February 16, 2017 12:58 a.m.

Miriam Gerges, age 22, of Livingston, NJ, was arrested on the strength of two outstanding warrants out of Westfield Municipal Court ($1,500) pursuant to a prisoner pick-up at the Livingston Police Department. She was transported to Westfield Police department headquarters where she was processed and held in lieu of bail.

February 17, 2017 9:03 p.m.

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Timothy L. Richardson, age 35, of Garwood, NJ, was arrested by officers Forcenito and Fourre for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Central Avenue and Washington Street. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released with a complaint-summons.

February 17, 2017 11:18 a.m.

Officer O’Holla filed a report regarding a fraud identity theft for a victim in the 500 block of Clark Street. The victim reported that suspect(s) unknown obtained his Chase credit card number and charged $2,000 on it at Best Buy in Union. Chase canceled the card and their fraud department is investigating.

February 17, 2017 5:21 p.m.

A resident of the 700 block of Scotch Plains Avenue reported being the victim of a fraud identity theft. The victim stated that actor(s) unknown opened a PayPal account in her name, ran up $579.55 in charges and attempted to charge another $11,041.97. PayPal loss prevention is investigating.

February 18, 2017 12:11 a.m.

Officers Natale and Martinez arrested Bryan Menjivar, age 18, of East Third Street, Plainfield, NJ, for distribution of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of W. North Avenue by Edgewood Avenue. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released with a mandatory Union County Superior Court date.

February 18, 2017 11:44 p.m.

Officers Carrero and Desiato arrested Khadija Seidu, age 20, of Salem Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ, on the strength of an outstanding warrant issued by Irvington Municipal Court in the amount of $343 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Springfield Avenue and Woodbrook Circle. Subject was transported to headquarters where she was released after posting full bail.

February 20, 2017 10:01 p.m.

Officers Natale and Johnson arrested Jihad Baker, age 23, of Leslie Street, Hillside, NJ, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Springfield Avenue and Woodbrook Circle. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released with a complaint-summons.

February 21, 2017 1:56 a.m.

Officers Natale and Johnson arrested Jonathan Hishmeh, age 31, of Harrison Avenue, North Plainfield, on the strength of Springfield Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $539. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released after posting full bail.