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Westfield Police Blotter: 4 Cars Reported Stolen & More

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August 29, 2017 7:30 a.m.

A resident in the 0-100 block of Wychview Drive reported a theft of their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway on August 29, 2017. The resident received a Google Map text alert at approximately 2:40 a.m. on this day indicating the vehicle was turned on. The alert wasn’t noticed until 7:30 a.m. The stolen vehicle is described as a 2016 black-colored Mercedes Benz GLE CLS model valued at approximately $65,000. The vehicle also contained one pair of women’s black-colored Gucci sunglasses (approximate value $295), one pair of silver-colored Oliver People aviator sunglasses (approximate value $400), one iPad (approximate value $399) and one blue-colored iPad case (approximate value $5). The stolen vehicle was later recovered in Newark, NJ, by Westfield Police Detective Bureau.

 

August 29, 2017 3:32 a.m.

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A resident of the 500 block of Fairmont Avenue reports a theft of their motor vehicle, which occurred between 9:30 p.m. on August 28, 2017 and 3 a.m. on August 29, 2017, while it was parked in the driveway to the residence. The stolen vehicle is described as a 2015 gray-colored Chevrolet Suburban valued at approximately $65,000. The vehicle was left unsecured with a spare key left inside. The vehicle also contained one GoPro Hero Session 5 (approximate value $299.99), one child car seat (approximate value $80), one pair of Lily Pulitzer prescription eyeglasses (approximate value $300), three pairs of children’s headphones (approximate value $90), two Tommy Bahama beach chairs (approximate value $60), two adult passes to Monmouth Beach (approximate value $150) and one Monmouth Beach parking pass (approximate value $40). The stolen vehicle was later recovered in Newark, NJ, by the Westfield Police Detective Bureau.

 

August 29, 2017 10:41 a.m.

A resident of the 800 block of Fairacres Avenue reports a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway between 9:30 p.m. on August 28,2017 and 10 a.m. on August 29, 2017. The vehicle was unsecured at the time of the burglary. Unknown actor(s) entered the vehicle, a 2016 black-colored Audi, and retrieved one leopard print makeup bag containing two types of makeup (approximate value $30), one black and white-colored makeup bag (approximate value $10) and approximately $20 in change.

 

August 29, 2017 10:04 a.m.

A resident of the 300 block of South Euclid Avenue reports a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway between 4:30 p.m. on August 28, 2017 and 8 a.m. on August 29, 2017. The vehicle was left unsecured at the time of the burglary. Unknown actor(s) entered the vehicle, a 2011 white-colored Range Rover, and removed a Lord and Taylor shopping bag containing approximately $210 of various articles of clothing.

 

August 29, 2017 12:50 p.m.

A resident of the 0-100 block of Scudder Road reports a theft of their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway. They believe the theft occurred between 10 p.m. on August 28, 2017 and 12:45 p.m. on August 29, 2017. This vehicle was unsecured at the time of the theft. The stolen vehicle is described as a 2011 gray-colored Lexus RX SUV, valued at approximately $50,000. The vehicle also contained two women’s dresses from Lord and Taylor (approximate total value $400). The vehicle was later recovered in Newark, NJ, by the Westfield Police Detective Bureau.

 

August 29, 2017 10:47 p.m.

A resident of the 400 block of Tremont Avenue reports a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway between 11 p.m. on August 28, 2017 and 7 p.m. on August 29, 2017. The vehicle was unsecured at the time of the burglary. Unknown actor(s) entered the vehicle, a 2017 Mercedes Benz, and removed tax documents and other documents containing personal information.

 

August 29, 2017 10:21 p.m.

Officer McCarthy arrested Rashjon Staton, age 27, of Plainfield, NJ, for an outstanding traffic warrant ($89) out of the Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to turning himself in at headquarters. Subject was processed and released after posting requisite bail.

 

August 30, 2017 5:04 p.m.

A resident of the 500 block of Fairmont Avenue reports a theft of their vehicle’s front license plate, which occurred during the course of a motor vehicle theft involving the same vehicle. The vehicle in question, a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, was recovered stolen in Newark, NJ, by Westfield Police Detective Bureau on August 29, 2017. The resident responded to the Newark Police impound yard today and discovered their front license plate was stolen.

 

August 30, 2017 6:54 p.m.

A resident of the 800 block of Kimball Avenue reports a theft of their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway. The theft occurred between an unknown time August 27, 2017 and 6:54 p.m. on August 30,2017. The vehicle was unsecured at the time of the theft. The stolen vehicle is described as a 2016 BMW X5, white in color, valued at approximately $68,000. It is unknown at this time if there was anything of value inside the vehicle.

 

August 29, 2017 2 p.m.

Detectives Bruno and Merritt arrested Geovanni Hernandez, age 19, of Newark, NJ for burglary (motor vehicle) pursuant to a Westfield Police Detective Bureau investigation at Essex County Jail. Subject was issued a summons and released to Essex County Jail authorities, where he was remanded on unrelated arrest.

