LIVINGSTON, NJ — Between July 11 and July 18, Livingston police reported the following incidents, including three overnight thefts and two motor vehicle stops that led to arrests.
Sometime over night from July 10 into July 11, an unlocked 2017 BMW X6 Wagon was entered and items were missing from the vehicle, which was parked at 25 Glannon Road. According to police, the owner's wallet was found on Yale Court later in the day. An unlocked 2018 Audi Q5 wagon was also entered at 98 Falcon Road and items were reported missing from the vehicle.
Two Schwinn bicycles were stolen from 17 Claremont Drive the same night. According to police, both bikes—one a 26-inch, light-blue bike, and the other a 26-inch lavender bike—were both near the garage door at the time they were taken.
On Friday, a motor vehicle stop was conducted on S. Livingston Avenue and Amelia Drive around 12:30 a.m. According to police, the operator was not maintaining his lane on South Livingston Avenue.
As the officer was conducting his investigation, the driver, identified as 20-year-old Robert Spichiger from Annandale, was found to be in possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) under 50 grams. He was arrested and charged, and was also issued a motor vehicle summons, before being released on his own recognizance.
On Sunday, at approximately 11 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle that was driving without its headlights on. During the investigation, Omar Turner, 25, of Newark, was arrested and charged with hindering by providing a false name and date of birth, knowing that his license was suspended, according to police. He was also issued motor vehicle summons.
Police said that the passenger, Zaniyyah Wheeler, also of Newark, was issued a motor vehicle summons for allowing Turner to operate her vehicle knowing that his own license was suspended. Both of these individuals were released on their own recognizance.