1/11/2020

Motor Vehicle Stop – Washington Avenue – Officers initiated a motor vehicle stop which resulted in the arrest of the driver Ariel Falcon, 30, of Newark.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident, processed, and issued a summons charging him with Possession of Marijuana.  Mr. Falcon was also issued three (3) traffic citations including Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle, advised of the mandatory Court appearance and released from custody.

Burglary – Franklin Avenue near Chestnut- Officers responded to a local business regarding a burglary.  The owner stated they arrived to open their store and noticed the door unlocked.  Upon looking at the register they noticed the proceeds from prior day missing.  Detectives were called and processed the scene, determining that the suspect appeared to have been injured dues to blood left on scene.  Owner, stated that only money from the register was taken. Investigation ongoing.

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1/12/2020

Criminal Mischief – Bloomfield Avenue –Response was made to the area regarding a report of criminal mischief.  The owner found graffiti painted message on their garage.  The Police report was generated to document the incident.  Photos were placed into evidence.

1/13/2020

Criminal Mischief – Race Street – The resident of the home contacted Police regarding an act of criminal mischief.  They stated when they returned to their vehicle they found the front, passenger tire was punctured.    The victim was advised of their right to sign a complaint should the actor/s be identified.  They were also explained how to obtain a copy of the Police report.

Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding fraud.  The victim stated that two (2) fraudulent accounts had been opened in their name.  The first was opened at Best Buy and had charges totaling $1,900.00.  The other account was found to be from T-Mobile with a past due amount of $262.66.  Both companies were contacted and advised of the incident. 

1/14/2020

Fraud – Headquarters received a walk in report regarding fraud.  The victim stated that they recently had to receive a new debit card from their bank and had not received it.  Upon checking their account there were withdrawals made from their account with a debit card having the same last four (4) numbers as their new debit card.  Totaling over 2000.00 at a Paterson Pharmacy.  Detective Bureau was advised of the incident and are initiating an investigation.

1/15/2020

Theft from Vehicle – Nutley Avenue – Response was made to the area in reference to a report of theft from auto.  The caller stated that when they returned to their car this morning they noticed two of the doors were ajar.  Additionally, the glove box and center console appeared to have been rummaged through. The victim used the car prior to Police arrival.  The Detective Bureau was notified and responded to process the scene. Police urge residents to contact police and NOT touch anything until police arrive Investigation to continue.

Dispute- Prospect St- Police responded to a dispute between two parties at the intersection of Stager and Prospect. When police arrived they found that a woman had been arguing with a coworker over a business arrangement. Police were able to calm the situation.

Arrest on Warrant- 26 y/o Belleville resident Miguel Arenas turned himself into police headquarters to satisfy several outstanding traffic summonses that had turned into traffic warrants. He adjusted the matter with Nutley Court and

Fraud- An Ivy Rd resident reported close to 200.00 of fraudulent charges on their account. When they investigated they discovered all of the charges had been charged to Lyft car services without their approval.

Missing Person- Police took a report from an adult day care center in Nutley that reported that a 60 y/o female Donna Marie had wandered off. Police called to investigate her whereabouts put out a town outreach alert requesting the public’s assistance. Through investigation it was determined that a good Samaritan from Montclair observed her walking in Montclair and kept her safe. Police were able to return Donna Marie back to her residence. 

Suspicious Person- Police were called to Park Ave by Lyndhurst Police indicating that a male was walking West on Park Ave wearing only a bath robe and ski mask. When police located the man he refused to provide his identity and said that this is the style he likes to wear. He was allowed to leave without further no crime had been committed.

Fraudulent activity- Police took a report from a Nutley resident that reported two transactions at a local bank totaling close to 30,000.00 had been made without his permission. Police and bank investigators are looking into the transfer.

Missing Person- Police took a report from a concerned father who wanted to report his 35 y/o daughter Amberlee Bosak missing. He told police he hadn’t heard from her since November 9th. He told police she last resided in Whiting NJ and frequents the Philadelphia area and was believed to be staying in an abandoned building. Her phone had been deactivated and had not been heard from by family members. Nutley Police entered her missing and contacted those agencies to assist with the investigation.

She is described as 5’10” brown eyes, brown hair light complexion weighing between 120-140 lbs. Police ask that anyone with information regarding her whereabouts contact Nutley PD 973-284-4940

1/18/2020

Lost Property- A resident reported finding three keys in Yantacaw Park, the resident took them to headquarters for safekeeping.

Dog left in vehicle- Warren St- Police were called to Warren St in response to a dog left inside vehicle. When police arrived the registration did not match the vehicle. The owner was located who told police that the dog needed to stay in vehicle because he didn’t get along with other dogs at apartment, and that she purchased the vehicle a day earlier and had not registered it yet. She was summoned for the registration violation.

Disorderly Offense- Passaic Ave- Police were called to Passaic Ave in response to a fight upon arrival they were approached by a group of confrontational individuals. 23 y/o Justin Thomas of Harrison was arrested on scene and charged with obstruction of justice when he attempted to walk away from police.