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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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On May 30, 2017 at 5:06 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. The vehicle operator, a 26 year old male out of Bloomfield, was subsequently arrested after he was found to be in possession of CDS (cocaine).  He was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 30, 2017 at 8:48 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. The vehicle operator, a 36 year old male out of Union City, was arrested for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. At the time of his arrest he was in possession of CDS (cocaine). He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 31, 2017 at 3:08 p.m., officers responded to a dispute at Canterbury Nursing Home. An investigation revealed that two employees had been involved in a physical altercation. One of the employees was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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On May 31, 2017 at 11:35 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation revealed that the 53 year old male operator out of Pennsylvania was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 31, 2017 at 11:44 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation revealed that the 21 year old male operator out of Cedar Grove was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 1, 2017 at 5:31 p.m., officers responded to a reported shoplifting at the CVS store at 1041 Pompton Avenue. The actor had fled prior to police arrival. Surveillance video was obtained and the incident is under investigation.

On June 1, 2017 at 9:20 p.m., Ptl. Kyle Vergano investigated a motor vehicle crash on Montclair Avenue. The investigation led to the arrest of one of the vehicle operators. A 36 year old female out of West Orange was arrested for possession of CDS (cocaine, heroin). She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 3, 2017 at 9:24 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle with an expired registration. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 21 year old female operator out of Bloomfield for possession of CDS (marijuana). She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 4, 2017 at 2:34 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 34 year old male operator out of Verona for possession of CDS (marijuana). He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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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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