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Millburn Traffic Stops Lead to Arrests


On September 27, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Goldfarb responded to Millburn Optical on a report of an individual in the store who had previously shoplifted. John Cantone, age 57 out of Hackensack, was located and provided false information concerning his identity. The investigation led to Mr. Cantone’s arrest for hindering and active warrants out of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department, Morris County Sheriff’s Department, Maplewood, and Springfield. Mr. Cantone was issued a summons and released to the Union County Sheriff’s Department. 

On September 29, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2009 Honda Civic on Rt 124 near Kings supermarket for an inoperable headlight. The investigation led to the arrest of the 24 year old driver Stevan Morgan out of Vauxhall for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Morgan was issued a summons and released.

On September 29, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Royce stopped a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer on JFK Pkwy South near the Hilton for having tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of the 28 year old driver Karzaer Jackson out of Newark on an outstanding traffic warrant out of Newark. Mr. Jackson was issued a summons and released with a new court date.

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On October 1, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Kostovski responded to the South Orange Police Department on a warrant arrest. Alysha Murray, age 30 out of Irvington, was placed under arrest on 2 outstanding Millburn criminal warrants and remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

On October 2, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Laverty stopped a 2000 Mercury Sable after the driver disregarded a red traffic light on Essex St. The investigation led to the arrest of the 51 year old driver Joe Williams Jr out of West Orange on outstanding criminal warrants out of Elizabeth and Cedar Grove. Mr. Williams Jr. was issued a summons and released with new court dates. 

On October 2, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Lipke responded to Starbucks on Millburn Ave on a report of forgery. Starbucks personnel report a black male wearing all grey attempted to pass a counterfeit $100.00 bill. The transaction was declined and the subject left the store. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

On October 2, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Wichelns stopped a 2002 Honda Accord on Rt 124/Lakeview for having tinted windows. The investigation led to the arrest of 26 year old Alsharif Legette out of Irvington on outstanding criminal warrants out of Newark and Jersey City. Mr. Legette was released with a new court date. 


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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