South Plainfield, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department has made an arrest in the Dec. 7, 2016 theft of recently delivered packages to residents of South Plainfield.
Wlias A. Melasquez-Yllanes, 43, of South Plainfield, was arrested on Dec. 19, 2016, by South Plainfield detectives following an investigation. According to police, Melasquez-Yllanes would follow Fed-Ex delivery trucks as they delivered packages and then steal the packages.
Melasquez-Yllanes was charged with theft, receiving stolen property, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
Anyone who has additional information can contact Det. Craig Magnani at (908) 226-7682 or Det. Sgt. Garrett Cassio at (908) 226-7662.
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