Police Blotter

Bloomfield Police Blotter July 10 - 16 2017

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Crime Analyst Ralph A.Marotti of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Theft

07/10/2017- Latif Warren age 26 of Uthica NY was arrested at 1:10pm and charged with Shoplifting at the Marshalls Store located at 8 Franklin Street. Loss Prevention personnel observed Mr. Warren conceal clothing inside a backpack. He was issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

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07/12/2017- A resident on North 16th Street heard his car alarm sounding at approximately 1:30am. The vehicle was parked and unlocked in the driveway. The resident discovered his brown satchel bag was taken from the front seat. The bag contained his wallet and 2 sets of car keys.

07/12/2017- Asmar Bullock age 33 of Newark was arrested at 2:30pm and charged with Shoplifting at the Marshalls Store. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Bullock placing clothing inside a plastic bag. Mr. Bullock was issued a summons for the shoplifting charge and held awaiting to be picked up by Kearney PD on an active warrant.

07/13/2017- A shoplifting incident was reported occurring at the 7-Eleven Store located at 122 Bloomfield Avenue. The suspect described as a Hispanic male wearing a white shirt and black shorts entered the store at approximately 2:30am and stole 3 boxes of Tasty Cakes. The incident was captured on security video and forwarded to police for further investigation.

07/14/2017- The owner of a 2013 Mercedes Benz discovered the interior dome light on and the interior of the vehicle ransacked. The owner reporting a Louis Vuitton purse and 2 Apple IPods were stolen from the vehicle. The owner reports the vehicle was last used on Sunday July 9th .

07/14/2017- Louis Hodges age 66 of Newark NJ was arrested at the Home Depot Store and charged with Shoplifting. Mr. Hodges attempted to use a receipt from an earlier purchase to return the same items for a cash refund. Loss Prevention reported that Mr. Hodges is a habitual shoplifter and was not allowed to be in the store. He was additionally charged with Defiant Trespassing and transported to the Essex County Correctional facility on several active warrants.

Motor Vehicle Theft

07/10/2017- A 1999 Honda CRV was reported stolen from the 200 block of Berkeley Ave. The vehicle was taken between 4am and 3:30pm. The vehicle was entered as a stolen motor vehicle.

DUI

07/16/2017- Wilton Morel-Duarte age 40 of East Orange NJ was arrested at 2:21am and charged with DUI. Police observed a black Cadillac make an illegal U-turn on Bloomfield Ave. A motor vehicle stop was initiated, which led to the driver’s arrest. Officers approached the vehicle and immediately noticed the driver was highly intoxicated. The driver’s eyes were watery, bloodshot and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanated from his breath. Mr. Duarte was additionally issued summons for DWI within 1,000ft of School Property, careless Driving and U-turns prohibited.

Criminal Mischief

07/10/2017- A vehicle parked on Grove Street was damaged after a lit pack of firecrackers was thrown on the hood from a passing vehicle. A witness observed the firecrackers being thrown from a white vehicle occupied with 2 black males. The vehicle continued south on Grove Street. The vehicle damage was described as minor burn marks to the front hood.

07/11/2017- A road rage incident was reported to police occurring on Bloomfield Avenue at approximately 7am. The 2 vehicles involved were located by police in the area of Orange Street. A water bottle was thrown from one of the vehicles after the driver reported she was cut off by the other vehicle. The water bottle caused a dent to the driver side fender. Both drivers were advised accordingly and referred to the municipal court for any further action.

CDS

07/11/12017- Kervens Louis age 21 of Irvington NJ was arrested at 9:48am and charged with Possession of CDS. Officers on patrol observed Mr. Louis sitting on a bench at the corner of Orange Street and Myrtle Street. Mr. Louis was rolling what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette described as a “Blunt”. After speaking with Mr. Louis and confirming their observations, he was placed into custody and transported to police headquarters. He was issued a summons and released.

07/14/2017- Joquan Cook age 27 of East Orange NJ was arrested at 9:57pm and charged with Possession of CDS. A motor vehicle stop on Watsessing Ave led to the arrest of Mr. Cook after officers located a bag of suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. Mr. Cook also had an active Bloomfield warrant. A summons was issued for the Possession of CDS and bail was posted on the warrant. Mr. Cook was released with a pending court date.

Defiant Trespassing

07/10/2017- Bloomfield Anti-Crime Unit located 2-female juveniles and 1 adult male inside a vacant garage while conducting a vacant house check on Beardsley Avenue. The three suspects all residing in Bloomfield were located inside the garage. The incident occurred at approximately 11:20pm and all three were taken into custody and transported to police headquarters. The adult was issued a summons for defiant trespassing and released with a pending court date. The female juveniles were released to their parents. 

Warrant Arrest

07/14/2017- Marc Robinson age 50 of Bloomfield NJ was arrested for several active warrants issued by Bloomfield. The court was contacted and issued a new court date at which time Mr. Robinson was ROR’d.

07/14/2017- Philip Gesumaria age 40 of Belleville NJ was arrested at 12:0pm for an active warrant issued by Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. Officers observed Mr. Gesumaria riding a bicycle on Watsessing Ave, swerving in the road. He was transported to Bloomfield Headquarters awaiting transportation to the Ocean County Sheriff Dept.

Burglary

07/12/2017- A Burglary occurred at the Kinder Smile Foundation located at 10 Broad Street. An employee discovered a hole in the sheet rock wall leading into the office. A lock box containing cash was reported missing from the office. All staff members left the building the night before at approximately 7-7:30pm. The burglary was discovered the following morning at 9:00am.

07/16/2017- An employee of Kinder Smile Foundation reported (2) android tablets were missing from the office that was burglarized on the 12th. The employee arrived at work in the morning and discovered the office door open. Police are actively investigating both incidents.

 

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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