 

September 1, 2017 12:07 a.m.

Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested Alvaro Comeron-Garciabla, age 19, of Galloping Hill Road, Roselle Park, NJ, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Springfield Avenue and Woodbrook Circle. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after being issued a summons.

 

August 31, 2017 10:13 p.m.

Officers Martinez and Johnson arrested Jesse Simpson IV, age 27, of Plainfield, NJ, on the strength of an outstanding active warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Municipal Court in the amount of $250. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting bail.

 

September 1, 2017 11:46 a.m.

Officers Gill and Domanoski arrested Crystal Y Brown, age 51, of Elizabeth, NJ, for an outstanding traffic warrant issued by the Elizabeth Municipal Court subsequent to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to WPD, processed and released after posting $242 bail.

 

September 1, 2017 10:47 a.m.

A business on Laurel Place reported an incident of criminal mischief that occurred between August 31, 2017 at 10 p.m. and September 1, 2017 at 10:47 a.m. The suspect(s) damaged property on the premises with an approximate value of $500.

 

September 1, 2017 (No time given)

Officers McCarthy and Moya arrested Scott A. Frederick, age 48, of Westfield, NJ, for an outstanding traffic warrant issued by E. Greenwich Junction, subsequent to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to Westfield Police Department, processed and released after posting $208 bail.

 

September 2, 2017 1:51 a.m.

Sergeant Tango and Detective Bruno arrested Travail A. Boone, age 23, of Plainfield, NJ, on an outstanding Plainfield traffic warrant subsequent to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to WPD, processed and released after posting $250 bail.

 

September 2, 2017 (No time given)

Ms. Kaneisha A. Richards, age 22, of Irvington, NJ, was arrested and charged with possession of controlled dangerous substances (marijuana under 50 grams), possession of controlled dangerous substances (MDMA) and two counts of failure to make lawful deposition pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on South Avenue. Ms. Richards was also arrested on the strength of one outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Irvington Municipal Court. She was transported to Westfield Police headquarters for arrest processing without incident. Ms. Richards was released on a summons after posting the requisite cash bail.

 

September 2, 2017 6:25 p.m.

Rasheen Moore, age 38, of Newark, NJ, was arrested on the strength of multiple warrants for his arrest from Plainfield Municipal Court in the amount of $875. Further investigation revealed subject had an additional warrant for his arrest from Camden Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Subject was processed and unable to post bail and turned over to Plainfield Police Department.

 

September 2, 2017 5:48 p.m.

Tylah Boyce Jr., age 18, of Plainfield, NJ,  was arrested for possession of controlled dangerous substances, two counts possession with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances and two counts obstruction pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was processed and turned over to Union County Jail.

 

September 2, 2017 5:48 p.m.

Andrew Benjamin, age 24, of Plainfield, NJ, was arrested on two counts of possession of controlled dangerous substances and two counts of possession with intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances. Further investigation revealed that the subject had warrants for his arrest from the following jurisdictions: East Brunswick Municipal Court $2,000, South Plainfield Municipal Court $1,000 and Bridgewater Municipal Court $750. Subject was processed and turned over to Union County Jail.

 

September 3, 2017 3:27 p.m.

Roy Williams, age 43, of Scotch Plains, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Irvington Municipal Court in the amount of $500, pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was processed and posted bail.

 

September 3, 2017 11:24 p.m.

Jihad Bonds, age 22, of Piscataway, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $1,556. Further investigation revealed the following warrants: Bridgewater Municipal Court $1,328, New Brunswick Municipal Court $1,000 and South Plainfield Municipal Court $500. Subject was picked up at Bridgewater PD, transported to headquarters, processed and unable to post bail. Subject was held in cell no. 2 awaiting transport to Union County Jail.

 

September 3, 2017 1:50 a.m.

John Molinori, age 30, of Old Bridge, NJ, was arrested for driving while under the influence, pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and then released on recognizance and turned over to a responsible party.

 

September 4, 2017 7:44 a.m.

A resident from the 700 block of Clark Street reported the theft of packages from their front porch that occurred on September 3, 2017 between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.

 

September 4, 2017 10:35 a.m.

A resident from the 700 block of Clark Street reported the theft of packages from their front porch that occurred on September 2, 2017 between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

 

September 4, 2017 8:17 p.m.

Ashley Molinoy, age 21, of Linden, NJ, was arrested for possession of controlled dangerous substances pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released on a summons.

 

September 4, 2017 11:26 p.m.

Sterling Morrison, age 22, of Roselle, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Roselle Municipal Court in the amount of $340 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Further arrest revealed an additional warrant from West Orange Municipal Court for $100. Subject was processed and released on recognizance.

 

September 5, 2017 8:17 p.m.

A resident of the 700 block of Harding Street reported that his BMX, burgundy-colored “Kink” bicycle, valued at $400, was stolen from his residence. Bicycle was left unsecured and leaning on his garage. No suspect(s) information at this time.

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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