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Berkeley Heights Police Blotter: Theft, DWI, Warrant Arrests

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Capt. Robert Deitch, Public Information Officer released the following Police Blotter today:
 
WARRANT ARREST:  On 3/28/17 at 11:13 pm, Ptl. Valeriya Bagmut arrested Michael Attoh 3rd. 22 years of age from Hillside, NJ for a $289 warrant out of Union Twp during the course of a motor vehicle stop.  

Attoh was charged with driving while suspended and for failing to move over for a stopped emergency vehicle.  He was released after posting bail.

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WARRANT ARREST:  On 3/29/17 at 10:56 am, Sgt. Andrew Glaydura and Ptl. Daniel Schafer arrested Beethoven Changeux, 37 years of age from Lawrence, NJ for an open $114 warrant out of Bloomfield.

  Changeaux was charged with fictitious license plates, failure to inspect motor vehicle, improper display of license plates and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.  He was later released after posting bail.

THEFT:  On 3/31/17 at 5:50 pm, Ptl. Donato Minicozzi took report of a stolen wallet at Runnell’s hospital.  The victim reports her wallet was stolen along with $50 cash from the employee locker room.  This matter has been referred to the Investigation’s Division.

DWI ARREST:  On 3/30/17 at 10:55 pm, Ptl. Frank Mea arrested Awraris Teklemariam, 63 years of age from Berkeley Heights, for driving while intoxicated during the course of a motor vehicle stop.

  Awraris was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain lane, and reckless driving.  He was later released pending a mandatory court date in the Berkeley Heights Municipal Court.

The information provided herein may not represent the total scope of police activity. Anyone charged as a result of a police investigation is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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