700 block of Central Avenue for shoplifting. The monetary amount of the theft was approximately $5.00 worth of tobacco products. All merchandise was recovered from the scene.

May 21, 2014 1:47 p.m.

A resident in the 100 block of Brightwood Avenue reported that unknown actor(s) entered his garage and removed a motorized dirt bike (Yamaha TT-R50E). No signs of forced entry nor suspect(s) at this time.

May 22, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Christian Rodic, 47, of Brick was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Brick Municipal Court in the amount of $1,000.00 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of the Southside Train Station lot. Rodic was transported to Headquarters where he was processed and released after posting full bail.

May 22, 2014 12:11 p.m.

After being stopped for motor vehicle violations, Yaina Corona, 29, of Elizabeth was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of the Westfield Municipal Court. Corona was processed and released after being processed and posting bail.

May 23, 2014 12:24 p.m.

A resident in the 100 block of Stanmore Place reported an act of fraud, when he purchased a $300.00 guitar off Craigslist and never received item.

May 23, 2014 1:57 a.m.

Franz Escano, 21, of Jersey City was arrested for possession of marijuana (under 50 grams) and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of East Broad Street by Park Drive. Escano was transported to Headquarters where he was processed and released on his own recognizance.

May 23, 2014 2:02 p.m.

Eli Martinez-Cruz, 34, was arrested at Police Headquarters for a $300.00 outstanding Bound Brook Municipal Court traffic warrant. Bail was posted and a court date is to be determined.

May 23, 2014 2:40 p.m.

A resident in the 900 block of Boulevard reported that unknown actor(s) entered the bedroom of her home and removed several pieces of jewelry. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence. There are no suspect(s) at this time.

May 24, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Report of an attempted fraud in the 200 block of Myrtle Avenue. Resident reports suspect(s) unknown attempted to access his records by changing computer passwords.

May 24, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Resident of the 700 block of Austin Street reported an attempted fraud. An unknown suspect attempted to defraud the resident of $1,200.00.

May 24, 2014 8:24 a.m.

Resident of the 900 block of South Avenue West reports that between 11:30 p.m. and this morning, person(s) unknown entered two open motor vehicles and removed items and cash of approximate value of $250.00.

May 24, 2014 3:18 p.m.

A business in the 600 block of North Avenue West reported a shoplifting. Value of theft is approximately $110.00.

May 24, 2014 11:52 p.m.

Curt Robley, 33, of Piscataway was arrested for disorderly conduct pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of East Broad Street and Mountain Avenue. Robley was transported to Headquarters, processed and released with a mandatory court date.

May 24, 2014 12:41 p.m.

Resident of Westfield reported that his vehicle, which was posted on Lawrence Avenue near the Woods Land intersection, was vandalized. Unknown suspect(s) destroyed the vehicle's antenna.

May 25, 2014 3:48 p.m.

Jennifer Grambor, 41, of Fanwood was arrested on an outstanding traffic warrant in the amount of $114.00 out of the Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to turning herself in at Police Headquarters. Grambor was processed and released after posting full bail.

May 25, 2014 7:38 p.m.

A New Jersey registration (UPM21P) was located in the parking lot of 522 Central Avenue. A business owner stated this registration was found approximately two months ago but never turned over.

May 26, 2014 12:23 a.m.

A “Westfield Softball” flag, blue in color, with an attached wooden pole was located within the 300 block of Harrison Avenue. The pole/flag was secured and placed in the Westfield Police Department evidence locker.

May 26, 2014 1:56 p.m.

A resident reported that actor(s) unknown entered his unlocked motor vehicle, which was parked in his driveway and removed a cellular phone reported to be approximately $119.00.

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, will update this report.

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