Police Blotter

May 30, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department for the dates of May 19, 2020 – May 26, 2020:   Theft from Motor Vehicle May 20, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reported that his vehicle was entered and rummaged through.  The vehicle was reportedly ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On May 10, 2020, Detective Nicholas Guerriero arrested Nestor Martinez, 57, of New Providence for Driving While Intoxicated, 2 counts of resisting arrest, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, and 2 counts of Possession of controlled dangerous substance.  The arrest stemmed ...

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05/13 - At 1110 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Broad Street business of soft top covers for a Jeep Wrangler style vehicle. The victim reported the incident occurred sometime within the prior thirty days, when six (6) Jeep Wrangler soft tops were stolen from the property. The victim ...

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5/23/2020 Burglary – Florence Street – Officers responded to the area in reference to a past occurred burglary.  The victim stated that they noticed last week they were missing items from their garage.  The garage door is left unlocked generally, and there was no sign of forced entry.  ...

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RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police made a number of arrests for shoplifting, marijuana possession and more in mid-May. Andrew Cuccia, 24, and Olivia Slack, 23, both of Flemington, were arrested May 12 at 4 p.m. in the area of Mine Brook Park, and charged with possession of less than 50 ...

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May 1, 2020; Possession of Stolen vehicle Arrests; At approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 66 Gas Station. With the assistance of Union PD, a vehicle stolen out of Irvington was recovered and three individuals were arrested for being in possession of it.  Nineteen-year-old Anaia ...

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During the period between May 18 to May 24, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 309 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 05-12-2020 - 8:29 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that she had arranged to adopt a yorkie terrier via Instagram. She paid a $60 fee via Cash App, and then ...

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Burglary to Auto — A West Montrose Avenue resident reports between May 15th and 16th during the overnight hours unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway, and ransacked the inside.  Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.  Shoplifting — On May 16, 2020 the ...

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5/16/2020 Theft from Vehicle – Park Avenue – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of theft from Vehicle.  The victim stated while they were taking a walk with their children they noticed makeup products.  When checked more closely, the victim recognized the items as hers from ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on May 19, 2020:  Thefts May 14, 2020 (Mission Street): The victim reports that packages containing over $600 in merchandise were stolen from the front of his residence. May 15, 2020 (Park Street): ...

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During the period between May 11 to May 17, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 417 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 05-12-2020 - 8:29 PM – A resident on the 500 block of Doremus Avenue reported the theft of a Fuji mountain bike from his yard. The theft reportedly occurred ...

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5/9/2020 Theft – Beech Street –Homeowner made a report of package theft.  They stated they received a package from Walmart at their residence that was addressed to someone that does not reside there.  They contacted Federal Express for pick-up, who stated to leave package at front door and when ...

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04/21 - Waleed N. Wheeler, 18, of Newark was arrested and charged with eluding a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault with serious bodily injuring while fleeing, unlawful taking of property. Mr. Wheeler was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail pending a court ...

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During the period between May 4 to May 10, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 278 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 05-06-2020 - 3:57 PM – A Glen Rock man learned from his healthcare insurance provider that five checks issued to him for medical services a year prior had been ...

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5/2/2020 Fraud – The victim of fraud reported the incident to Police.  They stated they received an email from their PayPal account discussing recent transactions they wanted to verify.  The victim told them they had not used their PayPal account recently and would check their accounts with ...

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Shoplifting: On April 26th at approximately 1:40 pm Morgan’s Liquors on Irvington Avenue reported someone entered their store and stole a bottle of Vodka. Suspect fled east on Irvington Avenue. The description of the suspect is an African American male, late teens, wearing black sweat pants, black ...

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During the period between April 27 to May 3, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 244 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 04-27-2020 - 9:42 AM – A non-profit charitable support organization, with offices on Harristown Road, reported $68,200 in check fraud discovered on their ...

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4/25/2020 Theft – Ernest Street - Officers spoke with the victim regarding stolen packages that were reported delivered, the victim’s home has a Ring doorbell that did not capture any recent deliveries.   The packages totals approximately $255.00.  Fraud -  The victim reported fraudulent ...

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During the period between April 20 to April 26, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 335 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 04-20-2020 - 11:11 AM – While opening the Wilde Park bathrooms for the season, DPW personnel found the interior had been broken into and vandalized over the ...

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4/18/2020 Theft – Centre Street – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of theft.  Police are investigating a theft in which a late model SUV was seen pulling into the parking lot of a Centre and Franklin Business and the driver placed four large flower pots, filled with dirt and ...

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During the period between April 13 to April 19, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 327 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 04-13-2020 - 12:10 PM – A 38-year-old Glen Rock man was reported missing by his family. The following day at 11:30 AM, Sgt. Mike Trover along with members of ...

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4/10/2020 Theft – Brookline Avenue – A report was taken in regard to an order that was not received.  The victim stated they placed an order worth $308.15 from ebay items were not received.  Theft – Washington Avenue – A report of theft was placed with Headquarters.  The victim stated they ...

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02/17 - Michael A. Facchinei, 24, of Summit was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, use of paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated. Mr. Facchinei was processed and provided with a pending court date.  02/19 - At 1707 hours a report was taken for a theft of an address sign ...

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Shoplifting Arrest On April 11 at approximately 6:45 p.m. an off duty South Orange Police Officer was inside Morgan’s Liquors and observed two individuals concealing bottles of alcohol. The off duty officer asked the manager to call South Orange PD and other officers responded. Michael Vinas, ...

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During the period between April 6 to April 12, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 296 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 04-06-2020 - 10:27 AM – P.O. Nick Onove located a white 2019 Honda wanted by the Wayne Police Department, following a mail theft in their jurisdiction. The ...

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4/4/2020 Criminal Mischief – Roma Street – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of criminal mischief.  The homeowner stated that when they were walking back towards their home, they observed two young males, one wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and the other wearing a gray ...

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Burglary to Auto-Arrest On April 1, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m., a resident on College Place was alerted by his Ring camera system that someone was on his property. When he looked out his window he observed an individual attempting to enter several parked cars on College Place, so he ...

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During the period between March 30, 2020 to April 5 members of the GRPD handled 349 calls for service, the highlights of which included: 03-31-2020 - 8:04 AM – While on patrol, P.O. Jim Donnelly discovered graffiti painted on a utility box near the basketball court. The damages occurred sometime ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police made several arrests for shoplifting in the middle of March, according to this week's police blotter. Kathleen P. Odenthal, 32, of Raritan, was charged March 21 at 3:18 p.m. with shoplifting at CVS, on Milltown Road. According to the report, she ...

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3/28/2020 Shoplifting – Franklin Avenue – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of shoplifting.  The store manager stated that a male stole items from the store and then fled south on Franklin Ave, continuing east on Essex Street.  Suspicious Incident – High Street – A ...

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