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On May 29, 2018 at 9:47 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella took a report of a burglary to a medical office on Pompton Avenue. An unknown actor had forced open the door to the office and removed cash and credit cards from a desk drawer. The incident is under investigation by the detective bureau.

On June 1, 2018 at 11:41 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle with an inoperable brake lamp. It was determined that the operators driving privileges were suspended. The 30 year old female driver from New Haven, CT was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 2, 2018 at 12:49 a.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch stopped a vehicle with dark tinted front side windows. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 18 year old male driver from Bloomfield for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

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On June 2, 2018 at 12:40 a.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for speeding along Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 23 year old female driver from Caldwell for possession of marijuana. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 2, 2018 at 4:01 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle after observing that the operator was not wearing his seatbelt. It was determined that the driver, a 23 year old male from West Orange, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 3, 2018 at 4:51 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella took a report of a fraud committed against a resident. The resident received a phone call from a person that identified himself as a PSE&G employee. He said she had not paid her PSE&G bill and owed them $492.10 or the electricity would be turned off. He convinced the victim to purchase MoneyPak cards from CVS to pay the outstanding balance and call him back with the card numbers for payment. The victim was defrauded $492.10. The incident remains under investigation.

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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