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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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On July 10, 2017 at 1:40 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner along Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 30 year old female operator out of Little Falls for driving while intoxicated. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 11, 2017 at 1:58 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle after a citizen reported that it was being operated in an erratic manner. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 36 year old male operator out of Montclair for operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

On July 11, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for an observed equipment violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 36 year old male passenger out of Bayville for unlawful possession of prescription legend drugs. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On July 12, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., Ptl Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner along Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 21 year old male operator out of Cedar Grove for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 13, 2017 at 5:09 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation revealed that the 26 year old male operator out of East Orange was driving with a suspended license. It was also determined that he was wanted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department on an assault charge. He was taken into custody, processed and transported to the Essex County Jail.

On July 14, 2017 at 1:04 a.m., police received a call from Boonton Police reporting that they had recovered a vehicle possibly stolen from a Westland Road address. The resident had left the keys in the vehicle and did not realize it had been stolen. The vehicle was returned to the owner.

On July 14, 2017 at 2:20 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 40 year old driver out of Bayonne for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 14, 2017 at 11:31 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passifiume stopped a vehicle displaying dark window tint. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 28 year old operator out of Sayreville for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 15, 2017 at 11:17 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 37 year old operator out of West Orange for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On July 16, 2017 at 12:27 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle travellng at a high rate of speed on Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 27 year old male operator out of East Orange for possession of marijuana. 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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