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Westfield Police Blotter: Three DWIs in Two Nights & More

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March 23, 2017 2:09 a.m.

Officers Martinez and Natale arrested Ernesto Atoche, age 18, of Linden, NJ, for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Also arrested was Jessenia Atoche-Murillo, age 23, of Linden, NJ for possession of marijuana under 50 grams pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Central Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue. Both subjects were transported to headquarters, processed and released with a summons.

March 23, 2017 3:25 a.m.

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Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested Geoffrey Otondi, age 30, of Mallory Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, on the strength of a Westfield Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500 and a Bedminster Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $215. Total amount of bail is $715 at Eatontown Police Department. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed after posting full bail.

March 23, 2017 8:31 p.m.

Officers Natale and Martinez arrested Valerie Romero, age 28, of Edison, NJ, on the strength of a Woodbridge Municipal Court in the amount of $150 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Central Avenue and Oxford Road. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting full bail.

March 24, 2017 1:09 a.m.

Officer Habeiche arrested Stanley Wasowski, age 48, of Lehigh Avenue, Cranford, NJ, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of North Avenue West by Clark Street. Subject was transported to headquarters, where he was processed and released to a sober adult.

March 24, 2017 1:09 a.m.

Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested Andrew Guirguis, age 25, of Shirley Street, Plainfield, NJ, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of South Avenue and Tuttle Parkway. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released to a sober adult.

March 25, 2017 12:17 p.m.

George E. Withers, Jr., age 52, of Westfield, NJ, responded to Westfield Police Department to satisfy an outstanding traffic warrant issued by Fanwood Municipal Court. Subject was processed and released after posting $90 cash bail.

March 24, 2017 at 10:18 p.m.

Officers Forcenito and Santangelo arrested David Zuniga, age 34, of Clover Street, Elizabeth, NJ, on the strength of an Elizabeth Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $150 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of North Avenue and Clark Street. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting full bail.

March 25, 2017 2:23 a.m.

Officers Natale and Santangelo arrested Larry Fritcher, age 50, of Central Avenue, Plainfield, NJ, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of Lamberts Mill Road and Raritan Road. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released to a sober adult.

March 25, 2017 1:32 p.m.

Officers Gill and McCarthy arrested James Williams, age 31, of South Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ, on the strength of the following warrants: Roselle Park Municipal Court in the amount of $750, Weehawken Municipal Court in the amount of $539 and Harrison Municipal Court in the amount of $100. Total amount of bail is $1,389. Subject was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released after posting full 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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