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November 7 - 14, 2016

On Tuesday, November 8th, at 12:26 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas initiated a motor vehicle stop for an observed violation.  As the officer secured the operator’s credentials, he detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the passenger compartment of the vehicle.  A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the vehicle operator, Jimmy Delgado-Gutierrez, 28, of Totowa, after he was found to be possession of CDS marijuana (under 50g).  It was also determined that Delgado-Gutierrez was operating the vehicle with suspended NJ driving privileges, in addition to being wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant issued by the Paterson Court.  The defendant was processed on all charges and released after posting the required bail.

On Tuesday, November 8th, at 4:42 p.m.,  Ptl. Joseph Ligas initiated a motor vehicle stop for an observed violation.  A subsequent check of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) computer revealed the operator’s NJ driving privileges were under suspension.  The 30 year-old operator, Robenson Colin of Irvington, was arrested on the charge, processed at police headquarters and released pending a Municipal Court appearance.

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On Tuesday, November 8th, at 8:19 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella initiated a motor vehicle stop for an observed violation.  A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 46 year-old operator, Cheryl A. Burden of Little Falls, after it was determined her NJ driving privileges were under suspension and she was wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant issued by the Little Falls Court.  Burden was processed at police headquarters and released after posting the required bail.  

On Wednesday, November 9th, at 11:32 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch initiated a motor vehicle stop after observing the vehicle operator using a cell phone while driving.  A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 26 year-old operator, Aubrey L. Legreide of Hackettstown, after it was determined her NJ driving privileges were under suspension and she was wanted on an outstanding traffic warrant issued by the Morris Plains Court.  Legreide was processed on all charges at police headquarters and released pending court appearances in the involved courts.

On Friday, November 11th, at 1:25 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Russomanno initiated a motor vehicle stop for an observed violation.  A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 29 year-old operator, Robert C. Connors of South Orange, on charges his vehicle was unregistered and his NJ driving privileges were under suspension.  Connors was processed at police headquarters and released pending a Municipal Court appearance.         

On Monday, November 14th, at 6:36 a.m., a Franklin Street resident reported some unknown person had entered her parked vehicle sometime during the overnight hours and removed a wallet that had been left in the vehicle.  The victim reported that she became aware of the theft after receiving a call from an individual stating that he found the stolen wallet in the roadway on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona.  Arrangements are being made to retrieve the wallet and determine what is missing.  Residents are advised to lock and alarm their vehicles when unattended and to properly secure all valuables.  

The Cedar Grove Police Department requests that the public report all suspicious activity observed, as it occurs.  The police department telephone number is 973-239-4100 and in case of emergency 9-1-1.  All reports are investigated and all assistance is appreciated.

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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