Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter - September 9

South Orange Police Blotter as of September 9

Suspicious person/warrant arrest; James Crump, a 20 year old Newark resident, was arrested on Monday, September 5, at approximately 7:20 p.m. after officers responded to a call of a suspicious individual seen going door to door in the Tuxedo park section of town. A responding officer located a subject matching the description walking on foot a short distance away. During the on-scene inquiry by the officer as to the individual's actions it was discovered that the subject had an outstanding warrant issued for his arrest stemming from a prior burglary offense out of the Township of Willingboro. The subject was placed into custody at the scene of the inquiry, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Burglary to apartment; A Mews Lane resident stated that sometime between midnight on Monday, August 29, and midnight the following day an unknown actor(s) had entered her residence and removed her iPod and her wallet. The victim stated that her wallet had been located by the main train station however, the cash inside of same had been removed. The victim believes the actor may have gained entry via an unsecured window. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

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CDS/arrest; Natalie McAlister, a 22 year old Hillside resident, was arrested on September 5, at approximately 12:05 p.m., after she was stopped for committing a motor vehicle violation on South Orange Ave. During the subsequent field investigation it was discovered by the officers conducting same that subject and driver of the vehicle was in possession of CDS (marijuana). The subject was placed into custody at the scene, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

DWI/arrest; Justin Wiggins, a 21 year old Newark resident, was arrested on September 2 at approximately midnight when the subject operating a motorcycle committed several motor vehicle infractions while traveling into and attempting to go through a DWI checkpoint. Officers conducting the checkpoint determined via the field sobriety tests that the subject was in fact intoxicated. The subject was arrested at the scene, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Attempted theft of vehicle; A Holland Rd. resident stated that sometime between 10 p.m. on August 31 and 8:30 p.m. the following day an unknown actor(s) had attempted to steal her vehicle (2007 Buick) by damaging the ignition. The vehicle was unlocked and parked in the driveway.

Theft from vehicle; A Church St. resident stated that sometime between 9:30 p.m. on September 1 and 5 p.m. the following day an unknown actor(s) had entered her unlocked vehicle (2014 Mitsubishi) and removed a car charger and loose change.



Warrant arrest; Tyrell Creighton, a 24 year old Newark resident, was arrested on Saturday, September 3, at approximately 1:40 p.m. after it was confirmed during a motor vehicle stop that the subject had outstanding warrants issued for his arrest out Englewood and Bloomfield.

Attempted burglary to vehicle/arrest; A 16 year old Newark resident was arrested on Sunday, September 4, at approximately 5:10 p.m. after he was observed with a second juvenile attempting to break into a vehicle (2003 GMC van) which was parked on Finlay Pl. The resident observing the incident notified the police and responding officers were able to apprehend the actor in the City of Newark while he was attempting to flee the scene on foot. The juvenile was transported into police headquarters and processed according. The passenger's side door lock had been pulled out as a result of the incident.

Attempted theft of vehicle; A Cameron Rd. resident stated that sometime on Sunday, September 4, between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., an unknown actor(s) had attempted to steal her vehicle (2009 Nissan) by prying open the passenger's side door and then damaging the ignition.

CDS/arrest; Ian Bingham, a 22 year old Irvington resident was arrested on September 5 at approximately 12:30 a.m. after officers responded to an anonymous call of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a vacant house on Vose Ave. During the on-scene investigation the officers discovered that the subject and occupant of the vehicle was in possession of CDS (marijuana). The subject was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of East Orange and one out of Newark for his arrest. The subject was taken into custody at the scene without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

DWI/arrest; Fernando Magana, a 38 year old Orange resident was arrested on September 5 at approximately 5:20 a.m. after an officer on routine patrol in an unmarked vehicle observed the subject vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road on a one way street (Milligan Pl.). During the on-scene investigation it was discovered by the officer that the subject behind the wheel, with the vehicle running and the car in drive was in fact intoxicated. The subject was arrested at the scene without incident, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

CDS/arrest; Jake King, a 20 year old Maplewood resident, was arrested on Friday, September 2, at approximately 12:12 p.m. after he was stopped during a DWI checkpoint being conducted on South Orange and during same was found to be in possession of CDS (marijuana). The subject was taken into custody at the scene, transported to police headquarters and processed accordingly.

Theft of tools; A victim stated that an unknown actor had entered the complex (apartments) located at Third and Valley and removed approximately $1,300 in tools from a large tool box after cutting off the lock. There were no signs of a forced entry into the complex. The incident occurred sometime between August 15 and August 31.

Burglary arrest; Derrick Haley, a 55 year old Union resident, who had recently been arrested and charged for committing burglaries to dwellings was additionally for burglary to a Holland Rd. dwelling after forensic evidence recovered by a detective matched the subject. The subject currently in custody in the Essex County jail was processed and served accordingly for the offense.

Criminal mischief; A Bayonne resident stated that on August 31 at approximately 10:15 p.m. three young black males attempted gain entry into the vehicle (2013 Ford) which was parked on Montrose St. on the Newark line. The driver's side door lock was damaged during the incident.

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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