Police Blotter

February 27 - March 6 2017 Bloomfield Police Blotter

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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

02/27/2017- Abase Ibiang age 36 of Newark NJ was arrested at 12:59pm and charged with Shoplifting. The incident occurred at the “Buck N Up” Store located at 12 Arlington Avenue. Mr. Ibiang placed store merchandise valued at $79.00 dollars inside a backpack and exited the store without paying. Responding officers located Mr. Ibiang at the Grove Street train platform. The proceeds were recovered and returned to the store. Mr. Ibiang was issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

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02/27/2017- Stefan Kosinski age 35 of Jersey City was arrested at 3:13pm and charged with Shoplifting. Mr. Kosinski was observed placing a ratchet tool valued at $79.00 dollars inside his pants. He was released on a summons with a pending court date.

02/27/2017- Two female juveniles residing in Newark were taken into custody after attempting to shoplift beauty products valued at $241.00 dollars. The incident occurred at the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street. The juveniles ages 16 and 14 were turned over to the Youth Aid Bureau.

02/27/2017- A wristlet Coach Wallet and sunglasses were reported stolen from a 2013 Honda Accord. The vehicle was parked overnight on Willow Street.

02/28/2017- Brian Yervanian age 18 of North Arlington was arrested at 2:00pm at the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Yervanian conceal store merchandise valued at $130.00 dollars inside a black bag. Police arrived and placed Mr. Yervanian in custody charging him with Theft. He was issued a summons and released.

02/28/2017-A second shoplifting occurred at the same location (Stop & Shop) at 5:00pm with 2 females taking store items off the shelves and concealing them in a blue bag. Loss Prevention detained both females until the arrival of Police. Ashley Hundley age 21 of Irvington and Tasia Teele age 20 of Bloomfield were both charged with Shoplifting. Ms. Hundley was additionally charged with Possession of CDS after police discovered marijuana in her possession. 02/28/2017-Orlando Christmas age 53 of Newark a known habitual shoplifter was arrested at 9:57pm after shoplifting merchandise at the CVS Store located at 331 Broad Street. Mr. Orlando Christmas was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Christmas was additionally charged with committing a theft on 02/27/2017 at the same location.

03/02/2017- Richard Bryant age 51 of Newark was arrested at 3:28pm and charged with shoplifting. Stop & Shop loss prevention observed Mr. Bryant conceal 5 razors inside his bag. The merchandise valued at $86.95 was recovered and returned to the store. Mr. Bryant was held on an active Bloomfield warrant. 03/04/2017- Jamillah Wright age 31 of Bloomfield was arrested at 4:45pm and charged with Theft. Ms. Wright was observed taking hair products and concealing the items in her purse. Stop & Shop store security detained Ms. Wright until the arrival of police. She was issued a summons and released.

Burglary

03/01/2017- Police were dispatched to Columbus Street on a report of an attempted burglary into a garage. Witnesses observed two males attempting to gain entry into the garage. The suspects were unsuccessful and fled the area on foot. Detectives actively investigating incident.

03/02/2017- Police are investigating a reported diversionary Burglary occurring on Mohr Avenue at approximately 1:30pm. The homeowner stated a female suspect rang the side doorbell informing her of a water problem on the street. The suspect described as a Hispanic female in her 40’s stated she needed to check the pipes in the basement. The homeowner a 94 year old female escorted the suspect to the basement. The suspect handed the victim a device after turning the water on, telling her to watch for the light to change. After 30 minutes the suspect left the residence. Victim later discovered the bedrooms were rummaged through with coins and cash missing. Police are actively investigating incident. Suspicious Incident

02/28/2017- Police were dispatched to Watsessing Park on a report of a possible fight. Bloomfield Police along with The Essex County Sheriff Department checked the area having negative results for any fights.

02/28/2017- Police were dispatched to Bloomfield College to assist campus security in removing an unwanted party from the lobby. The unwanted party left prior to police arrival. Campus security believes the person entered using a student’s ID card. Campus security was advised to contact police if the person returned. Motor vehicle

Theft

03/02/2017- The registered owner of a 2008 Jeep Compass reported his vehicle was stolen from Austin Place. The owner parked his vehicle at 6:00pm and discovered it missing at 12:51am.

Warrant Arrest

03/01/2017- Papio Matos age 21 of Newark was arrested at 9:00am for an active warrant issued by Newark. PO Robert Mazariegos initiated a motor vehicle stop after observing a silver Volkswagen with a cracked windshield. The registered owner/driver Mr. Mazariegos was additionally issued a summons for suspended driver license and the cracked windshield. He was ROR with a new court date issued by Newark PD.

03/02/2017-John Scott age 26 of Newark was arrested at 1:23am after a motor vehicle stop led to the discovery of an active warrant. Officers observed a silver Honda traveling east on Bloomfield Avenue, swerving over the center line. The driver John Scott was also found to have a suspended driver license. Mr. Scott was released after posting the bail for the Bloomfield warrant. He was issued the appropriate motor vehicle summons.

CDS

03/02/2017- Pierre Sanon age 41 of East Orange NJ was arrested at 10:23pm and charged with Possession of CDS. Officers Eric Capito and Reggy Joseph initiated a motor vehicle stop after observing a vehicle with a headlight out. During the stop officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle’s interior. Further investigation led to the discovery of a plastic container containing 3 bags of suspected marijuana. Mr. Sanon was charged with Possession of CDS and issued a motor vehicle summons for maintenance of lamps.

DUI

03/04/2017- Nicholas Santos age 24 of Kearny was arrested at 2:04am and charged with DUI. Officers Ana Ruiz and Leonard Antinozzi observed a green Mazda swerving and unable to maintain a traffic lane. During a motor vehicle stop officers detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. The driver Mr. Santos was placed under arrest after several field sobriety tests were conducted, which led officers to believe he was operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Santos also had an active warrant issued by Kearny.

Prostitution

03/03/2017- Young Kim age 50 of Flushing NY was arrested at 12:40pm and charged with Prostitution and Promoting Prostitution. Bloomfield Anti-Crime Unit conducted an undercover prostitution operation at Bloomfield Therapy located at 669 Bloomfield Avenue. The investigation led to the arrest of Young Kim who engaged in the illegal activity. Ms. Kim was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged accordingly. She was ROR with a pending court date

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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