Police Blotter

Bloomfield Police Blotter November 13 - 19, 2017


BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.


11/18/17- Michael, Edwards Age 59 of East Orange, NJ- Officers responded to 60 Orange Street Home Depot on a report of shoplifting. Upon arrival the complainant stated that the suspect attempted to steal a battery called Minnie Max which was valued at $59.88, by placing the unpaid items in a large white bag and exiting the store. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, and issued a new court date.

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Theft from Auto:

11/14/17-Officers responded to Lexington Ave on a report of theft from auto. Upon arrival the victim stated he parked his vehicle in his driveway at approximately 21:00 hours and observed the rear driver side window of the vehicle broken at 08:15 hours. Victim stated he had a laptop on the floor behind the driver’s seat. The laptop missing from the bag was a 13’ Apple Mac Air valued at $1,000.00.

11/16/17- An Officer responded to Grove Street on a report of a theft from auto. Upon arrival the complainant stated he parked his work truck at 17:00 hours on 11/15/17. On 11/16/17 at 7:30 hours he discovered his passenger window shattered. Taken from the vehicle was an air compressor valued at $150.00.

Package Theft: 11/13/17- An Officer responded to Ampere Parkway on a report of a package theft. A resident stated he observed an unknown black male with a gray wool skull cap, black and gray plaid shirt and dark pants, enter the gates of their neighbor’s residence. He then observed the unknown suspect open and empty the packages and placed them into a yellow plastic bag and left the scene heading westbound on 1st Ave. A search of the area was conducted with negative results.

11/15/17- An Officer responded to Cedar Street on a report of a stolen package. Upon arrival the complainant stated she was expecting a package that she never received. Complainant then called UPS and was advised that the package was delivered to her home address on 11/8/17 at 2:53P.M. Complainant does believe that the package was stolen from her front step.

11/18/17- A Day Street resident responded to the front desk to report a theft of a package from her porch. Complainant states that she ordered a Marc Jacobs black leather purse on eBay and never received the package. She contacted eBay and tracked the package and they advised her it was delivered on 11/11/17 by USPS. Total value of the purse is $112.00.

Motor Vehicle Theft: 11/16/17-Officer responded to North 15th street on a report of a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival the victim stated he parked his vehicle in front of his resident at approximately 03:00hours. When he returned at 13:45 hours he observed that the vehicle was missing. The vehicle was entered stolen into NCIC.

11/19/17- Officer responded to Newark Avenue on a report of motor vehicle theft. The vehicle owner returned to his residence and parked his Black 2014 Honda S2 convertible in his driveway at approximately 23:00 hours. At around 9:30 hours he looked out his window and noticed his vehicle missing. Vehicle owner stated all doors were locked. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

Warrant Arrest: 11/13/17- Sandra, Diaz Age 53 of Elizabeth Port, NJ- An Officer observed a white Nissan Altima make a right turn on red in violation and a MV stop was conducted. The Officer checked the license plate through INFOCOP and approached the vehicle. The registered owner of the vehicle, Mrs. Diaz had an outstanding warrant out of Union. The driver was arrested, transported to HQ, released and was given a new court date.

11/14/17- Edwin, Maldonado Age 32 of Bloomfield, NJ- An Officer was on Patrol operating a marked police ALPR (Automated License Plate Reader) unit. This Officer was on Broad Street pulled to the curb and observed a vehicle pass south on Broad Street which activated the ALPR. A MV stop was conducted. The driver did not have his Driver’s License or valid insurance card in his possession. A record check was conducted and he did have warrants from Bloomfield. The driver was arrested, transported to HQ, issued summons, and later released on bail.

11/16/17- Richard, Weissenberger Age 57 of Secaucus, NJ – While on patrol an Officer observed a tan vehicle traveling eastbound on Bloomfield Avenue. The Officer then observed the vehicle make a left turn onto JFK North, where NO Left Turn sign is posted. A MV stop was conducted and the driver provided all documents except for his driver’s license. The driver did have an expired, suspended driver’s license, and warrants from Kearny and Newark New Jersey. Mr. Weissenberger was arrested, transported to HQ and released with a new court date.

11/17/17- Christian Rodriguez Age 26 of Newark, NJ- Officers observed a green Honda Civic driving without a front license plate. A MV stop was conducted and the driver, Christian Rodriguez, was issued 3 summonses for suspended DL, unregistered vehicle and improper display of plates. The Officers also conducted a warrant check and the driver had an outstanding warrant out of Newark for $5000.00. Mr. Rodriguez was transported to Hq and was released for the Newark warrant and has a pending court date. 11/18/17-Chantel, Escobar Age 35 of Roselle Park, NJ- Officer observed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Bloomfield Ave. A random check of the license plate revealed the driver had an outstanding warrant out of East Orange. A MV stop was conducted, after the officer’s investigation; the driver was arrested, transported to HQ, and released on bail with a new court date.

11/19/17- William, Spano Age 53 of Montclair, NJ- Officers observed a male suspect standing in front of 250 Glenwood Avenue (CVS). The suspect is a known panhandler who solicits for money at several locations in Bloomfield and has been arrested in the past. A field interview/ record check was conducted, which returned that the suspect did have several warrants out of Bloomfield, Cedar Grove, and West Caldwell. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, and is awaiting transport to E.C.C.F.

11/19/17- Thomas, D’Angelo Age 43 of Belleville, NJ- Officer was approached by store security officer at 8 Franklin Street Stop & Shop on a known panhandler at the location. The suspect was located and a checked was conducted which came back that he did have warrants from Bloomfield. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, and is awaiting transport to E.C.C.F. 

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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