Motor Vehicle Stop – Route 21 South – A motor vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of the driver, Hugo Dominguez, 34, of Paterson. He was charged with Possession of Marijuana which was placed on summons. He was also issued a motor vehicle summons for Failure to Maintain a Lane. Both summons had a mandatory Court date.
Motor Vehicle Stop – Dock Street – A motor vehicle stop was made in the area of Dock Street, and the driver, Joel Guevara, 21, of Newark, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The charges were placed on a summons with a mandatory Court date.
Theft – Manchester Drive – Officers responded to the residence and spoke with the homeowner who stated they had people over to their home. Upon going into their kitchen, the victim noticed their pocketbook was missing $450 in cash.
Theft from Vehicle – River Road – The victim explained to Officers that after unloading their vehicle with groceries they returned to their car and found the inside rummaged through passenger side door of the vehicle had been left unlocked. There were no items taken from inside the vehicle.
Robbery – Bloomfield Avenue – Several Officers were dispatched to a service station in response of a robbery. The attendant stated that they were robbed by a male actor that pushed them to the floor brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect was described to be wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap, gloves, black mask, and black pants. After receiving the money, the actor fled the station on foot. Detective Bureau responded to the scene to take over the investigation.
In less than 72 hours, Nutley Detectives placed Michael Vizzone, 31, of Nutley under arrest, he was charged with Robbery in the 1st degree, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, 3rd degree, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 4th degree. He was transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility pending a court hearing.
Theft from Vehicle – River Road – Officers spoke with the victim who stated they returned to their vehicle to find the driver’s side door slightly opened. Upon checking the interior, they found their iPod Touch, valued at $300, and their sunglasses, valued at $300, missing from the car.
Theft of Identity – The victim of identity theft reported the incident to Officers. They stated that while attempting to file an unemployment claim they were advised that their information was used to open a claim at the end of May. Upon recognizing that the claim was fraudulent, a stop was put on the record. The money was deposited into a bank account, but that information was not available to the victim at the time of the report.
Theft of Identity – The victim spoke with Officers regarding an incident of identity theft. EZ Pass toll violation transactions had been charged to the victim for a vehicle they did not own. The temporary tag used came back to a vehicle that was purchased with a fraudulent ID in the victim’s name, using their information.
Theft of Identity – the victim reported to Police that a temporary registration that belonged to their vehicle was being used on an unknown BMW. Additionally, toll violations were being accumulated on the NJ Turnpike and the Port Authority of NY.