Police Blotter

Westfield Resident Arrested for Prostitution

August 12, 2014

Xue Juan Han, 47, of Westfield was arrested by detectives after a search warrant, subsequent to an investigation. Han was charged with promoting and engaging in prostitution. Han was processed and released on a summons.

August 14, 2014 4:16 p.m.

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A report was filed by the Westfield Police Department of a fraud and theft to a victim in the 500 block of Trinity Place. A male and female perpetrated a phone scam on her that resulted in the theft of $5,000.00.

August 14, 2014 6:09 p.m.

A resident of the 0-100 block of Normandy Drive reports a theft of his wrist watch while in the 700 block of Cumberland Street. The watch is described as a black/grey colored “Tissot T. Touch," with a compass and dial button. The approximate value of the theft is $800.00.

August 15, 2014 12:40 a.m.

Jackeline Hernandez, 26, of Plainfield was arrested for D.W.I. following a motor vehicle stop at W. North Avenue and Edgewood Avenue. Hernandez was transported to Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth for further examination.

August 15, 2014 12:42 p.m.

Digo Baez, 25, of Westfield was arrested at Police Headquarters for a $289.00 town code violation warrant. Bail was posted and there is a court date of August 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

August 15, 2014 4:42 p.m.

Sara Reed, 54, of Piscataway was arrested for an outstanding Westfield Municipal Court traffic warrant ($500.00) after she responded to Headquarters and turned herself in. She was processed and released after posting bail.

August 17, 2014 2:19 a.m.

Thomas N. Taylor-Gaskins Elizabeth was arrested on the strength of two active warrants out of Roselle Park Municipal Court. Total amount of bail is $500.00. Taylor-Gaskins was transported to Headquarters where he posted bail ($200.00) and was released on his own recognizance ($300.00).

August 18, 2014 3:12 p.m.

Gregory C. Previlon, 18, of Westfield was arrested at Police Headquarters for two outstanding warrants totaling $1,928.00 out of Westfield and Garwood Municipal Courts. Bail was posted and court date assigned.

August 20, 2014 9:27 a.m.

Mr. Dos Santos Wemerson, 42, of Newark was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Upper Township Municipal Court in the amount of $120.00 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Wemerson was arrested, processed and released on his own recognizance.

August 20, 2014 12:30 p.m.

A resident from Scotch Plains reports being the victim of a theft. Victim states that they had parked her bicycle in Tamaques Park and unknown actor(s) stole the bicycle valued at $200.00.

August 20, 2014 2:21 p.m.

Gustavo Calderon, 33, of Clark was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $200.00. Calderon was processed and posted bail.

August 20, 2014 7:13 p.m.

A resident of S. Wickom Drive in Westfield reported that between 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on 8/20/14 unknown suspect(s) attempted to steal their bicycle as it was secured at the South Side Train Station bike rack. The suspect(s) attempted to cut the lock causing $40.00 in damage. The suspect(s) then slashed both tires and damaged a helmet after unsuccessfully trying to break the lock. The approximate value of the damage to the bike, lock and helmet is $160.00.

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, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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