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New Providence Police Blotter for August 13-19, 2017


The information provided herein may not represent the total scope of police activity. Anyone charged as a result of a police investigation is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

CDS ARREST: On August 13, 2017 Patrolman Nicholas Guerriero arrested Tyrell Bramble of Bronx, New York for possession of CDS/Marijuana. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Union Avenue where Mr. Bramble was found to be in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana. Mr. Bramble was transported to the police department, processed, and released with a mandatory court appearance. He was also charged on a motor vehicle summons with having unclear license plates.

WARRANT ARREST: On August 14, 2017 Patrolman Nicholas Guerriero arrested Quaniesh Rumph of Orange, New Jersey on an active no bail child support warrant out of Union County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Rumph was also found to have two active warrants out of Irvington, New Jersey Municipal Court as well. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Diamond Hill Road. Mr. Rumph was transported to the police department, processed, and subsequently lodged in the Union County Jail.

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WARRANT ARREST: On August 15, 2017 Patrolman David Rodriguez arrested Danielle Fairfax of Linden, New Jersey on an active warrant out of Union Township Municipal Court. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Southgate Road where Mrs. Fairfax’s vehicle was found to have an expired registration, no insurance, and her driver’s license was suspended. Mrs. Fairfax was transported to the police department, processed, and subsequently released on her own recognizance by Union Township Police. She was issued summonses for driving while suspended and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. A mandatory court date was given.

THEFT: On August 16, 2017 a resident of Sulfrian Road reported a theft from their residence sometime between 8:00AM and 8:00PM on August 15th. The victim reported that jewelry and foreign currency, worth approximately $14,000.00, was stolen. Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious actively/person(s) in this area during the reported time frame is requested to contact Detective Andrew Diamond at 908-665-8275 or adiamond@nppolice.org.

FRAUD/ID THEFT: On August 17, 2017 a resident reported that unknown person(s) had opened a credit card account using their name and address. Several thousand dollars in charges were made on the credit card before the fraud was discovered. The Detective Bureau is investigating.

2 ASSAULT: On August 17, 2017 an employee of a Spring Street business reported that he was assaulted by a former co-worker. The co-worker was no longer on scene and the victim denied any medical attention. The matter is under investigation by the Detective Bureau.

FRAUD/ID THEFT: On August 19, 2017 a resident reported that unknown person(s) had made several thousand dollars in fraudulent charges to their credit card. The resident was able to stop the charges from being completed and the matter is being investigated by the Detective Bureau.

From August 13, 2017 through August 19, 2017, the police department responded to or initiated 452 calls for service. These calls included but are not limited to, 17 medical service calls, 5 fire calls, 100 property checks, and 71 traffic enforcement details.

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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