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

Shoplifting:

6/26/18- Robert Jimenez Age 37 of Paulsboro, NJ-Officers were dispatched to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on report of a shoplifter in custody. Mr. Jiminez was observed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise valued at $417.00. He was confronted by Loss Prevention Security and detained until police arrival. Mr. Jimenez was arrested, transported to HQ, processed, charged with shoplifting and placed in a male cell and transferred to State Parole. He has a pending court date.

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6/27/18- Officers were dispatched to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on a report of a shoplifting. Loss Prevention observed a repetitive shoplifter in the store attempting to leave with unpaid merchandise. The suspect was confronted and the items were retrieved. The total value of items he attempted to steal is valued at $249.00. The male suspect did flee on foot. A search of the area was conducted for the suspect with negative results. This incident is under investigation.

6/29/18- An officer on routine patrol at 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) was approached by a Loss Prevention Officer who wanted to report a shoplifting. Mr. Osasogie observed an African American male wearing camouflage shorts and a jean jacket. The suspect took a Milwaukee saw valued at $100.00 and fled from the establishment in a Volkswagen towards Myrtle Street. A search of the area was conducted for the suspect with negative results. This incident is under investigation.

6/30/18-Susan Cochran Age 59 of Newark, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of a shoplifter in custody. The Loss Prevention officer reports that he observed Ms. Cochran conceal items in her purse. Total value was $225.98 in merchandise which was recovered. Ms. Cochran was arrested, transported to HQ, processed, charged with shoplifting and released with a pending court date

Theft from Auto

: 6/25/18- An officer on routine Patrol on North 15th Street was approached by a resident who wanted to make a Theft from Auto report. The owner of the vehicle reported that she parked her vehicle on 6/24/18 at 5:00 P.M. in front of her home and when later returned on 6/25/18 at 6:45 A.M. She observed the items in the vehicle were tampered with and $15.00 in loose change missing. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. This incident is under investigation.

6/27/18- An officer responded to Byrd Avenue on a Theft from Auto report. The owner of the vehicle reported that someone went into his car that was left unlocked. The owner was missing $4.00 in loose change. A few other residents from the area reported that they also observed their vehicles rummaged through with missing valuables and or cash. This incident is under investigation.

6/27/18- A Hobson Street resident responded to the front desk to make a Theft from Auto Report. The complainant’s vehicle was parked on 6/26/18 between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 8:00 A.M. on 6/27/18 in front of their home. When they went to the vehicle on 6/27/18, they observed loose change on the floor and storage compartments opened. Missing from the vehicle was a flip cell phone valued at $20.00.

6/29/18- An officer responded to Essex Avenue on a report of Theft from Auto report from the residents. In the overnight hours on 6/28/18 and 6/29/18, vehicles were entered and ransacked which were left unlocked. The vehicles were all parked in their driveway with loose change taken from the vehicles. Items taken from the vehicles are an I-pod and I-pad valued at $1100.00. There were no signs of forced entry on any of the vehicles. This incident is under investigation.

6/29/18- An officer was dispatched to Bellevue Avenue on a report of a Theft from Auto. The complainant states sometime between 8:00 P.M. on 06/28/2018 and 12:00 P.M. on 06/29/2018, someone entered his vehicle via an unlocked car door and stole loose change ($10) from the dash and stole a blue and white handicap placard from the glove box. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the home. This incident is under investigation.

7/1/18- An officer was dispatched to North 15th Street on a report of a Theft from Auto. The owner of the vehicle reported that he parked his vehicle in front of his home on 6/30/18 at 7:00 P.M. When the owner later returned on 7/1/18 at 12:30 P.M., he observed that his rear passenger side window was broken. The glove compartment was rummaged through and items that are missing are a laptop valued at $900.00, and a pair of Rayban Sunglasses valued at $45.00. A Tool air compressor valued at $89.00, sunglasses valued at $7.00. This incident is under investigation.

Motor Vehicle Theft:

7/1/18- A Franklin Street Resident responded to the Police Desk to report a Motor Vehicle Theft. The owner of the vehicle reported that between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 4:30 A.M. on 6/30/18-7/1/18 someone stole her vehicle that was parked in the parking lot. Ms. Ward did contact OnStar who was able to assist with the tracking of her vehicle. The vehicle is a 2017 Blue GMC Terrain NJ Registration NJ Reg W85HKN. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

Warrant Arrest:

6/25/18- Louis Darvens Age 33 of Union, NJ- Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle traveling on Bloomfield Ave and JFK with the vehicle’s right brake light out. A MV stop was conducted and the driver was approached and advised the reason for the stop. The registered owner did not have any proper identification and was checked through InfoCop. InfoCop alerted officers that the driver had a warrant out of Newark and Maywood. He also had an expired driver’s license. Mr. Darvens was arrested, transported to HQ, posted bail and released with a pending court date.

6/26/18- Fantasia Dixon Age 24 of Belleville, NJ- An officer on routine patrol in the area of Franklin St and JFK North observed a vehicle blocking the intersection. A random plate inquiry was conducted through InfoCop, which alerted officers that the driver had a warrant out of Newark. A MV Stop was conducted; the driver was approached and advised the reason for the stop. The register owner did not have all proper identification needed and was placed under arrest. Ms. Dixon was handcuffed, transported to HQ, posted bail, and released with a pending court date.

6/28/18- Ramon Santiago Age 33 of Newark, NJ- Officers on routine patrol responded to Newark on a warrant arrest for a suspect out of Bloomfield. The suspect was placed under arrest, transported to HQ, processed, and paid half of the warrant and released with a pending court date.