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Westfield Police Blotter: Two Arrested in Bike Thefts, Car Reported Stolen & More


October 4, 2017 7:15 p.m.

A resident of the 100 block of Tudor Oval reported a theft of a bicycle. Victim stated that his daughter’s blue “Trek” bicycle was stolen by unknown actor(s) from a bicycle rack at the Westfield High School. This incident occurred on October 4, 2017 between 1:45 p.m. and 1:50 p.m.


October 4, 2017 6:58 p.m.

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A resident of the 600 block of Dorian Road reported being a victim of theft. Victim stated her silver “Trek” bicycle was stolen from the South Side Train Station between September 29 2017 and October 4, 2017. Approximate value of the stolen bicycle is $300.


October 3, 2017 5:58 p.m.

Two juveniles were arrested for stealing bicycles subsequent to an ongoing investigation by the Westfield Police Department Detective Bureau regarding multiple stolen bicycles. The juveniles were transported to WPD processed and released to responsible adults.


October 5, 2017 1:02 p.m.

An employee from a business in the 200 block of Central Avenue reported the theft of approximately $1,000 worth of electronics on September 2, 2017 and $500 worth of electronics on September 15, 2017.


October 6, 2017 6:21 a.m.

A resident from the 100 block of Hardwick Avenue reported the theft of their RX3 Lexus from their driveway between 9 p.m. on October 5 2017 and 6:21 a.m. on October 16, 2017.


October 6, 2017 11:55 a.m.

Officers Kleeman and Gill responded to Matawan Police Department to take custody of Joel Hoye, age 35, of Keyport, NJ, who was wanted on several Westfield warrants with bail totaling $4,750. Subject was transported to WPD, processed and committed to the Union County Jail.


October 6, 2017 9:47 a.m.

A resident from the 700 block of St. Marks reports being the victim of fraud. Victim states that unknown partner gained access to their information and opened numerous fraudulent cards.


October 6, 2017 12:43 p.m.

A Cranford resident reports being a victim of theft. Unknown actors stole the victim’s bicycle. Victim states that the bike was worth $350.


October 6, 2017 12:43 p.m.

A victim from the 300 block of Dudley Avenue reports being the victim of a theft. Unknown actors stole the victim’s bicycle worth $258.


October 6, 2017 12:43 p.m.

A resident from the 300 block of the Boulevard reports being the victim of a theft. Victim states that unknown actor(s) stole the victim’s bicycle worth $480.


October 6, 2017 5:44 p.m.

A resident from Hazel Avenue reports being the victim of a theft. Victim states that unknown actor(s) stole the victim’s bicycle worth $300.


October 6 2017 10:12 p.m.

Kim Marie Buontempo, age 49, of Westfield, NJ, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while driving under the influence. Subject was processed and held in Cell No. 2.


October 7, 2017 6:15 p.m.

Officers Weiss and Carrero arrested Ian Romanello, age 27, of Garwood, NJ, on the strength of an outstanding ACS Warrant out of the Roselle Park Boro Municipal Court in the amount of $1,400 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of South Avenue East and Maple Street in Garwood, NJ. Subject was transported to Westfield PD Headquarters where he was processed and released on his own recognizance.


October 7, 2017 6:06 p.m.

Officers Weiss and Carrero arrested Ian Romanello age 27, of Garwood, NJ, on the strength of a Roselle Park Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1,900. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and turned over to Roselle Park Police Department.


October 8, 2017 5:51 p.m.

Officers O’Holla and Johnson arrested Isaiah Stubbs, age 23, of Roselle, NJ, for shoplifting $98.50 worth of merchandise from a business in the 600 block of North Avenue West. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released with a complaint summons.


October 9, 2017 4:38 p.m.

A men’s silver and red “Giant Rincon” mountain bicycle was found in the 600 block of Hanford Place. Bicycle was secured at headquarters for safekeeping.


October 9, 2017 5:57 p.m.

A blue and white bicycle with a red stripe Fuji L700 was recovered near the intersection of Elm Street and Cowperthwaite Place. Item was seized for safekeeping and transported to headquarters.

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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