Police Blotter

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter November 27 - December 3, 2017

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter November 27 - December 3, 2017 Credits: TAPinto Bloomfield Staff

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


11/27/17- Kareem, Higgs Age 19 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 357 Broad Street Quick Check on a report of a male party that left the store without paying for merchandise. The suspect was described to be a heavy set black male with a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The items that were taken were a sandwich wrap and a granola bar valued at $8.48. The suspect was arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and has a pending court date.

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11/27/17-Amber, Curry Age 27 of Lodi, NJ and Ronald McManus Age 32 of Bloomfield, NJ- While on Patrol, Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street Stop & Shop on report of two shoplifters in custody by loss prevention staff. Upon arrival, Loss Prevention stated he observed the two individuals steal multiple frozen and beauty items valued at $103.00. The items were placed into a black Adidas drawstring bag. Both individuals were arrested, transported to HQ, charged with shoplifting and have pending court dates.

11/29/17- Officer responded 250 Glenwood Avenue, CVS on a call of a shoplifter fleeing the store. The suspect is described to be a black male wearing a black jacket, tan hooded sweatshirt and black jeans with white sneakers. A search of the area was conducted with negative results for the suspect. The suspect took multiple cosmetic items valued at $100.00 and placed them inside a plastic bag without paying.

11/30/2017- Dominque Thompson, Age 29 of Newark, NJ- Officers responded to 77 Bloomfield Ave, Rite Aid on report of a Shoplifting that just occurred. The suspect was last seen walking on Ampere Parkway described as a black male wearing blue jeans and a blue winter jacket. Mr. Jenkins fit the description of the suspect and was stopped at Ampere Parkway and Floyd Ave. He was positively identified by Rite Aid as the suspect and the proceeds were in his backpack. Jenkins was transported to hq, charged with shoplifting, issued a summons, released and has a pending court date. The proceeds valued at $26.00 were returned to Rite Aid.

12/2/2017- Su Jackson Age 18 of Newark, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin St, Marshals on a Shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival, Officers met with the Loss Prevention who stated they observed Mr. Jackson place several clothing items valued at $203.00 into his backpack and attempt to leave the store. Mr. Jackson admitted on camera that his intention was to sell these clothing items in the street for food because he is homeless at this time. Jackson was placed under arrest, transported to hq, charged with shoplifting, issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

12/2/2017- Joann Wimberly Age 47 of Paterson, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin St, Marshalls on report of a shoplifter in custody. Ms. Wimberly was observed through video surveillance placing items into her purse and was stopped at the door prior to exiting the store. Total value of property taken was $90.41. She was placed under arrest, transported to hq, charged with shoplifting, issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

12/2/2017- Emanuel Tenner Age 46 of Irvington, NJ- Officers were dispatched to 60 Orange Street, Home Depot on report of a shoplifting. Loss prevention stated they observed a man, later identified as Mr. Emanuel Tenner, attempting to leave the store with products that he did not pay for. The proceeds were valued at $696.00 and were returned to Home Depot. Mr. Tenner was placed under arrest, transported to hq, charged with shoplifting, issued a summons and released with a pending court date.

12/3/2017- Joshua Wicks Age 32 of Belleville, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin St, Marshalls on report of a shoplifter in custody by store security. They observed Mr. Wicks place merchandise into the front pocket of his hooded sweatshirt, total value of $114.96, which included (3) bottles of Calvin Klein Colognes and (1) Fit Bit wristband. All proceeds were returned to the store. Mr. Wicks was placed under arrest, transported to hq, charged with shoplifting, issued a summons and released with a pending court date.


11/28/17- Officer responded to Orange Street on an attempted theft. The complainant stated a male suspect tried to steal two of his forklifts valued at $47,000. The suspect is described to be a heavy set/white Hispanic male, wearing glasses. Property damage to his fence from one of the forklifts is valued at $6,000. 11/29/17- Officer responded to 25 Broad Street Rainbow Shop on a report of money that had been taken from a purse. Upon arrival complainant stated she placed her purse in the coat room while she was working. When she went back into the coat room after her shift, she noticed that the purse was not how she left it and her wallet was open. While going through her wallet she noticed $60.00 was missing.

Theft from Auto: 11/28/17- Officer responded to Belleville Avenue on a report of a theft from auto. The complainant stated she parked her vehicle on 11/26/17 at 6:00 p.m. When she approached her vehicle on 11/28/17, she noticed her vehicle was ransacked and some change missing. Complainant stated she was not sure if she locked her doors or not.

11/30/2017- A Broughton Ave resident reports sometime between 6:30 p.m. on 11/29/2017 and 08:26 a.m. on 11/30/2017 someone entered her car via a unlocked car door. Once inside the suspect ransacked the car and took a purse from the interior. The purse, wallet and all other items that were inside were recovered on the 200 block of Broughton Avenue.

Package Theft: 11/30/2017- A Claremont Ave resident reports 2 packages were stolen from his residence. UPS confirmed the packages were delivered on 11/29/17 but they were not at his residence when he returned home from work around 6 P.M. on same date. Items are valued at $234.00. Suspects are unknown at this time.

Motor Vehicle Theft: 11/27/17- An Officer responded to West Street on a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The owner parked her 2013 Mercedes C304 4 door white in her driveway on 11/26/17. When she went to her vehicle on 11/27/17 at approximately 1215 hours, it was missing. The vehicle was entered NCIC stolen.

Warrant Arrest: 11/27/17- David, Rodriguez Age 42 of Paterson, NJ- Officers were on patrol and observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn from Bloomfield Ave Eastbound onto JFK Drive North, which is a title 39 violation. A MV stop was conducted and the driver had a suspended driver’s license and a warrant out of Paterson. The driver was arrested, transported to HQ, and issued a new court date.

11/28/17- William, Wercberger Age30 of Toms River, NJ- Officers observed a white BMW 550 stopped at a traffic signal. The license plate was randomly entered into Infocop which revealed the registered owner had a warrant out of Irvington. A MV stop was conducted and the driver was identified as the registered owner. He was arrested, transported to HQ and issued a new court date from Irvington.

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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