BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bound Brook man was arrested June 5 for shoplifting almost $600 worth of merchandise from Target at the Promenade Shopping Center, according to Bridgewater Township Police.

Nicholas Cuevas, 22, was charged with shoplifting after he was allegedly found with $590 worth of merchandise from the store.

Cuevas was also found to have an outstanding warrant from Newark.

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Cuevas was processed and released pending a court appearance.

In addition, Ariel Medina, 20, of South Plainfield, was arrested for shoplifting June 9 after allegedly being found with $486 worth of merchandise from Bloomingdale's in the Bridgewater Commons Mall.

Medina was processed and released pending a court appearance.

Police are investigating several other burglaries around town.

  • An employee at the Pink Store in the Bridgewater Commons Mall reported June 5 that someone stole approximately 30 bonded yoga leggings valued at $1,798. The suspects were described as a white male, white female and a Hispanic female.
  • A resident of Railroad Place reported June 7 at about 4:51 p.m. that someone had entered their home and stolen jewelry and cash.