Noise Complaint – Wayside Lane – Officers responded to a noise complaint of a large party and upon arrival observed several dozen groups of people fleeing the scene. The homeowner stated that someone posted on Snap Chat that a party was taking place at their residence which caused a multitude of people, unknown to the resident, to show up at their home uninvited.
Several arrests were made as a result of pursuits made by Officers via motor vehicles and on foot.
The first motor vehicle pursuit resulted in the arrest of Daniel Marte, 19, of Moonachie. He was transported to Headquarters, and charged with Third (3rd) Degree Eluding, and issued the following motor vehicle summonses: Careless Driving, Disregard Stop Sign, Failure to Give Proper Signal, Failure to Comply With Direction of Officer, Safety Glass Requirement (Cracked Windshield), advised of his Court date and released on his own recognizance.
Two passengers in the above vehicle; Brandon Graham, 19, of Saddle Brook, and Anthony Ortiz, 19, of Hasbrouk Heights, were also placed into custody and transported to Headquarters. Both actors were charged with Possession of Marijuana < 50 grams, which were placed on summons, printed, processed, advised of their mandatory Court dates and released from custody.
A second motor vehicle pursuit resulted in the arrest of Lionel Aladin, 21, of Maplewood, who was transported to Headquarters, charged with Eluding, issued multiple motor vehicle summonses for: Failure to Use Headlights; Improper Passing; Careless Driving; Obstructed View Windshield; Failure to Signal; Driving While Suspended; Leaving the Scene; Driving Without Insurance; Failure to Produce License, Registrations or Insurance Card; Failure to Report Accident; Reckless Driving; and transported to the Essex County Correctional Facility.
A foot pursuit took place after one of the partygoers was punched in the face. The actor fled from Officers on foot. Tyler Caillet, 19, of Millburn, was taken into Police custody where he was charged with Simple Assault, Eluding by Flight, and also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Hawthorne. Hawthorne PD released Mr. Caillet on his own recognizance with a new Court date. Nutley Police transported him to the Essex County Correctional Facility.
Theft – Stockton Place – Response was made to the residence on a report of a past occurred theft. The victims stated that they noticed an Alienware laptop and the charging cable, valued at $4,000, had been taken from the kitchen table of the residence. Both parties further stated they noticed sometime this morning that two of the kitchen windows had been left unlocked and were slightly open. The serial number for the laptop was provided and entered as stolen. Detective Bureau is investigating.
Motor Vehicle Stop – Washington Avenue – A motor vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of the driver, Elizabeth Dacic, 47, Nutley, who was transported to Headquarters without incident. She was issued the following summonses: Operating Under Influence of Liquor or Drugs, Failure to Install Interlock/Drive Car W/O Interlock, Consent to take samples of breath, record, Refusal to submit to chemical test, penalties, advised of her mandatory Court date and released from custody.
Fraud – Officers responded to the area in regards to a report of fraud. The victim stated that they responded to an ad for an apartment for rent to share. After making contact with the “landlords” the victim traveled to the apartment to see it and provided the “landlords” $500 plus a $250 deposit. A move in date of 9/1/19 was agreed upon by all parties. Afterwards, it was found that the “landlords” were not the actual owner of the property and that the transaction was a scam. Detective Bureau was notified of the incident.
Fraud - Headquarters received a walk in report of fraud. The victim stated they received a letter in the mail from a collection agency indicating they owed $931.85 for a phone account they did not open or authorize. The cellular company was contacted and advised of the incident. They requested a Police report to initiate an investigation. It should be noted that the victim never received any prior bills, letters, or phone calls regarding the cell account. No further action.
Theft – Franklin Avenue – Officers responded to the area on a report of a package theft. The victim stated that they purchased a pair of denim overalls worth approximately $55.00 that were delivered to the front hallway of the residence. When the victim went to retrieve their item, they found the plastic bag had been ripped open with the contents missing. Detective Bureau was notified.