Police Blotter

Police Blotter Nov. 22 - Nov. 27


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


11/22/2016- Andrew Modo age 28 of Maplewood NJ was arrested at 12:08pm and charged with shoplifting. The theft occurred at the Home Depot Store located at 60 Orange Street. Mr. Modo attempted to exit the store with power tools values at $497.00 dollars. He was transported to police headquarters where several outstanding warrants were discovered. Mr. Modo was issued new court dates for his warrants and ROR.

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11/23/2016- William Santiago age 47 of Newark NJ was arrested at 9:23am. Police were dispatched to the Home Depot Store located at 60 Orange Street on a reported theft. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Santiago concealing a tool kit inside his pants. Mr. Santiago was detained until the arrival of police. He was issued a summons and ROR with a pending court date.

11/22/2016-Police are investigating a theft occurring at the ShopRite Store located at 1409 Broad Street. Store employee observed a customer acting suspicious after returning store merchandise for a cash refund. A review of store security video captured the customer picking up a receipt in the parking lot and entered the store retrieving the items listed on the receipt. The customer then proceeded to the cashier for the cash refund. Police are reviewing footage and actively investigating incident.

11/24/2016-Police were dispatched to the Liquor Locker located at 339 Broad Street on a reported shoplifting incident. Store manager reported a black male attempted to conceal a bottle of liquor valued at $22.99. The male gave back the bottle after being confronted by the store manager and fled the store running through the parking lot towards Broad Street.

11/25/2016-Police responded to the Home Depot Store on a report of a shoplifting incident. Loss Prevention reported that the suspect described as a black male concealed a Dewalt saw under his shirt and fled the store. Police searched the area having negative results. Incident captured on security video and forwarded to police for further investigation. The saw is valued at $299.00 dollars.

11/26/2016-Dwayne Cade age 51 of Newark NJ was arrested at 6pm and charged with Shoplifting. Mr. Cade attempted to walk out of the Home Depot Store with unpaid merchandise. Loss Prevention detained Mr. Cade until the arrival of police. Mr. Cade was issued a summons and ROR.

11/27/2016-Elizabeth Olla age 18 of Bloomfield was arrested at 10:10pm and charged with the theft of a motorized shopping cart. Police were dispatched to the Foodtown located on Glenwood Avenue on the reported theft. Officers located Ms. Olla and the shopping cart a short distance from the Foodtown. The cart was returned to the store and Ms. Olla was ROR with a pending court date.


11/27/2016- Dylan Niiaryee age 26 of Meriden CT was arrested at 1:42 and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Sgt. Luca Piscitelli and PO Jonathan Donker both working a D.W.I. Enforcement Detail initiated a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue. The driver identified as Dylan Niiaryee had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. Based on the Officers observations and Field Sobriety tests the driver was placed under arrest. Mr. Niiaryee was charged with DWI, Driving While Suspended and issued summons for Failure to signal and Throwing Debris from a Vehicle. Burglary

11/26/2016-Police responded to a residence on East Passaic Avenue on a reported burglary. The homeowner discovered a broken window panel on the front door which allowed the actor to unlock the dead bolt. Homeowner’s wallet was on the kitchen table with approximately $300.00 dollars in cash missing. The incident occurred between 3pm and 3:15pm. Police are actively investigating the incident.

11/26/2016-Police are investigating a reported Burglary to an apartment located on Watsessing Avenue. The incident occurred between the hours of 1pm and 6:30pm.The homeowner discovered a picture next to the living room window knocked forward. Missing from the apartment is $15.00 dollars in change and jewelry. The unknown actor entered the apartment through the living room window which was left unlocked.

Warrant Arrest

11/21/2016-Katrina Butler age 49 of Hillside NJ was arrested at 9:11am for an active Union Warrant. PO Dominic Sodano and PO George Guadalupe initiated a motor vehicle stop on JFK south for a traffic violation. The driver Ms. Butler was found to have the warrant and was placed under arrest. She was later released after posting bail.

11/23/2016-Eddy Acevedo age 23 of Newark NJ was arrested at 10:16pm for an outstanding traffic warrant. Mr. Acevedo was operating a Honda Civic with a heavily tinted windows. PO Timothy Kealy and PO George Bambera initiated the stop and placed Mr. Acevedo under arrest after confirming the active warrant in the amount of $250.00 dollars. Ms. Acevedo was issued a new court date and ROR.

11/24/2016-Ronald Prophete age 25 of Pine Brook NJ was arrested by PO Timothy Kealy and PO George Bambera for an active Dover Warrant. Mr. Prophete was operating a vehicle with an expired registration. Officers initiated a stop which led to the discovery of the warrant. Mr. Prophete was later released after posting bail.

11/26/2016-Jose Reinoso age 35 of Passaic NJ was arrested at 9:30am for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Plainsboro NJ. PO Nelson Chamba and PO Joseph Finkler conducted a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Bloomfield Ave and Watsessing Ave for a safety glass violation. The driver Jose Reinoso was placed into custody after confirming the warrant. Mr. Reinoso was issued summons for the motor vehicle violation and released with a new court date.

11/27/2016-Isreal Martinez age 29 of Newark NJ was arrested at 6:21pm after a motor vehicle stop for a cracked windshield led to the discovery of 2 active Newark warrants. Newark Police was notified and ROR Mr. Martinez with a new court date.


11/23/2016-Andre Mason age 28 of Bloomfield NJ was arrested at 7:11pm and charged with Possession of CDS. PO Nicolae Toader and PO Frank Falco both assigned to the Anti-Crime Unit initiated a motor vehicle stop on Bloomfield Avenue for a suspended driver. During the stop officers observed in plain view a clear ziplock bag of suspected marijuana. A further check of the vehicle led to the discovery of (2) small ziplock baggies containing suspected marijuana and numerous empty baggies. Mr. Mason was transported to police headquarters and additionally charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both charges were placed on a summons. Mr. Mason was ROR with a pending court date.

11/23/2016-Prince Kabazimya age 22 of Newark NJ was arrested at 11:30pm and charged with Possession of CDS. Lt. Nicholas Polidoro observed a vehicle driving in a careless manner on Bloomfield Avenue. A motor vehicle stop led to the discovery of suspected marijuana after the officer detected an odor of raw marijuana emanating from within the vehicle. The marijuana was located in a backpack belonging to Mr. Kabazimya, who was a passenger in the vehicle. He was transported to police headquarters and later ROR with a pending court date.

11/27/2016-Angeleque Baker age 45 of Bloomfield NJ was arrested at 12:30pm and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. PO Glenn Capito and PO George Guadalupe responded to Henry Street on a female passed out in the driver seat of a vehicle. Officers located the female who woke up after officers knocked on the vehicle window. Ms. Baker was holding a pipe commonly used to inhale a controlled dangerous substance. She was transported to police headquarters and charged accordingly. Ms. Baker also had an outstanding Newark warrant. She was ROR with pending court dates for Both Newark and Bloomfield.

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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