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


03/14/2017- Raveena Naidoo age 20 of Belleville was arrested at 5:15pm and charged with Shoplifting. The incident occurred at the Super Fresh Store located at 19 Belleville Avenue. Ms. Naidoo concealed 3 bottles of skin lotion and attempted to return the items for a cash refund. She was issued a summons with a pending court date.

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03/15/2017- William Vega age 49 of Newark was arrested at 9:14am and charged with Shoplifting at the Stop & Shop Store. Loss Prevention provided police with a description of the suspect who fled the store on foot. Police located the suspect later identified as Mr. Vega, walking on Grove Street. Mr. Vega was also found to be in possession of a glassine envelope containing suspected heroin. He was additionally charged with Possession of CDS.

03/17/2016-Orlando Christmas age 53 of Newark was arrested at 1:12pm and charged with Theft. The incident occurred at the Staples Store located at 135 Bloomfield Avenue. The suspect stole a heater and was last seen walking on Bloomfield Avenue. Police located the suspect on Grove Street sitting on a bench. The suspect identified as Mr. Christmas was in possession of the stolen merchandise along with a glass pipe used to inhale a CDS. He was charged accordingly and transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

03/17/2017-A students IPad was reported stolen from the High School gym locker room. The IPad is valued at $700.00 dollars. The incident was reported to the High School Security. 03/19/2017-Jeffrey Workman age 49 of East Orange was arrested at 4:32pm and charged with Shoplifting. Police were dispatched to the Home Depot Store located at 60 Orange Street on a shoplifter in custody. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Workman rip open a package and place the items in his pocket. He was charged accordingly and ROR.

Motor Vehicle Theft

03/14/2017- Four vehicles were reported stolen from Lynn’s Nissan located at 318 Bloomfield Avenue. An employee reported the vehicles were running, while snow was being cleared in the dealership parking lot. A grey Lexus stolen out of Newark drove up to the dealership with (4) black males exiting the vehicle. The suspects then entered the dealership vehicle’s and drove off towards East Orange. The vehicles stolen were a 2011 BMW 3281, 2007 Lexus IS250, 2015 Toyota Corolla and a 2017 Nissan Sentra.

Suspicious Incident

03/15/2017- Police were dispatched to Hoover Avenue on a report of a suspicious vehicle. Police arrived and located a grey van with the occupants soliciting in the area without a permit. Police issued a Town summons and the parties were dispersed.

Burglary 03/17/2017- A homeowner from Renner Avenue reported someone entered her home, while they were out for the day. The upstairs bedrooms were discovered ransacked with jewelry missing. The suspect(s) gained entry into the home through a basement window. Police are actively investigating the incident.

Warrant Arrest

03/15/2017- Emmanuel Ojeda age 31 of Bloomfield was arrested at 9:00pm for (2) active warrants issued by Secaucus and Bloomfield. Police were dispatched to Bell Street on a report of suspicious activity. Police arrived on scene and discovered Mr. Ojeda accompanied by another male loading a vehicle onto a trailer. After further inquiry, it was learned that the vehicle was owned by the second male and being transported to a friend’s house. Mr. Ojeda who was assisting his friend was found to have the (2) active warrants. He was transported to police headquarters for further processing.

03/16/2017- Shamyah Manigo age 31 of East Orange NJ was arrested at 8:00am for several traffic warrants. Ms. Manigo was also operating a vehicle with a suspended driver license. The vehicle was impounded by police and Ms. Manigo was transported to police headquarters. She was additionally issued a summons for prohibited turn. Ms. Manigo was ROR after being issued a new court date for the warrants.