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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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On May 22, 2017 at 6:39 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. The vehicle operator, a 33 year old male out of New York, NY, 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 22, 2017 at 7:44 p.m., Ptl. Kyle Vergano stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 35 year old male operator out of Montclair for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 23, 2017 at 2:47 p.m., Ptl. Kristian Schneider stopped a vehicle that was reported to be driving erratically. The vehicle operator, a 21 year old male out of Lincoln Park, was subsequently arrested after it was determined that his driving privileges were suspended. He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On May 24, 2017 at 11:41a.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check on his MDT revealed that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The vehicle operator, a 34 year old male out of Wayne, was subsequently arrested and later released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 25, 2017 at 11:47 a.m., Ptl. Michael Grasso stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. It was subsequently determined that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The 28 year old male operator out of Newark was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 26, 2017 at 3:33 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for an observed equipment violation. It was subsequently determined that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The 36 year old male operator out of Elizabeth was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 26, 2017 at 5:51 p.m., Ptl. Kyle Vergano stopped a vehicle for an observed equipment violation. It was subsequently determined that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The 21 year old female operator out of Orange was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 26, 2017 at 11:11 p.m., Ptl. Kyle Vergano stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check on his MDT revealed that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The vehicle operator, a 31 year old female out of Milford, was subsequently arrested and later released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 26, 2017 at 11:46 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation revealed that a 39 year old male passenger out of Cedar Grove was wanted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department on outstanding criminal charges. He was arrested and transported to the Essex County Jail.

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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