Police Blotter

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter January 15 - 21, 2018

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Bloomfield Police Department Blotter January 15 - 21, 2018 Credits: TAPinto Bloomfield Staff
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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

1/15/18- Officers responded to 357 Broad Street (Quick Check) on a report of a shoplifting. The complainant stated he observed an unknown white male wearing a brown jacket and gray pants place 8 cans of Red Bull valued at $40.00 in his jacket and fled the store. A search of the area for the suspect was conducted with negative results.

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1/15/18- Dimarco Lopez Age 20 of Hillside, NJ- Officers responded to 35 Lackawanna Plaza (Buy Rite) on a report of a shoplifting. The complainant stated he observed an unknown male take alcohol valued at $18.99 and attempted to walk out of the store. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting, released and has a pending court date.

1/16/18- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of Shoplifting. Loss Prevention Manager stated he observed an unknown male wearing blue pants, black jacket, and black shoes take Tide detergents valued at $41.00 and walked out of the establishment. A check of the area for the suspect was conducted and he was not located.

1/17/18- Amand Soto Age 28 of Newark, NJ, Chadwick, Hines Age 39 of Belleville, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of Shoplifting. Two individuals were observed concealing items into their belongings and attempted to leave the establishment. The items were valued at $140.55 and medicine valued at $14.08. Both suspects were arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting, released and have pending court dates.

1/17/18- Shaday Williams Age 27 of Newark, NJ, and Kisha Nelson Age 30 of Newark, NJ- Officers responded to 224 Bloomfield Ave (Modell’s Sporting Goods) on a report of a shoplifting. Two African American females took merchandise out of the establishment valued at $757.97. A search of the area for the females was conducted and they were located at the Wendy’s nearby in their vehicle. The females also had merchandise from Marshalls in their possession valued at $704.78. The suspects were arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and have pending court dates.

1/18/18-Jamel Flowers Age 38 of Newark, NJ- Officers were approached by the Loss Prevention manager of 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) to report a shoplifting. Mr. Flowers attempted to return a water heater with a fraudulent receipt valued at $409.00. He was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and has a pending court date.

1/19/18-Antonio Garcia Age 45 of Newark, NJ- An Officer on patrol at 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) noticed a male being escorted out of the establishment for shoplifting. The suspect took 5 packages of Dove soap bars valued at $34.95. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and released with a pending court date.

1/19/18- Kelvin, Speight Age 52 of Newark, NJ- Officers responded to 296 Glenwood Avenue (Foodtown) on a report of a shoplifting. Loss Prevention manager observed Mr. Speight take multiple chocolate bars valued at $62.34. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and released with a pending court date.

Theft:

1/20/18- Complainant reported to the Police HQ to make a Theft report. Complainant stated he left his laundry unattended for awhile and when he returned to the Laundromat to pick the clothes up they were missing. The clothes are valued at $900.00.

Theft from Auto:

1/19/18- An Officer responded to Watsessing Avenue on a report of theft from auto. Complaint believes she left her car doors unlocked and that is when she noticed $100.00 in quarters missing. Key’s to her son’s vehicle was missing as well.

Package Theft:

1/20/18- A Hoover Ave resident responded to the police desk to make a Package Theft Report. The resident stated that someone took his package that was delivered to his house. The items that were in the package are a battery flight light valued at $35.00 and an E.O. Tech Scope valued at $425.00.

Motor Vehicle Theft:

1/16/18- Officer responded to Broad Street on a report of Motor Vehicle Theft. Complainant stated her friend parked her vehicle, a green 2006 Volkswagen Jetta and left the keys inside. When she returned to move the vehicle due to the snow storm, she noticed it was missing. The Vehicle was entered into the NCIC system

. 1/17/18- Officer responded North 17th Street on a report of Motor Vehicle Theft. The resident stated that her nephew parked his vehicle, a white 2000 Ford Van on1/16/18 at 8:00 P.M. When he went back out at 6:00 A.M. he noticed his vehicle was missing. The vehicle was entered missing in NCIC.

1/18/18- A Civilian reported to the Police desk to report a Motor Vehicle Theft. The female claimed that when she parked her vehicle on the corner of JFK Drive South and Montgomery St. When she went back to her vehicle it was no longer there. The vehicle was entered stolen in NCIC.

Burglary:

1/18/18- Officers responded to Liberty Street on a report of a Burglary. The residents noticed when they returned home to their apartment that all of their jewelry, watches, laundry bag, and a jar with loose change missing. The total value of items taken is $1,000. The suspect was seen wearing a black winter beanie, 5’6, Hispanic and had a goat tee.

Warrant Arrest: 1/16/18- Jerome Mascari Age 51 of Nutley, NJ-Officers on Patrol observed a vehicle traveling on East Passaic Ave with an improper flag for overhanging load. Officers were also informed that the driver had a warrant out of Palisades. A MV stop was conducted the showed all the proper identification needed. The driver was arrested, transported to HQ, and issued a new court date.

1/17/18-Johnathon Olds Age 26 of Orange, NJ- While on Patrol officers observed a vehicle traveling without the front license plate. A MV stop was conducted and the driver showed all proper identification needed. The driver had a warrant out of Montclair. The driver was arrested and transported to MPD HQ

1/21/18- Felicia Mclaughlin Age 26 of Newark, NJ- Officers on Patrol observed a vehicle traveling on Franklin St and conducted a random plate check. A MV stop was conducted the driver was approached, advised the reason for the stop and the driver’s identification verified. East Orange warrant was confirmed and the driver was arrested, transported to HQ, and released with a new court date.

1/21/18-Anthony Duran Age 33 of Bloomfield, NJ- While on Patrol officers conducted a plate check on a vehicle traveling on Bloomfield Ave. It appeared that the driver had a warrant out of Bloomfield. A MV stop was conducted the driver showed all proper identification. The driver was arrested, transported to HQ, and released with a pending court date.

Robbery:

1/18/18- Officers responded to North 13th Street on a report of a Robbery. The complainant pulled into her driveway and while taking her belongings out of the vehicle, felt an unknown male grab her purse and fled the area in a vehicle. The suspect is described as a light skinned black male, 5’9’, wearing a black coat with a black hat and colored scarf that covered his face. The suspect vehicle is described as a Burgundy Mercury Villager NJ Registration R71JMR reported stolen out of Irvington, NJ. 

 

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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