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Westfield Resident Charged with Check Fraud


6/11 – 1246 hrs., Alicea, John Jr., 24, of Bayonne, NJ, arrested at Summit Police Headquarters for Theft of Moveable Property

6/29 – 1242 hrs., Lamaison Tejera, Sofia Valeria, 23, arrested at Rt. 24/Rt. 78 for Driving While Suspended and Contempt of Court

6/30 – 0048 hrs., Horn, Leroy, 47, of Summit, NJ, arrested at Morris Avenue and Lincoln Avenue for Driving While Suspended, Driving While Intoxicated and Traffic on Marked Lanes

6/30 – 2013 hrs., report of theft of red and black DK MMX bicycle from the property of the Summit Community Pool sometime between 4:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., this date

7/05 – 0602 hrs., report of unlawful entry to vehicle discovered in progress by victim at a Hobart Avenue residence at approximately 6:00 a.m., this date. Actors gone on patrol’s arrival. Unknown if anything missing at this time.

7/05 – 1542 hrs., report of damage and unlawful entry to a vehicle while it was parked in the Overlook Hospital East Garage sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 3:40 p.m., this date. Driver’s side front window smashed and (2) GPS units valued at a total of $300.00 missing from vehicle

7/06 – 0845 hrs., Wright, Clifford Jr., 26, of Somerset, NJ, arrested at Morris Avenue and Denman Place for
Driving While Suspended and Safety Glass Requirement

7/06 – 2207 hrs., Alexander, Charles P., 24, of Summit, NJ, arrested at residence for Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution DPO and Contempt of Court

7/07 – 0158 hrs., Morgan, Annastasia A., 23, of Summit, NJ, arrested at Rt 24/Rt 78 for Contempt of Court

7/08 – 1314 hrs., Scott, Shuan C., 26, of Westfield, NJ, arrested at residence for Forgery – Check Fraud 3rd Degree

7/08 – 2042 hrs., Morris, Qwanesha Tyann, 27, of Roanoke, VA, arrested at Springfield Avenue for Driving While Suspended

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