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Police Blotter

September 21, 2021

9/10/2021 at 5 p.m. — Fraud A resident of the 1100 block of Boynton Avenue reported a fraud incident. According to the victim, he was contacted through an email by an unknown actor pretending to be a McAfee Antivirus Vendor. The actor advised the victim of an outstanding balance on his account ...

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9/5/2021 at 2:24 a.m. — Motor Vehicle - Burglary, Theft A resident of the 500 block of Hillcrest Avenue reports that her motor vehicle was burglarized and found to have approximately $8.00 in coins stolen from the interior. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence. A motion sensor ...

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8/30/2021 at 11:57 p.m. — Motor Vehicle - Burglary, Theft Between the hours of 1900 and 2330 hours, a resident on the 800 block of Oak Avenue reported a burglary to his vehicle. The suspect(s) gained entry into his unlocked vehicle which was parked in the driveway. The suspect(s) stole a metal ...

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8/22/2021 at noon — Theft by Deception A resident in the 1100 block of Boynton Avenue reported that they believe they were a victim of a Theft by Deception. The victim stated that an unknown caller contacted her and requested assistance. The resident then purchased two Visa gift cards (each ...

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8/15/2021 at 12:48 p.m. — Attempted Home Burglary An officer located damage to a property while conducting a premise check on Fair Hill Drive. The officer contacted the owner of the property who confirmed the damage was new and as such an act of criminal mischief. It is apparent that this damage ...

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8/9/2021 at 3:44 p.m. — Theft A person staying at a residence on Moss Avenue reported being a victim of a theft. The victim stated that a bag containing clothing and other items was stolen. The bag may have been left outside the property when it was taken. The value of the contents of the bag is ...

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8/1/2021 at 2:24 a.m. — DWI Officers Picciano and Went arrested Brian Bachmann, 23, of Westfield, for Driving While Intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle crash, which occurred on Lawrence Avenue near Sinclair Place. Bachmann was transported to headquarters for processing and later released to ...

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7/25/2021 at 3 a.m. — Vehicle Burglary Attempt A resident of the 900 block of Willow Grove Road reported that an unknown suspect attempted to gain access to their vehicle while it was parked. The suspect was unable to gain access to the victim's vehicle because it was locked. There was no damage ...

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7/20/2021 at 3:47 p.m. — Criminal Mischief A business owner on the 100 block of Quimby Street reported criminal mischief to their building. The business owner stated they observed two large phallus symbols spray-painted onto a wall accessible only by the roof of his building. The graffiti was ...

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7/11/2021 at 4:05 a.m. — DWI Officers Natale and Forcenito arrested Akerra Mitchell, 36, of Newark, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to a motor vehicle stop on the 400 block of East Broad Street. Mitchell was processed and released to a sober adult with a pending Westfield Municipal Court ...

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7/5/2021 at 12:49 a.m. — Fraud A resident of the 500 block of Downer Street reported being a victim of fraud. The victim stated that on July 3, 2021 he checked his Coinbase account and discovered that unknown actor(s) made several unauthorized and fraudulent transactions. Upon further review of ...

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6/28/2021 at 6:35 a.m. — Found Bicycle A passerby in the 500 Block of Edger Road reported an abandoned bicycle. The bicycle is described as a Silver Next Power Climber brand. The bicycle will be held for a designated time period pending being claimed by the owner. 6/28/2021 at 3:06 p.m. — ...

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