On November 15, 2012 at approximately 10:20 pm, Sgt. Sean Plumstead arrested 39 year old Matthew Bishop of Mount Arlington, NJ. After stopping Bishop’s vehicle for motor vehicle violations, Sgt. Plumstead observed a glassine bag containing suspected heroin on the floorboard of the vehicle in plain view. While speaking to Bishop about the heroin, Sgt. Plumstead observed a white powdery substance in Bishop’s right nostril. When Sgt Plumstead’s investigation was complete, Bishop was arrested for his violations. He was charged with use of a cell phone while driving, being under the influence of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bishop was released on his own recognizance pending a mandatory court appearance.
On November 19, 2012 at approximately 9:15 pm, Ptl Sean McCarthy arrested 20 year old Kevin Londonobenjumea of Madison, NJ. McCarthy was detailed to the Madison Shell Station on report of an individual attempting to pass fraudulent US currency. During his investigation, McCarthy observed a bag containing suspected marijuana as well as an open container of alcoholic beverage. Londonobenjumea was then arrested for his violations. He was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and possession of a controlled substance in a motor vehicle. He was released on his own recognizance pending a mandatory court appearance.
On November 27, 2012 at approximately 8:15am, a Madison resident reported a burglary to his motor vehicle. The Hempstead Court resident advised that when he went to his vehicle that morning, he observed that his wallet, an Apple iPod, and some change were missing. This investigation has been turned over to the Madison Police Detective Bureau. Anyone having information about this occurrence is urged to call the Madison Police Department.
On November 30, 2012 at approximately 5:45pm, Ptl James Cavezza arrested 48 year old Janice Kraemer of Madison, NJ. After being dispatched to the area of Alexander Avenue to check the welfare of an alleged intoxicated person, Cavezza came into contact with Kraemer. A records check indicated that there were three active warrants for Kraemer’s arrest, one from Rockaway Borough in the amount of $1266, one from Wharton Borough in the amount of $500, and one from Rochelle Park in the amount of $250. Cavezza arrested Kraemer on the strength of the warrants. Kraemer was then transferred over to the Morris County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.
On December 1, 2012 at approximately 12:30pm, Ptl James Cavezza arrested 30 year old Eric Edmondson of Madison, NJ. Cavezza stopped Edmondson’s vehicle after a random license plate look up revealed that his driving privileges were suspended. A further records check indicated that there were two active warrants for Edmondson’s arrest, one from Pequannock in the amount of $350 and the other from Chatham Borough in the amount of $150. Cavezza arrested him on the strength of the warrants. He was also issued a motor vehicle summons for driving while suspended. Edmondson posted bail and he was released pending a court appearance.
On December 2, 2012 at approximately 11:30am, Ptl. James Cavezza arrested 20 year old Isiah Tinay of Linden, NJ. Cavezza stopped Tinay’s vehicle for an equipment violation and determined his driving privileges were suspended. A further records check indicated that there was an active warrant for Tinay’s arrest from Linden in the amount of $385. During the investigation, Cavezza detected an odor of raw marijuana emanating from the vehicle. After conducting an investigation, Tinay was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance in a motor vehicle, driving with a suspended license, and loud exhaust on a motor vehicle. Tinay was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.
On December 2, 2012 at approximately 11:30pm, Ptl. Vincent Dellavalle arrested 21 year old RM of Chatham, NJ. Dellavalle stopped the vehicle that RM was a passenger in for an equipment violation. During the investigation, Dellavalle detected an odor of raw marijuana emanating from the vehicle. After an investigation, various items containing marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located in the motor vehicle. He was arrested and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance. The driver of the vehicle was issued a motor vehicle summons for the brake light violation and was released from the scene.
On December 3, 2012 at approximately 11:00 am, Sgt. Sean Plumstead arrested 48 year old Michael Italiano of Livingston, NJ. A random license plate check of Italiano’s vehicle revealed an active warrant for his arrest from Ocean County in the amount of $5000. After stopping the vehicle, Plumstead arrested Italiano on the strength of the warrant. Italiano posted bail and was released pending a court appearance.
The following are some of the calls for service that the Madison Police Department handled during the past few weeks: 32 Motor Vehicle Crashes, 61 Medical Calls, 39 Alarm Calls, 9 Animal Complaints, 21 Assist Citizen Calls, 10 Motor Vehicle Lockouts, and 12 Calls to assist another Police Agency.
All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.