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Police Blotter: Public Urination, Shoplifting, Motor Vehicle Theft

The following police blotter has been issued by Crime Analyst Ralph A. Marotti of the Bloomfield Police Department for September 12 2016. 


09/05/2016- A 17 year old male from Perth Amboy NJ was arrested at 1:38am and charged withTheft. Police responded to the area of Summit Ave on a suspicious group walking toward Hoover Ave. The group was located and further investigation by PO Matthew Rubbinaccio and PO Ana Ruiz led to the discovery of a pair of sunglasses and a cell phone power cord. The items were stolen from a parked vehicle left unlocked on Summit Ave. The juvenile admitted to the theft and was taken into custody. He was later released to a guardian.

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09/05/2016- A black male suspect shoplifted 3 Gillette Fusion Razors from the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street. The incident occurred at 10:00pm with the suspect placing the items in a plastic bag then exiting the store. The male suspect was also accompanied by a black female who shoplifted 3 Dove Body Wash products, concealing the items in a purse.

09/05/2016-A woman reported a wallet stolen while she was placing groceries into her vehicle. A black male approached the victim requesting her shopping cart as she placed her groceries into her vehicle. The victim realized her wallet was left inside the cart. She went into store but was unable to locate the person who took the cart.

09/05/2016- A cashier at Stop & Shop reported a Hispanic couple at her register shoplifted merchandise. The cashier left for a moment to retrieve change for the register. The couple then left the store with the unpaid merchandise. The couple entered a blue SUV and fled the parking lot.

09/06/2016- Three parked vehicles left unlocked, on Beech Street were broken into during the night. Registered owners discovered glove boxes open with papers strewn about the interior. Loose change reported missing from the vehicles.

09/09/2016- A bicycle was reported stolen from the backyard of a residence on West Passaic Ave. The bicycle is described as a silver Swinn with black leather seat. The owner last seen his bike on 09/08 at 8:45pm. The actor left behind an older bicycle in place of the bike taken.

09/09/2016-.A shoplifting incident occurred at the CVS Store located at 331 Broad Street. The store manager reported a black male entered the store at 9:30 am and stole 2 electronic toothbrushes valued at $200.00 dollars. The suspect fled the store prior to police arrival.

09/09/2016- Ayesha Batemon age 47 of Newark was arrested and charged with shoplifting at the Stop & Shop Store. Loss Prevention observed Ms. Batemon place merchandise in her purse.She was detained until the arrival of police. Ms. Batemon was transported to police headquarters. She was released with a pending court date.

09/10/2016- Officers on patrol discovered a vehicle parked on North 16th Street with a broken rear window. Officers located the registered owner at his residence who informed police he parked the vehicle at 3:00am with the window intact. The owner reports a backpack missing from the vehicle.

09/11/2016-Dmitry Tyutin age 29 of East Orange was arrested and charged with shoplifting at the Rite Aid Store located at 77 Bloomfield Ave. The incident occurred on 09/10 and was captured on store security cameras. Mr. Tyutin returned to the store the next day and was recognized by the store manager. Police were notified and arrested Mr. Tyutin inside the store. He was charged accordingly and ROR with a pending court date.


09/07/2016- Kawme Luke age 44 of Irvington NJ was arrested at 9:29pm and charged with Possession of CDS. PO Joseph Finkler and PO Joseph Condito, while on patrol observed a gray SUV fail to stop at the traffic control device on JFK Drive and Montgomery Street. A motor vehicle stop was conducted which led to the discovery of an orange medicine container containing suspected marijuana. Mr. Luke was transported to police headquarters and charged with Possession of CDS along with a motor vehicle summons. He was ROR with a pending court date.

.Criminal Mischief

09/08/2016- A resident on Bloomfield Ave reported her door window and picture window were shattered. Police investigating incident.

. Town Ordinance

09/11/2016-Ruben Ramirez age 46 of Queens NY was issued a Town summons for urinating in public. Officers on patrol observed Mr. Ramirez urinating on the parkway overpass bridge.


09/07/2016- Four apartments located on North 15th Street was burglarized during the daytime hours. The homeowners arrived home and discovered apartment doors pried open. The homeowners reported several pieces of jewelry missing. Detective Bureau currently investigating the Burglaries.

09/09/2016- A residence on Broughton Ave was burglarized during the daytime hours. A side door was discovered pried open and a second door kicked open. The second floor bedrooms were rummaged through with an undetermined amount of jewelry missing. Active investigation.

Warrant Arrest

09/05/2016-Melony Rodriguez age 24 of Newark was arrested at 12:35am for an outstanding warrants out of Glen Ridge NJ. The active warrant was discovered during a motor vehicle stop for a head lamp out. The driver Ms. Rodriguez was also a suspended driver. She was transported to Bloomfield Headquarters, where bail was posted. Summons were issued for the motor vehicle violations.

09/05/2016- Paul Williams age 20 of Bloomfield was arrested at 11:05pm for an outstanding warrant out of East Orange NJ. The arrest was a result of a motor vehicle stop on Berkeley Ave for an equipment violation. Mr. Williams was also found to have a suspended driver license. He was later ROR on the warrant with new court dates, along with the issuance of 2 motor vehicle summons.

09/06/2016- Steve Bienaima age 26 of Orange was arrested at 12:46am for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Newark. PO Patrick Nimer and PO Timothy Kealy conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing a black Nissan traveling at a high rate of speed east on Watsessing Ave. The driver Mr. Bienaima was found to also have a suspended driver license. He was later ROR and given a new court date.

09/09/2016- Orlando Irrizarry age 25 of Newark was arrested at 10:33am for an outstanding warrant out of Jersey City. Mr. Irrizarry was operating a vehicle with a shattered windshield. PO Stefano Barillari stopped the vehicle on JFK Drive and discovered the driver to have a suspended license and the vehicle unregistered. Mr. Irrizarry was transported to police headquarters. He was ROR after posting bail in the amount of $100.00 dollars.

Motor Vehicle Theft

09/10/2016- 1999 Honda Civic was reported stolen. The vehicle was last seen the night before parked on Oakland Avenue.

09/10/2016- Registered owner of a 2004 Acura reported his vehicle was stolen while making a food delivery on North 15th Street. The suspect a black male was seen entering the vehicle during the delivery. The suspect drove off towards Bloomfield Avenue.

09/11/2016-A 2007 Pontiac G6 with an Illinois registration was reported stolen from Aldon Terrace. The vehicle was parked on 09/02 and discovered missing a week later.


09/08/2016-Police were dispatched to the Dunkin Donuts located at 250 Glenwood Ave on a reported assault. A female victim age 30 was pushed to the ground inside the store by another female accompanied by a male. Victim ran to her car to get away, when female suspect followed and threw a cup of coffee at her. The female and male suspect left prior to police arrival. Victim received minor bruises to her knee from the fall.


09/10/2016- Diana Ormond age 59 of Bloomfield was arrested at 11:40pm and charged with DUI. PO Christian Alvarado while on patrol observed a parked vehicle running with a female driver slumped over in the driver seat. The female driver awakened after the officer knock on the window. A strong odor of alcohol was detected emanating from the driver when speaking with the officer. An open container of an alcoholic beverage was observed on the passenger seat. Ms. Ormond was later released to a guardian after being processed at police headquarters. She was issued summons for Driving while Intoxicated, Open container in a vehicle, and refusal to provide breathe sample.

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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