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Westfield Police Blotter: Reported Burglary, Fraud & More


May 26, 2018 1:44 p.m.

James M. Cypher, age 63, of Oakland, NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle investigation in the area of East Broad Street. Subject was escorted to Westfield Police Headquarters where he was processed and held until sober.


May 26, 2018 2:18 a.m.

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Matthew J. Misiuk, age 29, of Kenilworth, NJ was arrested for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Westfield Municipal Court ($1,000) pursuant to a prisoner pick up at the Kearny Police Department. He was transported to Westfield Police Department where he was processed and held in lieu of bail.


May 27, 2018 1:29 a.m.

Don V. Edwards, age 52, of Plainfield,  NJ was arrested for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a traffic stop in the area of West South Avenue. He was transported to Westfield Police Department where he was processed and released to a responsible adult.


May 27, 2018 9:35 a.m.

A business located on the 200 block of Central Avenue was reported to have been burglarized. Unknown actor(s) gained entry through a rear door, which was reported to be locked. Once access was made, unknown actor(s) appeared to have rummaged through areas of the business. Employees are reporting that nothing appears to have been taken at this time. The burglary appears to have occurred between 4:45 p.m. on May 26, 2018 and 7:30 a.m. on May 27, 2018.


May 27, 2018 10:50 a.m.

Pursuant to another call for service, it was discovered that an attempted burglary occurred to a business located on the 200 block of East North Avenue. Unknown actor(s) attempted to gain access through a rear door and were unsuccessful.


May 27, 2018 6:53 p.m.

A resident of Fairacres Avenue reported illegal dumping in the area of South Chestnut Street and Fourth Avenue. Subject reportedly dumped numerous trash bags into a dumpster without authorization to do so.


May 27, 2018 7:45 p.m.

Officer Gill and Officer Riga arrested Marc Raynor, age 30, of Roselle Park, NJ on the strength of an outstanding Union County Sheriff’s Office no bail NCIC warrant pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Sycamore Street and Irving Avenue. Subject was transported to WPD headquarters where he was processed and later transported to the Union County Jail.


May 28, 2018 10:17 p.m.

Officers Gill and Weiss arrested Christopher Colon, age 18, of Elizabeth, NJ for possession of controlled dangerous substances under 50 grams pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of East South Avenue and Windsor Avenue. Subject was also found to have an active outstanding no bail Union County Sheriff’s Office NCIC warrant. Subject was transported to WPD headquarters where he was processed and placed in a WPD holding cell awaiting pickup by Union County Sheriffs.


May 29, 2018 12:13 a.m.

Officers Bagan and Riga placed Gustavo Mosquera, age 38, of North Plainfield, NJ under arrest on the strength of an outstanding Westfield ATS warrant in the amount of $500 at Union County Police Department. Subject also had an outstanding warrant out of the Plainfield Municipal Court in the amount of $250. Subject was transported to WPD where he was processed and released with having posted the full bail amount.


May 28, 2018 3:29 p.m.

A resident of Colonial Avenue reports being the victim of a burglary to a motor vehicle and a theft. Victim states that between May 27, 2018 and May 28, 2018, unknown actor(s) entered his vehicle and removed a bag containing numerous documents and miscellaneous items.


May 29, 2018 2:58 p.m.

A resident of Central Avenue reported that they were a victim of a fraud. The victim stated that a person claiming to work with a company that they have done business with in the past purchased $370 for a service that was not provided, as the individual had no affiliation with said company.

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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