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Westfield Police Blotter: $200 Worth of Items Stolen from Vehicle & More


November 1, 2017 4:52 p.m.

Officers O’Holla and Habeiche arrested Carl Bravo, age 51, of Garwood, NJ, for two outstanding traffic warrants out of the Westfield Municipal Court, totaling $134, pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on North Avenue East near Elmer Street. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released on his own recognizance pending a municipal court date.


November 1, 2017 9:05 p.m.

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Officers Santangelo and Habeiche arrested Deric Coleman, 22, of Plainfield, NJ, for one outstanding warrant ($500) out of Plainfield Municipal Court pursuant to a motor vehicle stop near North Avenue and Charles Street. He was transported to headquarters where he was processed and later turned over to Plainfield police.


November 2, 2017 12:54 a.m.

Officers Pollock and Natale arrested Larry B. Reliford at the Cranford Police Department on an outstanding Westfield Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $999. He was transported back to headquarters where he was held on bail awaiting his court appearance.


November 2, 2017 1:16 a.m.

Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested Morell Smith, 27, of Newark, NJ, on an outstanding traffic warrant ($500) out of Newark Municipal Court pursuant to a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Lawrence Avenue. He was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released on recognizance pending a new court date.


November 2, 2017 8:58 p.m.

Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested Marquetia Chrisimon, age 38, of Irvington, NJ, for possession of drug paraphernalia and on the strength of three warrants: Essex County (no bail), Newark Muncipal Court ($200) and Plainfield Municipal Court ($120) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and turned over to Essex County sheriffs.


November 2, 2017 9:09 p.m.

Officers Bagan and Pollock arrested Victoria N. Bernhard, age 19, of Brooklyn, NY and Eric Romulus Jr., age 20, of Brooklyn, NY pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on North Avenue and Prospect Street. Bernhard was arrested for possession of marijuana under 50 grams. She was processed and released with a summons. Romulus Jr. was arrested for obstructing the administration and he was transported to headquarters, where he was processed and released with a summons.


October 30, 2017 3:11 p.m.

A blue Huffy Tundra mountain bike was reported as abandoned by a resident from the 100 block of East Grove Street. Westfield officers responded to the area and located the bicycle but were unable to identify the owner. The bicycle was transported to WPD and secured for safekeeping until the owner is located.


November 5, 2017 9:05 p.m.

Talisha M. Marcella, age 42, of Brooklyn, NY, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $1,500. Subject was picked up at Union Police Department. Further investigation revealed the following warrants from South Amboy Municipal Court ($1,000), Holmdel Municipal Court ($1,000) and Pequannock Municipal Court ($350). Subject was processed and unable to post bail. Subject turned over to Union County Jail.


November 6, 2017 10 p.m.

A resident from the 100 block of Jefferson Avenue reports being the victim of theft. Unknown actor(s) gained entry to their unsecured vehicle and stole $200 worth of items from the vehicle.

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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