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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

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On May 4, 2018 at 2:58 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for not having an inspection decal and an obstructed windshield. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 28 year old male operator from Paterson for driving with a suspended license and having a suspended registration. His vehicle was impounded and he was released with a summons to appear in municipal court.  

On May 4, 2018 at 5:29 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck arrested a 39 year old female from Cedar Grove for driving while intoxicated. The female had driven to the police department to discuss an unrelated incident when the officer determined she was under the influence of alcohol. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 5, 2018 at 12:25 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for speeding on Pompton Avenue. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 21 year old male operator from Orange for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.  

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On May 5, 2018 at 1:28 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Heck stopped a vehicle after a random plate check revealed that the registration was expired. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 56 year old male operator from Boonton for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

On May 5, 2018 at 4:50 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for having tinted front windows. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 22 year old male driver from Orange for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.  

On May 5, 2018 at 1:28 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle after a random plate check revealed that the registration was expired. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 56 year old male operator from Montclair for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

On May 6, 2018 at 1:45 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume located a suspicious vehicle in Community Park. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of one of the occupants, a 19 year old male from Bloomfield, for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 5, 2018 at 1:28 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle after a random plate check revealed that the registration was expired and suspended. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 35 year old male operator from Bronx, NY for driving with a suspended license. His vehicle was impounded and he was released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

On May 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio responded to a Chestnut Court address on a report of a burglary. The resident returned home after being away and discovered that someone had forced open a garage window. Some of the rooms were found ransacked. The detective bureau is investigating the incident.

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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