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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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June 26, 2017- July 2, 2017

On June 28, 2017 at 7:35 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 40 year old male operator out of Belleville for driving a vehicle with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 30, 2017 at 4:22 a.m., Ptl. Kyle Vergano stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 54 year old male operator out of Newark for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On July 1, 2017 at 11:07 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle after a random check on his mobile data terminal showed that the vehicle owner had a suspended driver’s license. The operator, a 53 year old male out of Union, was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 2, 2017 at 9:35 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck investigated a burglary to the Panther Park concession stand. Unknown actors entered the structure and removed numerous beverages. Earlier in the week unknown actors had damaged the block exterior of the building. Anyone with information about these incidents should contact the detective bureau.

On July 2, 2017 at 6:57 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 24 year old male operator out of Paterson. He was charged with possession of marijuana, hindering apprehension by providing false information to a law enforcement officer and driving without a license. He was processed and turned over to Paterson Police for an outstanding traffic warrant.

On July 2, 2017 at 11:29 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for speeding along Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 38 year old male operator out of Easton, PA for driving with a suspended license. He was processed 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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