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Westfield Police Blotter: One Car Stolen, Several Others Burglarized & More

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June 19, 2018 8:011 p.m.

Joseph Stephens, age 39, of Elizabeth, NJ, was arrested for the outstanding warrant for his arrest from Newark Municipal Court in the amount of $750.00. Subject was processed and R.O.R'd. 

June 22, 2018 at 12:41 p.m.

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An employee of a gas station on South Avenue West reported a theft of services. The actor received $34.00 in gasoline and left without paying. 

June 23, 2018 11:43 a.m. 

A resident of the 500 block of Tremont reported that an incident of burglary to their motor vehicle occurred. The victim stated that the vehicle was parked in their driveway and unlocked. The victim said she observed items moved about the vehicle, but did not report any items missing at the time of the report. 

June 23, 2018 8:23 a.m. 

A resident of the 500 block of Fairmont reported that an incident of burglary to their motor vehicle occurred. The victim stated that the vehicle was parked in their driveway and unlocked. The victim said he observed items moved about the vehicle, but did not report any items missing at the time of the report. 

June 23, 2018 7:57 a.m.

A resident of the 500 bock of South Euclid reported their motor vehicle stolen from their driveway. The victim stated the vehicle was parked unlocked with the keys in the vehicle. The vehicle is described as a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee black in color with an approximate value of $20,000.00. 

June 23, 2018 10:06 a.m.

A resident of the 500 block of St. Marks reported that an incident of burglary to their motor vehicle occurred. The victim stated that the vehicle was parked in the driveway and unlocked. The victim said she observed items moved about the vehicle, but did not observe any items missing at the time of the report.

June 23, 2018 10:46 a.m.

The complainant reported that they parked a motor vehicle they were responsible for in the area of St. Marks and S. Euclid. The complainant reported that an incident of burglary to motor vehicle occurred while it was parked and unlocked. The complainant stated she observed items moved about the vehicle, but did not report any items missing at the time of report.

June 23, 2018 12:53 a.m. 

The residents of the 900 block of Cranford Ave reported that an incident of burglary to both their motor vehicles. Both vehicles were parked in their driveway and unlocked at the time of the incident. One of the victims stated that she observed items moved about both vehicles. The victim stated that no items appeared missing from one vehicle. However, a tote bag valued at $25.00 was taken from the other vehicle.

June 23, 2018 11:05 a.m. 

Earl Grant, age 50, of the Bronx, NY was arrested by Officer Jackus and Officer Wierzbicki for forgery, exhibiting a false government identification and resisting arrest. Grant was arrested in the area of North Ave and Central Ave. Grant's arrest was a result of an investigation involving a business on Central Ave. Grant was transported from the scene to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed. Grant was later remanded to the Union County Jail.

June 21, 2018 9:17 p.m. 

Officers Freeman and Riga arrested Brian M. Hernandez, 30 of Montclair, NJ at Cranford Police Headquarters on the strength of Westfield Traffic and Woodbridge Traffic Warrants in the amount of $324.00. He was transported to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed and released after posting $324.00 cash bail. 

June 23, 2018 9:42 a.m.

Officer Forcenito arrested Dimitri Smith, 20, of Union and Lealani Dasilva, 18, pursuant to active warrants as a result of a motor vehicle stop. Dasilva was arrested on the strength of an active Union Municipal Court traffic warrant in the amount of $89.00. Smith was arrested on the strength of a union Township Criminal Warrant of $1318.00 and a Wall Township Criminal Warrant of $500.00. Both parties were transported to Headquarters, processed, and T.O.T. Union Police Department.

June 23, 2018 7:49 p.m.

 A resident of Lenox Avenue reports that her motor vehicle was burglarized between the hours of 8:30 p.m. on 6/22/18 and 2:30 p.m. on 6/23/18. No items were reported missing at this time.

June 23, 2018 12:21 a.m.

Utkarsh Patel was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Patel was stopped for a motor vehicle violation in the area of Central Ave and Washington St. Patel was subsequently arrested at the scene and transported to WPD HQ without incident. Patel was processed and released to a responsible adult. 

June 23, 2018 12:52 a.m. Xiaoyu Xi was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Xi was stopped for a motor vehicle violation in the area of Rahway Ave and Shackamaxon. Xi was subsequently arrested at the scene and transported to WPD HQ without incident. Xi was processed and released to a responsible adult. 

June 26, 2018 7:42 a.m. 

Kendrick Magazine, age 41, of South Plainfield, NJ was arrested on the strength of outstanding warrant for his arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $500.00. Subject dropped off by Middlesex County Sheriffs, processed and T.O.T. 

June 26, 2018 3:19 p.m. Odaliz Ratts, age 24, of Plainfield, NJ was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $1,000.00. Upon further investigation it was discovered that the subject had another outstanding warrant for her arrest from Cranford Municipal Court in the amount of $250.00. Subject was picked up from South Plainfeild PD and transported to WPD for processing. Subject was processed and placed in cell #2 waiting for transport to CCC Jail. 

 

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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