On June 17, 2019 at 3:12 p.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 23 year old male driver from Jersey City for driving while suspended. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
On June 19, 2019 at 6:34 p.m., Detectives and patrol officers responded to a local business that reported fraudulent activity committed by an employee. The employee created fraudulent payroll hours for persons no longer employed by the company. He would then take and cash the payroll checks for his own benefit defrauding the company of over $20,000.00. The suspected employee was identified, arrested, and charged with forgery. He was processed and transported to the Essex County Jail.
On June 20, 2019 Ptl. Raymond Cassella arrested a 49 year old male from Kinnelon after a tip from an alert employee at Foodtown. The employee recognized the individual as a suspect in three prior shoplifting offenses at the store since May. The subject was identified, interviewed, and charged with three counts of shoplifting. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
On June 21, 2019 at 4:10 p.m., Detectives and patrol officers responded to a burglary to a vehicle that had been parked at a local nursing home. The driver side window had been smashed and a purse with cash was taken from the vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.
On June 22, 2019 at 9:21 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle with tinted front windows. It was determined that the 23 year old male operator from Orange had a suspended license and an outstanding traffic warrant. He was arrest, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.