EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An early-morning robbery of east Brunswick's Wal-Mart led to a motor vehicle stop led to four arrests for shop-lifting and possession of stolen property.
On July 26, 2018 at 4:08 am, patrols unit were dispatched to Walmart, 290 Highway 18, for the report of a shoplifting as four suspects were fleeing the store with merchandise, says a reported issued by the East Brunswick Police Department today.
Ptl. Matthew Egnasko arrived at Walmart and was advised by store security that three (3) Hispanic males and one (1) Hispanic female fled the store and left the area in a blue Toyota with a NY Registration.
A short time after, Ptl. Ryan Welch and Ptl. Christian Rodriguez observed a blue Toyota matching that description pulling into the parking lot of Studio 6, 246 Highway 18 and initiated a motor vehicle stop with the suspect vehicle.
While speaking with the occupants, the officers observed in plain view merchandise that still had store tags on them throughout the vehicle. Subsequent investigation revealed the merchandise has been stolen from Walmart.
The merchandise, which totaled $1,261.22, consisted of clothing, baby formula, cosmetics and a bicycle.
All four occupants, Daniel Arias-DeLarosa, 21, Perth Amboy, NJ, Rayniel Ortega, 27, New York, NY, Saida Mamudoski, 22, Bronx, NY and Dionis Blandino, 24, New York, NY, were charged with Shoplifting and Possession of Stolen Property.
Additionally, Mamudoski was charged with being a Fugitive from Justice. Arias-Delarosa, Ortega and Blandino were released on their own recognizance. Mamudoski was transported to the Middlesex County Adult Correctional Center in North Brunswick due to an outstanding warrant.