01/14/2020 6:48 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Thomas Spear, P.O. John Rovetto, P.O. Juan Rodriguez, P.O. Javier Gutierrez & Det. Paul Donohue responded to the area of ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, after a male shoplifter fled from the store. Joshua Vandunk, age 30 of Paterson, was located near Fair Lawn Avenue Bridge and was arrested when unpaid items, totaling $54.35, were found in his possession. A Dewalt drill that did not belong to Vandunk and needles were also found. He was released after being charged with shoplifting, possession of stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needles.

01/17/2020 2:38 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Brandon Loaiza & P.O. Tiller Uriarte responded to the area of CVS Pharmacy, 29-00 Broadway, after a male shoplifter had fled the store and arrested Robbie Thompson, age 54 of East Orange, after he was captured nearby with unpaid items totaling $331.71. He was released after being charged with shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia.

01/20/2020 10:34 pm Wanted Person: P.O. John Rovetto initiated a motor vehicle stop on 11th Street at Campbell Road and arrested the operator, Eddie Matias, age 45 of Paterson, after an arrest warrant out of Passaic County was located. He was handed over to the Passaic County Sheriff׳s Department. 

Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.