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Thefts Reported at Two Cooper Road Properties Last Week

1/13                     Joseph Wilson, 34, of Sayre St. Neptune N.J. was arrested for a $350 outstanding warrant issued by the Old Tappan Court.  Off. Rites stopped Wilson for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd and discovered the warrant.  Wilson was arrested and transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

1/13                      A resident of Cooper Rd. reported being a victim of a Theft.  He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) removed his generator from his backyard.  The generator was valued at approximately $350

1/14                     A resident of Pine Terr. reported being a victim of a Theft.  She stated sometime in the afternoon unknown suspect(s) removed her IPhone $500 from her purse which she left on her vehicle while she unloaded groceries.

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1/14                      A resident of Lake Ave. reported being a victim of a Theft.  He stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed clothing from his room while he was away.

1/16                     A resident of Gallagher Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud.  She stated that unknown suspect(s) opened up a credit card in her name without her authorization. 

1/16                      A resident of Cooper Rd. reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief.  He stated that sometime overnight unknown suspect(s) damaged the door of his house.

1/17                      A resident of Westfield Ave. reported being a victim of a Theft.  He stated that sometime during the day an unknown suspect(s) removed a package from his front steps.    

1/17                      Jose Ramirez Age. 20 of West 4th St. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a $349 outstanding warrant issued by the South Plainfield court.  Off. Luciano stopped Ramirez for a motor vehicle violation on Raritan Rd. and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

1/17                     John Will Age. 24 of Chapman Place. Irvington N.J. was arrested for a $500 outstanding warrant issued by the Irvington court.  Off. Redling stopped Will for a motor vehicle violation on Park Ave. and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

1/18                      Lynwood Lawson Age. 64 of Orchard Terr. Hillside N.J. was arrested for a $221 outstanding warrant issued by the Irvington court.  Off. VonLangen stopped Lawson for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant.  He was transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.

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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