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Police Make Arrests for Shoplifting at Home Depot, Lord & Taylor

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police made several arrests for shoplifting at various stores around Bridgewater through the middle of July.

Timothy Zimmerman, 59, of Milford, was arrested July 19 for shoplifting after allegedly being found with $55 worth of merchandise from the Home Depot at the Bridgewater Promenade. Zimmerman was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.

Andrew Joseph Brockley, 38, of Manville, was arrested for shoplifting after allegedly being found with $153 worth of merchandise from the Home Depot at the Bridgewater Promenade July 20. Brockley was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.

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Stephen Cohen, 18, of Bridgewater, was arrested for shoplifting after allegedly being found with $218 worth of merchandise from Lord & Taylor in the Bridgewater Commons Mall July 20. Cohen was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.

Police made other arrests for DWI and more throughout the month.

  • Santigo Ortega-Viteri, 27, of Connecticut, was arrested for driving while intoxicated July 8 at around 1:24 a.m. after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 East. Ortega-Viteri was also issued motor vehicle summonses for reckless driving, careless driving, driving the wrong way on a one-way street and refusal to submit to breath samples. He was processed and released pending a municipal court appearance.
  • A Papen Road resident reported July 16 that his 2012 green Kawasaki KLX was stolen from his unlocked shed on his property. The theft occurred between July 11 and July 16.
  • A Kline Place resident reported July 18 that his 2012 Hyundaii was damaged overnight. The rear passenger side window was broken by an unknown object.
  • Hanif Abdul Williams, 34, of East Orange, was arrested for an outstanding warrant July 23. Williams was lodged in the Somerset County Jail after he was unable to post bail.
  • Alexsandra Romayev, 21, of Branchburg, was arrested for an outstanding warrant July 24. She was lodged in the Somerset County Jail after being unable to post bail.
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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