On 07/01/2018, reports were made with the Randolph Police Department regarding the theft of a motor vehicle which had been parked in a driveway on Ursula court. In addition, several other vehicles in the area were broken into and property was taken. The thefts were investigated by members of the Randolph Police Department, and as a result of the investigation on 7/25, 2018, Shakir Kelly, age 25 of Irvington, NJ was arrested by Det. Kurt Edelman and charged with two counts of burglary, three counts of theft, one count of Conspiracy, and one count of credit card theft. Mr. Kelly was processed and detained in the Passaic County Jail where he was being held on separate charges filed in Passaic County. Also as a result of the investigation, on 7/29/2018, Kendel Smith, age 18 of Irvington NJ was arrested by Det. Neil Caufield and charged with burglary, theft and conspiracy. Mr. Smith was processed and later transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility.
On July 1, 2018, Kenneth Verpent, age 54 of Dover, NJ was arrested by P.O. Ian Green on active warrants which were issued by the Old Bridge Municipal Court and the Wharton Municipal Court. Mr. Verpent was transported to the Randolph Police Department where he was processed and released ROR by both Old Bridge and Wharton with new court dates.
On July 3, 2018, Andres Arias, age 28, of Randolph, NJ was arrested by P.O. Kyle Hefferon and charged with being in possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Arias was transported to the Randolph Police department where he was processed. Mr. Arias was released ROR with a Court date at the Randolph Municipal Court.
On July 5, 2018 Kwame Kemp, age 37 of Paterson, NJ was arrested by P.O. Kyle Hefferon on active warrants issued by the Paterson Municipal Court. Mr. Kemp was transported to the Randolph Police Department where he was processed and later turned over to the custody of Officers from the Paterson Police Department.
On July 7, 2018, a Mendham resident reported to P.O. Michael Shoudy that while his vehicle was parked at a business on Sussex Turnpike, an unknown person entered it and took his I-phone 6. The phone was valued at approx. $500.00 .
On July 10, 2018, a Randolph resident reported to P.O. Michael Shoudy that she had received a phone call from a male who identified himself as being from Microsoft Technical Support. The male advised her there were issues with her computer instructed her to pay for support with a Google Play card in the amount of $500.00. The unknown male called a second time the next day and said he found more serious issues and told the victim to purchase another Google Play Card to fix it. The victim later responded to headquarters and reported the scam.
On July 11, 2018, a Randolph resident reported to P.O. Stehpen Szilagyi that they received a phone call from a female advising that they were from Microsoft Azure and advised them that they found a virus on their computer, and someone was trying to hack their IP address. The caller advised the victim that they would have to pay using an Apple gift card. After a few days, the victims computer still did not work properly, the victim contacted the person who stated they fixed his computer and he told the victim to send additional Apple Gift cards to fix the problem. The victim realized the scam and reported the matter.
On July 21, 2018, Joseph Drury, age 68 of Denville, NJ was arrested by Lt. Jeffrey Gomez and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Drury was transported to the Randolph Police Department where he was processed and later released ROR with a Court date at the Randolph Municipal Court.