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5/3/19

Motor Vehicle Stop – Bloomfield Avenue – A motor vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of the driver, Konate Attila, 23, of Bordentown, for 2 (two) outstanding warrants out of Warren Township and East Orange.  He was transported to Headquarters without incident and issued motor vehicle violation for Failure to Observe Traffic Control Device, Driving with Suspended License, and Unregistered Vehicle.  Custody was transferred to Warren Township PD Officers who responded on the warrant.

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Suspicious Person – Franklin Avenue – A call regarding a suspicious person resulted in the arrest of Ramon Sosa, 27, of East Orange for an outstanding warrant out of Nutley.  A search incident to arrest found him to be in possession of CDS and paraphernalia.  He was transported to Headquarters, charged with Failure to Surrender CDS to Police, a Disorderly Person’s Offense and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Disorderly Person’s Offense, advised of his mandatory Court date, and released on his own recognizance for the outstanding warrant. 

5/15/19

Suspicious Person – Walnut Street – Officers were dispatched to the area regarding a party that left their shoes on the porch of a home and was walking barefoot.  The party was found nearby and admitted to being on the property to which they were told from previous incidents not to return.  Eric Dotoli, 30, of Nutley, was charged with trespassing, given a copy of his summons, advised of his Court date, and released.

5/6/19

Theft – Franklin Avenue – A past occurred theft was reported to Patrol Units.  The victim stated that they found they were missing approximately $300.00 over a three-day period. Police identified actor as Stephen Nemec 26 y/o of Nutley, he was charged with burglary arrested and being detained.

Motor Vehicle Theft – Ravine Avenue – The victim contacted Police to report that they parked and locked their 2010 Range Rover vehicle on the street and when they returned the car was gone.  The key fob was in the possession of the owner but it was noted that the rear window was broken and was covered in a plastic bag.  The vehicle was entered as stolen and the information shared with surrounding jurisdictions.  Nothing further.

Property Damage – Ohlson Avenue – Officers responded to the area for a report of property damage.  A neighbor stated that they noticed the rear passenger side window of the next door neighbor’s vehicle was smashed.  Officers observed the window was completely shattered with the vehicle doors still locked and the inside undisturbed.  The entire vehicle was covered in pollen that was also not disturbed.  The vehicle’s owner was contacted and advised of the situation.

5/7/19

Property Damage – Howe Avenue – Patrol Units responded to the area in regards to a complaint of property damage.  The caller noticed their sidewalk broken near the curb.  It would appear a large truck drove over the sidewalk while negotiating a wide turn.  The caller stated today was garbage day, and Officers were able to observe tire tracks and drips from what could be garbage. The homeowner was already in contact with the Department of Community Affairs who are reaching out to the garbage contractor to try and resolve the sidewalk damage.

5/8/19

Theft from Motor Vehicles – Nutley Avenue/Dogwood Lane – Three vehicles were found to have been entered during the overnight hours. Detective Bureau has taken over the investigations.  Citizens are reminded to lock their vehicles when not in use.

5/9/19

Dispute – Centre St – Police intervened between two parties having what appeared to be a dispute that was becoming physical. The officer was able to calm the two parties and found that they were horse playing. All were calm before the officer departed.

Disorderly Person- Police took a report from a 13 y/o juvenile that they observed a man urinating on Centre St at Park Dr. Police were able to obtain surveillance footage of a man fitting the description the juvenile provided. At this time he has not yet been identified and will be charged when he is.

Dispute- Sherwood Lane- A resident on Sherwood Lane became angry when they observed a construction contractor lifting concrete sidewalks over their parked vehicle. The resident reported to police that he had not been asked to move the vehicle and confronted the contractors, which escalated into a dispute in which the police responded. Both parties were separated and calmed.

5/10/19

Impounded Vehicle – Hillside Crescent – an illegally parked vehicle was issued summonses, and discovered to be unregistered as well. Police impounded the vehicle.