Police Blotter

August 9, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Staten Island man was charged with shoplifting after being found with more than $600 worth of merchandise from Lord & Taylor at the Bridgewater Commons Mall July 21, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Timmie Vassor, 52, was charged with shoplifting, ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan woman was arrested July 12 for theft after police discovered she had stolen outdoor items from a Second Avenue home, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Erin Mahoney, 39, was charged with theft in the incident. Officer Kathleen Sausa investigated the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville woman was arrested for soliciting July 14 after police were called to 2nd Street on the report of a suspicious solicitor, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Ruth Archila, 46, was charged with soliciting without a permit, registration for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting more than $400 worth of merchandise from Macy's at the Bridgewater Commons Mall July 7, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Sara Morales-Silva, 51, was charged with shoplifting after she was found ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Two juveniles were charged June 30 with underage possession of alcohol after they were seen leaving a liquor store on West Somerset Street with alcohol, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. According to the report, at about 8:04 p.m., a 17-year-old Raritan juvenile ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Newark man was arrested June 20 for allegedly shoplifting two pairs of sunglasses, worth almost $1,000, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Joshua Kelly, 27, was charged with shoplifting, after he was found with the sunglasses, worth a combined $945, from ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are investigating a report of a theft of more than $2,000 from a vehicle parked at the Home Depot, in the Bridgewater Towne Center, according to a report. A Hillsborough resident reported June 3 at about 5:58 p.m. that his vehicle had been ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Three teens were charged with underage possession of alcohol following a motor vehicle accident on Route 202 May 27, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Gabriella Fitzpatrick, 18, of South Bound Brook, Jaime Cuzzocrea, 19, of South Bound Brook, and Kaitlyn Behr, 19, ...

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Editor's Note: A previous report about a theft was removed because the charges were dismissed. BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A resident of Janine Way reported May 22 that there was damage to a window on her 2001 Toyota Sienna, while it was parked overnight, according to a report from Bridgewater Township ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Highland Park woman was arrested May 18 for driving while intoxicated, and issued other summonses, after she was pulled over for a motor vehicle violation on East Main Street, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Ismary Argueta, 29, was issued motor vehicle ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are investigating a report of a theft of a Children's Miracle Network donation bin from convenience store on Route 22 May 21, according to a report. According to the report, a Speedway employee reported that someone stole the bin from the counter ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Vauxhall man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after being stopped on Route 22 West May 11, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. James Scott, 37, was charged after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation. Scott was issued motor vehicle ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Police are investigating a report of a theft of a box truck from the Avis Car Rental, on North Bridge Street, in the overnight hours of May 5 through May 6, according to a report. According to the report, a 2015 Hino box truck was stolen from the lot during the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are investigating a report of theft at Bloomingdale's in the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to this week's police blotter. According to the report, an employee reported April 27 that someone had stolen clothing valued at $2,175 from a display ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested on two separate occasions for hindering apprehension, according to a Raritan Borough Police report. Korey Osto, 32, was arrested twice for hindering apprehension after providing Sgt. Everett Holt and Officer Kathleen Sausa with a false name during an ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bound Brook man was arrested April 18 at about 9:13 p.m. for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Commons Way, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. According to the report, Demetrio Vargas-Ponce, 56, was issued summonses for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police responded to a car fire in the parking lot of Wendy's, on Route 22 East April 9, but the fire was not deemed suspicious, according to a report. According to the report, an unoccupied 2003 Infinity G35 caught fire. A 2010 Honda CRV, which was parked ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two were arrested March 31 for a theft of over $600 worth of merchandise from Lord & Taylor, in the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Mariam Erkomaishvili, 35, of West Orange, and Mikheil Jalali, 38, of Brooklyn, were arrested ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Three were arrested at the Bridgewater Commons Mall March 25 after Bridgewater Township Police were called to investigate a report of a theft of an iPad from Auntie Anne's, according to a report. Jawan King, 23, of North Plainfield, Luquan Henderson, 24, of East Brunswick and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are investigating reports of mailboxes damaged on Garretson Road, Stony Brook Drive and Rolling Hills Road March 18, according to a report. A resident of Garretson Road reported March 18 that their mailbox had been intentionally damaged, the report ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bound Brook man was arrested March 16 after being found with clothing from Macy's in the Bridgewater Commons Mall, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. David Meladze, 26, was charged with shoplifting and possession of burglar's tools. According to the ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Dunellen man was arrested for simple assault after police were called to a fight in progress on East Somerset Street, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Franklin Cardenas-Hernandez, 34, was charged with simple assault in the incident March 11. According to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Piscataway woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after she was stopped on Route 22 East Feb. 24, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Dinay Hernandez-Lopez, 22, was charged with driving while intoxicated after she was stopped for a motor vehicle ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan man was arrested Feb. 26 for a strong arm robbery at the Stop and Shop that had occurred on Nov. 29, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. David Kopf, 36, was arrested for simple assault and theft for the November incident. According to police, the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two men were banned from the Bridgewater Commons Mall for five years after being arrested Jan. 31, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police. Michael Kolba, 18, of Clinton, and Victor Tranquilli, 19, of Hampton, were charged with disorderly conduct at the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Chimney Rock Inn employee reported a vehicle burglary Feb. 9, according to a report from the Bridgewater Township Police. According to the report, someone smashed the window of a 2003 Ford F250 while it was parked at the restaurant at 1E Chimney Rock Road, and removed a ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Warren man was arrested Feb. 1 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Wayne Krause, 68, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and speeding after being pulled over on Route 22 ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested for obstruction after he attempted to flee from an officer trying to pull him over Feb. 6, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Erick Colon-Rodriguez, 29, also received several motor vehicle summonses, including driving with a suspended ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police made several arrests for thefts in multiple businesses around town at the beginning of February, according to this week's police blotter. Michael Smith, 21, of New York, was arrested Feb. 1 for shoplifting after he was allegedly found with $100 worth ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Philadelphia woman was arrested after a report was called in to police that she was refusing to leave a home on Gaston Avenue after she was asked to because she was intoxicated, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police. Kathleen Keenan, 46, was arrested Jan. 31 for ...

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