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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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March 20 th – March 26, 2017

On March 20, 2017 at 8:23 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a motor vehicle for failing to stop at a red traffic signal. It was determined that the 28 year old male operator out of Little Falls was driving a vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested and processed at police headquarters. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 22, 2017 at 1:41 p.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers responded to 85 Pompton Avenue to check on a female driver slumped over in a parked vehicle. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 40 year old driver out of Cedar Grove. She was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drugs. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On March 22, 2017 at 6:22 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas responded to a report of an attempted fraud against a township resident. The resident was selling a used hospital bed on Craigslist. A potential buyer sent a fraudulent money gram to the seller for payment. The incident is being investigated by the detective bureau.

On March 22, 2017 at 7:49 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a motor vehicle for an equipment violation. It was determined that the 43 year old male operator out of Cedar Grove was driving a vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested and processed at police headquarters. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 23, 2017 at 1:23 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the discovery of marijuana inside the vehicle. The operator, an 18 year old male from Nutley, was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 24, 2017 at 11:14 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 35 year old male operator out of Paterson for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was processed at police headquarters and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 24, 2017 at 8:29 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch stopped a motor vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 23 year old operator out of West Caldwell on drug paraphernalia charges. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 25, 2017 at 2:40 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a motor vehicle after he observed that the operator was not wearing a seatbelt. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 29 year old male operator out of Clifton for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On March 26, 2017 at 11:25 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a motor vehicle that was traveling in excess of the posted speed limit. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the vehicle operator for driving with a suspended license. He was processed at police headquarters and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

*********All persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty. ********

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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