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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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On May 1, 2017 at 4:58 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle operator, a 40 year old male out of Jersey City, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 2, 2017 at 3:35 a.m., Lt. Erik Hansson checked on a male walking in the traffic lane along Pompton Avenue. It was determined that the 58 year old male out of Newark had been reported missing by his family earlier in the day. He was taken into protective custody and reunited with his family.

On May 2, 2017 at 7:44 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle operator, a 36 year old female out of Paterson was subsequently arrested after it was determined that her driving privileges were suspended. She was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On May 3, 2017 at 11:07 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle being operated with a suspended registration. The vehicle operator, a 27 year old female out of East Orange, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that her driving privileges were suspended. She was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 3, 2017 at 11:51 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle operator, a 28 year old male out of West Orange, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 4, 2017 at 4:10 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle with an expired registration. The vehicle operator, a 29 year old male out of Montclair, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 4, 2017 at 5:26 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas checked on the operator of a vehicle who appeared to be asleep behind the wheel in the Foodtown parking lot. The operator, a 63 year old male out of Millburn, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that he was operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drugs. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 5, 2017 at 12:05 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle operator, a 27 year old male out of Paterson, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that he was in possession of CDS (marijuana). He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 5, 2017 at 5:46 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle operator, a 27 year old male out of Newark, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 6, 2017 at 2:42 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for a speeding violation. . The vehicle operator, a 24 year old male out of Newark, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 6, at 2:26 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle after observing that an occupant was not wearing a seatbelt. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 28 year old passenger for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 6, 2017 at 3:05 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for multiple equipment violations. The vehicle operator, a 22 year old male out of West Orange, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 6, 2017 at 9:05 p.m., Officers responded the CVS at 387 Pompton Avenue for a reported shoplifting. Upon arrival they located the suspect attempting to enter an SUV in the fire zone in front of the store. A 35 year old female out of Verona was subsequently arrested for shoplifting. A 35 year old male occupant of the vehicle was also arrested on outstanding warrant from Little Falls Municipal Court. Both were later released with summonses to appear in court.

On May 7, 2017 at 11:01 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra stopped a vehicle for an improper turn. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the vehicle operator, a 24 year old male out of Orange, for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 8, 2017 at 12:45 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. It was subsequently determined that the 29 year old male operator out of Hackettstown, was driving a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drugs. He was later 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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