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Westfield Police Blotter: Vehicle Stolen, Business Burglarized & More

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December 19 2017 4:26 p.m.

A resident of Boynton Avenue reported that they were the victim of identity theft. The victim stated that unknown actor(s) opened a charge account in their name, charging over $1,500.

 

December 21, 2017 2:38 p.m.

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Yaqub Abdur-Rahman of Plainfield, age 27, was arrested on the strength of two outstanding warrants. One warrant was from Plainfield Municipal Court in the amount of $500. The other warrant was from North Plainfield Municipal Court in the amount of $500. This arrest was as a result of a motor vehicle stop. Abdur-Rahman was transported to WPD and processed. He was held pending transport to Plainfield Police Department.

 

December 21, 2017 9:53 a.m.

A resident of Cedar Terrace reported than on Dec. 17, 2017, between the hours of 8:45 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. items from their vehicle were stolen. The vehicle was parked in the area of Hiawatha Drive at the time of the theft. A cellular phone and $100 US currency were reported as stolen. As per the victim the vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft.

 

December 23, 2017 9:19 p.m.

A business located on the 300 block of W. South Avenue reports being the victim of a theft/burglary. Unknown parties broke into the business and removed unknown items from the business.

 

December 23, 2017 11:36 p.m.

Jillian Harz, age 35, of Fanwood was arrested for driving while under the influence. Subject was processed and released to a responsible adult.

 

December 26, 2017 11:41 a.m.

A resident of North Plainfield reported that their vehicle was stolen while parked in the area of Lawrence Avenue and Watchung Fork. The victim reported that their vehicle was left unlocked with the keys in the vehicle. The theft occurred between 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 25, 2017 and 11:41 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2017.

 

December 26, 2017 3:27 p.m.

A resident of Chestnut Street reported that they were the victim of identity theft. The victim stated that unknown actor(s) opened a bank account in their name charging over $4,000.

 

December 26, 2017 2:45 p.m.

Michael Quintero, 35, of Linden, NJ was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant from North Plainfield Municipal Court. Michael Quintero was arrested after a motor vehicle stop on Central Avenue by Sycamore. Quintero was released on recognizance after being transported and processed at Westfield Police Department.

 

December 26, 2017 9:15 p.m.

Officers R. Johnson and Forcenito arrested Benny Rowland Jr., age 49, of Newark, NJ, on the strength of an outstanding Westfield Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1,500. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and transported to the Union County Jail in lieu of 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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