8/23/19

Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report of credit card fraud.  The victim opened a credit card account with Lord & Taylor and was waiting to receive the physical card.  The card was never received, but the victim did get a statement with charges in the amount of $1,393.24 that they did not authorize or purchase. 

Suspicious Person – Prospect Street – Response was made to the area in regards to a suspicious incident.  Officers spoke with a party contracted to do carpentry work in the residence.  He stated that while in the attic, he noticed two males exit a car enter the residence. The two parties continued to walk around the residence while he was speaking with them, at which point they were advised that he was calling the owner, and they then got in their vehicle and left. 

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Identity Theft – A walk in report was made for an incident of identity theft.  The victim stated that a past occurred motor vehicle crash had occurred and they were expecting a check from their insurance company.  Allstate advised on numerous occasions that a check was sent out to for the $4,4227.00 to which they never received.

8/24/19

Fraud – Headquarters received a walk-in report of fraud.  The victim stated that they lost their wallet and had noticed fraudulent charges on their debit card.  The three (3) separate charges were made including an attempt for close to 1000.00.

8/25/19

Shoplifting – Franklin Avenue – A store manager contacted dispatch and stated that they observed a male wearing a gray sweat outfit and a pink watch cap put deodorant in his pants and walk out of the store.  Officers responded to the area and located a male party fitting the description in front of Valley National Bank.  A field interview was conducted where unpaid items from same store were located on him.  Marquis Cox, 29, of Newark was placed under arrest and transported to Headquarters without incident.  Mr. Cox was charged with Shoplifting, printed, processed, given his Court date, He was then released from Police custody.

8/26/19

Motor Vehicle Stop – Glendale Street – Officers initiating a motor vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of Mr. Sean Johnston, 24, of Bloomfield.  He was transported to Headquarters where he was issued summonses for the following: Operating While Under the Influence, Maintenance of Lamps, Failure to Observe Traffic Control Device, and Failure to Notify Change of Address.  Additionally, he was charged with Resisting Arrest, Obstruction of the Administration of Law, printed, processed, advised of the mandatory Court date, and released from custody.

Theft – Manhattan Court – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding a theft.  The victim stated they were expecting a package from eBay which they did not receive.  The package contained a 1966 Topps Horace Clark baseball card. Tracking history shows the card was delivered, resident was unable to locate the package.

8/27/19

Theft – Centre Street – Headquarters received a report regarding a theft.  Two of the Township of Nutley parking meters were noticed missing from their posts to which they were permanently affixed. 

Motor Vehicle Theft – Cathedral Avenue/North Road – Clifton PD contacted Nutley to report a party in custody in a possible stolen vehicle from our jurisdiction and he was also in possession of items that may have been part of a burglary/theft. After further investigation, it was determined that the vehicle involved in the incident was stolen from the driveway of a Cathedral Ave home.  A pocketbook found within the stolen vehicle was confirmed to have been taken out of a car on North Road that was parked in the victim’s driveway.  The vehicle was not damaged due to it being left in unlocked when parked for the evening. The actor, Angel Lucero, 20, of Passaic, was charged with Burglary, (2) two counts of Theft (2c:20-3a) and was transported to the Passaic County jail. 

Field Interview – Nicola Place – Officers conducted a field interview with three (3) male parties walking on the railroad tracks which resulted in the arrest of Giovanni Morel, 20, of Belleville.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, charged with Possession of Marijuana.

8/28/19

Field Interview – Ravine Avenue – A field interview with two parties in Booth Park resulted in the arrest of Albert Mingucci, 76, homeless, for outstanding warrants out of Belleville and Bloomfield.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, and the Bloomfield Police Department was contacted who advised that they would take custody of Mr. Mingucci.  He was transported to Bloomfield where custody was transferred, and they were advised of the additional Belleville warrant.

Identity Theft – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding identity theft.  The victim stated that they received a letter from a collection agency which stated the victim owed $1,299.12 for an iPhone that was purchased at a Metro PCS store in Brooklyn, NY.  The victim had not purchased an iPhone and believes they are a victim of identity theft.  The collection agency was contacted and requested a Police report of the incident.  There is no possible suspect information available for this report.  The victim was advised of how to obtain a copy of their report. 

Theft – Vincent Place – A walk in report was taken at Headquarters regarding a theft.  The victim stated that they left their bicycle, described as a burgundy Mongoose BMX bike with pegs and a “turtle beach” sticker, valued at approximately $500.00, on the grass in front of Vincent Methodist Church while they took park in school activities.  When they returned the bicycle was gone. 

Fraud – Headquarters received a report regarding fraud.  The victim stated that they discovered a fraudulent transaction was conducted on their Alaska Mileage credit card in the amount of $800.00.  The item was shipped to Brooklyn, NY and addressed in the victim’s name.  The credit card company was advised and issued the victim a new credit card.  Additionally, another fraudulent transaction was found to have occurred with a different credit card of the same victim.  A $65.98 transaction was conducted on their Capital One Venture credit card at a Walmart. 

Criminal Trespass – Franklin Avenue – Officers responded to the area in regards to a call for a disorderly person.  Upon arrival, the victim stated that the four (4) actors just fled the scene after causing a commotion in the establishment.  Two male actors entered the store inquiring about a food order.  A few seconds later, two other male actors entered the restaurant from the open rear door of the kitchen.

Once in the store, One party was pressing the keys on the computer that is used for placing orders and began to yell and scream after being confronted by the kitchen staff for entering through the rear door. Another actor was recording the incident with his cell phone. The two other males on the other side of the counter began to yell at the victim in an attempt to distract them further. The victim stated they were calling Police and all four (4) actors fled the store and ran North on Franklin Avenue out of sight. 

Growing Marijuana Plants– Valley Road – Detectives and Officers executed a search warrant at a residence, which resulted in the confiscation of close to a dozen marijuana plants including CDS and paraphernalia.  Two of the home’s occupants, Bryan Kainey, 32, and Mallory Kainey, 34, were placed under arrest and transported to Headquarters. 

Ms. Kainey was charged with Possession of Hypodermic Needle, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Give CDS to Law Enforcement, advised of the mandatory Court date.  She was also found to have an active warrant out of Newark PD, who were contacted and released her on her own recognizance with a new Court date.

Bryan Kainey was charged with:  Maintaining Manufacturing Facility,1st Degree, Manufacturing - 2nd Degree, Manufacturing Within 1000 ft. School (specifically Radcliffe School) -3rd Degree, Possession of Heroin- 3rd degree, Possession of Paraphernalia To Manufacture - 4th degree, Possession of Hypodermic Needle – he was printed, processed, and transported to the Essex County Jail by Detectives. 

8/29/19

Theft – Park Avenue – Officers responded to the area in regards to a package theft.  The victim stated they placed an order valued at $50.03, for assorted packaged food, which was delivered to their home today.  When the victim went to retrieve their package it was not present outside or anywhere near their home.  The area was canvassed with negative results for the package.