On the morning of January 1, 2019 Emil Maumov, age 36 of Randolph, NJ was arrested by Lt. Jeffrey Gomez for driving while intoxicated and issued several summonses for various motor vehicle violations. Mr. Maumov was processed and released with a court date to appear in Randolph Township Municipal Court.
On January 1, 2019 John Milonas, age 57 was arrested for Criminal Trespass after being observed by P.O. James Pritchard Jr. walking around in commercial parking lot on Route 10. Subject was found to have locked himself inside a Dump truck on the property to eat. P.O Pritchard contacted the owner of the vehicle and confirmed that Mr. Milonas was not authorized to be in the vehicle.
On January 3, 2019 a Randolph Township resident reported her cell phone number was somehow stolen and transferred to another carrier. She noticed her cell phone was not working and upon calling her carrier, Verizon she learned of the number being stolen. There were three similar instances of this type during the week. This is a new style of identity theft wherein suspects steal the numbers to get through security protocols in order to access victims’ accounts. Victim was advised by Verizon they would work to rectify the situation.
On January 4, 2019 Jurel Watson, age 33 of Newark, NJ was arrested by P.O. Christopher Senyk for driving while intoxicated. Mr. Watson was issued several summonses for various motor vehicle violations and released with a court date to appear in Randolph Township Municipal Court.
On January 5, 2019 a Brandywine Court resident reported that 4 out of 5 vehicles parked in his driveway were burglarized. Items were stolen out of the center console including loose change, and wallets containing various bank cards and money. Another resident also reported her wallet and its contents were stolen from a friend’s vehicle while parked at business parking lot on Aspen Dr. The victim noticed the wallet missing after leaving the lot. She further stated that the items were most likely taken between 7:45 PM and 9:30 PM. There have several such incidents in various areas of the Township.
On January 7, 2019 a resident reported that a package was stolen from his residence. The resident called the company from which he ordered the item to inquire as to when it would be delivered and was told that the package was delivered on 12/26/2018.
On January 7, 2019 a resident reported two fraudulent purchases were made online on her credit card totaling $ 1,140.00. A neighbor brought over two packages to her that were given to her by a UPS driver. One package was in the victim’s name and other was in the name of another party. The UPS driver had left a note for the victim to contact him regarding a suspicious incident surrounding the packages. Upon the victim speaking to the UPS driver he informed her that a male driving an older model Mercedes with unknown NY plates tried to intercept the packages stating he was the victim. Driver did not release the packages to this person.
On January 7, 2019 P. O. Brian Brenckman issued a summons to Harrison F. Rupp age 31 for driving while suspended. Mr. Rupp was subsequently arrested on a warrant from the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department and turned over to them.
On January 8, 2019 several residents on Quail Run reported noticing foot prints in the snow near their vehicles parked in the driveway. Residents reviewed their surveillance camera and captured a vehicle, and a person is seen opening and entering resident’s vehicle and then leaving the property. Nothing was reported missing. There have been several similar incidents recently. Following an investigation by Det. Neil Caufield, Megan Roche 28 years old of Rockaway, NJ was arrested.
On January 8, 2019 Shauna M. McSpirit, age 23 of Mountain Lakes, NJ was arrested by P.O Jeremiah Crowley for driving while under the influence, following a motor vehicle accident while attempting to turn around in a residents driveway and striking trees on the property. Ms. McSpirit was issued several summonses for other motor vehicle offenses.
On January 9,2019 A Center Grove Village resident reported a suspicious female claiming to be JCP&L employee, described as average height approximately 5’6 and weight approximately 160 lbs. wearing a reflective vest . Subject came to her door stating they were having a billing issue and needed to enter her customer information to correct the problem. Resident did not provide any information to this party.
On January 12, 2019 Sgt. Brian McGaughran , Sgt. Jeffrey Goral and P.O. David Spence, along with Randolph Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the Quaker Village Apartment complex. All occupants were evacuated safely. It was determined the fire started in the oven.
On January 15, 2019 a motorist reported an incident of road rage while traveling South on Salem St towards Route 10 when he noticed driver behind him waving his arms and appeared angry. He continued to follow the victim onto Route 10 westbound; at this point he passed him and threw loose change at him. The license plate # given was found to not be on file, so a suspect could not be identified.
On January 15, 2019 A Randolph resident was victim of theft by deception. The victim received a call from someone posing as a representative from Microsoft who stated that he needed access to his computer to fix issues with his operating system. The victim granted the caller access to his computer and received several calls from him as he “fixed” the issue. The suspect told the victim that he needed to pay for his services in form of gift cards from “Google Play” and “ITunes”, totaling $1000. Victim purchased cards at CVS. He was told that Microsoft would later refund the money to his account after repairs were made. Victim later discovered the money was not refunded to his account nor were any repairs made to his computer.
On January 16 2019 several residents responded to Police Headquarters to report credit card fraud. One of the victims reported receiving a credit card in the mail which he did not apply for, another victim was notified by his credit monitoring company that an attempt was made to open an online credit account in his name. All parties advised to notify Social Security Administration of possibility their numbers may have been compromised.
On January 24, 2019 Lt. Christopher Giuliani and P.O. Stephen Szilagyi responded to a residential active fire on Ellam Dr. It was determined fire was not of a suspicious nature and started in upstairs bedroom, causing fire and smoke damage to second floor of residence. Occupants safely evacuated the home. Randolph Fire Department responded. Chester and Roxbury Fire Departments also responded to offer mutual aid.
On January 25, 2019 Sgt. Dan Nova, P.O. Jeremiah Crowley, and P.O Steve Szilagyi responded to NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Agency on Canfield Rd on a report of an individual attempting to pass another driver’s license as his own. Subsequently the individual, Sung H. Choi age 31 of Fort Lee, NJ was arrested and charged with Wrongful Impersonating, Obtaining and Using Another’s ID , and Hindering.
On January 27, 2019 Ronald R Anderson, age 39 of Randolph, NJ was arrested by P.O. Cory Frappier for Driving While Intoxicated, and issued several summons for other motor vehicle offenses. Mr. Anderson was released and given date to appear in Randolph Township Municipal Court.