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Westfield Police Blotter: NCAA Champion Ring Reported Stolen & More


July 25, 2017 3:16 p.m.

Terry A. Simons, age 29, of South Amboy, NJ, responded to WPD to satisfy an active Westfield traffic warrant with bail set at $500. Subject was processed and released after posting the full cash bail.


July 26, 2017 3:47 p.m.

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Officers Johnson and Kenny arrested Oscar Rodriguez, age 42, of Elizabeth, NJ, at Middlesex County Jail for an outstanding Westfield warrant with bail set at $1,028. Subject was transported to WPD, processed and committed to the Union County Jail.


July 29, 2017 4:05 p.m.

Officers Donovan and Penn arrested David A. Reverendo, age 19, of Westfield, NJ, for shoplifting pursuant to an investigation in the 100 block of Elm Street. Subject was transported to HQ, processed and released on a summons pending a municipal court date.


July 29, 2017 7:53 p.m.

Officers Natale and Santangelo arrested Amos Ballah, age 23, of Plainfield, NJ, for possession of controlled dangerous substances/marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on Rahway Avenue, near Terminal Avenue. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released on a summons with a pending court date.


July 29, 2017 2:11 p.m.

A resident of the 500 bock of Trinity Place reports that her son was the victim of a theft. She stated that her son's NCAA Champion ring was stolen during a recent move. The approximate value of the ring is $12,000.


July 29, 2017 12:22 a.m.

Officer Bagan and Santangelo arrested Haress Goodson, age 39, of Woodbridge, NJ, on the strength of an active Roxbury Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $289. Subject was transported to headquarters, where he was processed and released after posting full bail.


August 1, 2017 1:52 a.m.

Edelmiro Torres, age 47, of Plainfield, NJ, was arrested for an outstanding criminal warrant ($2,500) out of Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to a prisoner pickup at Fanwood Police Department. Subject was transported to Westfield Police Department where he was processed and held in lieu of bail.

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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