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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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May 14, 2018 – May 20, 2018

On May 14, 2018 at 5:57 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle without a front license plate and tinted windows. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 36 year old male driver from Paterson for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 15, 2018 at 8:31 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle with an obstructed windshield. It was determined that the 26 year old female driver had a suspended license. She was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On May 15, 2018 at 1:56 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle wanted for questioning for an incident that had occurred in North Caldwell. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 35 year old female operator for driving with a suspended license. A 32 year old male passenger was also arrested for outstanding warrants. He was later released on his own recognizance. The driver was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 16, 2018 at 6:04 p.m., officers responded to a Stevens Avenue address to investigate a burglary. The homeowner discovered that someone had forced open a window to gain access to the residence and then ransacked the bedrooms looking for valuables. The incident is under investigation by the detective bureau.

On May 17, 2018 at 10:38 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle after it failed to move over and slow down as it passed him during another motor vehicle stop. The driver, a 33 year old male from North Bergen, was arrested after it was determined that his license was suspended. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 17, 2018 at 11:59 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle after it came to an abrupt stop and delayed traffic on Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 19 year old female driver and 19 year old female passenger, both from Bronx, NY. Both were charged with possession of marijuana. The driver was also charged with possession of a fraudulent driver’s license. Both were released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 18, 2018 at 9:10 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check revealed that the driver had a suspended license. The 35 year old male driver from East Orange was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 19, 2018 at 7:48 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle after it failed maintain a lane on Pompton Avenue. The driver, a 23 year old female from Montclair, was arrested after it was determined that her license was suspended. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

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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