Police Blotter

May 11, 2021

5/2/2021 12:04 a.m. — Motor Vehicle Burglary A resident on the 300 block of Vernon Place reports that unknown actor(s) entered their neighbor’s vehicle. The vehicle was left unlocked and parked in their driveway. The victim stated that no items were stolen from the vehicle. There are no arrests ...

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4/27/2021 at 4:03 a.m. — Home burglary, Vehicle Theft A resident in the 300 block of Hillside Avenue reports unknown person(s) committed criminal mischief by breaking the glass portion of a door to their residence. Actor(s) then committed a burglary to their residence by unlocking the door in ...

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4/22/2021 at 1:33 p.m. — Fraud, Identity Theft A resident of the 1100 block of Rahway Ave reported being a victim of identity theft and fraud. The victim stated that unknown actor(s) used his identity and filed an unemployment claim with the New Jersey Department of Labor. He was alerted to this ...

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4/14/2021 at 4:16 p.m. — Fraud, Identity Theft A resident of the 500 block of Boulevard reported being a victim of an identity theft and fraud. According to the victim, unknown person(s) used her identity to open a fraudulent Best Buy account and attempted to make $849 in unauthorized purchases.

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4/5/2021 at 11:16 a.m. — Fraud A resident of 100 block of Myrtle Avenue reported an incident of fraud. Victim stated that in January she was contacted on Instagram by an unknown actor who offered her high return rates on her investment if she invested with his company. Over the course of three ...

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3/29/2021 at 4:36 p.m. — Theft A resident of the 500 block of Cumberland Street reported that on March 29 between 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. an unknown person(s) stole a small garden flag from his front lawn. The flag was described as a red, blue and yellow flag honoring first responders. Owner ...

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3/21/2021 at 3:41 a.m — Found Property An anonymous citizen reported that he found a gray backpack in the parking lot of the North Side Train Station. The backpack and its contents were surrendered to the Westfield Police Department and it was secured for safekeeping. The Westfield Police ...

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3/15/2021 at 1:10 a.m. — DUI Officers arrested Tyler Geissel, 23, of Scotch Plains, for driving while under the influence in the area of Woodbrook Circle. Geissel was processed and released on summonses to a responsible party. 3/15/2021 at 8:34 p.m.— Drugs Police responded to a business on ...

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3/7/2021 at 11:10 p.m. — Motor Vehicle Theft A resident on the 100 block of Barchester Way reported that their 2018 BMW SUV was stolen from their driveway. The resident stated that they believe the vehicle was unlocked and their vehicle key was inside the vehicle at the time of theft. The ...

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2/28/2021 5:51 a.m. — DUI Officers responded to the area of W. South Ave and Palsted regarding a motor vehicle collision. The 9-1-1 caller stated a vehicle collided with a utility pole. Upon officers arrival they observed a severely damaged vehicle that impacted a utility, causing the utility ...

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2/22/2021 at 6:06 p.m. — Identity Theft A resident of the 700 block of Prospect Street reported being the victim of Identity Theft. The victim said that unknown person(s) attempted to apply for unemployment benefits using his information. He added that an attempt to open a new bank account was ...

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2/15/2021 at 2:51 a.m. — Fraud, Identity Theft A resident of the 500 block of Elm Street reports unknown persons used their social security number to make application for unemployment benefits through the state of New Jersey. Victim has suffered no monetary loss. 2/15/2021 at 10:28 a.m. — ...

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2/8/2021 at 9 a.m. — Fraud A resident in the 1000 block of Ripley Avenue reported being the victim of fraud by an online computer repair service he attempted to use. The online computer repair service, throughout the process of the computer repair, continued to request additional funds from the ...

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1/31/2021 2:04 a.m. — Fraudulent Government ID Officers Carrero and Bagan arrested Emily Loveras, 20 of Staten Island, NY for Possession of Fraudulent Government ID pursuant to a motor vehicle stop near the area of Raritan Road and Central Avenue in Clark Township resulting from a traffic ...

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1/27/2021 11:27 a.m. — Fraud A resident of the 700 block of Lawrence Avenue reports they were the victim of credit card fraud. The victim stated an unauthorized charge occurred in the amount of $400 on a credit card they were issued. 1/28/2021 at 3:02 p.m. — Criminal Mischief, Theft A ...

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1/17/2021 at 1:41 p.m. — Attempted Home Burglary A resident of 0 to 100 block of Wychview Drive reported an attempted burglary to her residence. The victim stated that between Jan. 16 at approximately noon and Jan. 17 at 1:40 p.m., unknown suspect(s) attempted to enter her residence by breaking ...

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1/12/2021 at 6:20 a.m. — Theft A resident reported that a sign on the front of their property in the 100 block of Madison Avenue was stolen. The theft occurred around 6:20 a.m. The value of the sign is estimated at $10. This is an ongoing investigation. 1/12/2021 at 7:13 a.m. — Motor Vehicle ...

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The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Jan. 3 - Jan. 8. 2021. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 1/3/2021 at 8:45 a.m. — Fraud A resident from the 70 block of ...

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12/27/2020 at 12:12 a.m. — DUI Officers Bagan and Santangelo arrested Shadia Warford, 29, of Toms River, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to an investigation into a motor vehicle crash in the area of Boulevard and Marlboro Street. Warford was transported to police headquarters for ...

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12/20/2020 9:58 a.m. — Theft The street sign at the intersection of Francis Terrace and Belmar Terrace was stolen. The sign in question is the street name signage. The approximate value of the sign and labor to replace the sign is $100. There are no suspects at this time. 12/22/2020 8:53 a.m.

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12/13/2020 at 11:15 a.m. – Motor Vehicle Theft A resident in the 100 block of Oxford Terrace reports that their vehicle was stolen while parked in their driveway. The vehicle was left unlocked with the vehicle keys inside the vehicle at the time of the theft. The vehicle is described as a 2019 ...

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12/7/2020 at 6 p.m. — Theft A resident from the 1000 block of Central Avenue reports being the victim of a theft. Victim states that they left numerous packages on the front porch of the residence to be picked up. The victim states that their Ring Doorbell system captured a video of a male, ...

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11/29/2020 at 3 p.m. — Bicycle Theft Between the hours of 3 p.m. and 5:13 p.m. a black colored Trek bicycle was stolen from Westfield Municipal Lot #5. The bicycle is valued at $500. There are no suspects. 12/1/2020 11:40 a.m. — Package Theft A resident reports that a suspect stole a ...

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The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Nov. 20 — 28. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 11/20/2020 at 7:55 p.m. — Suspicious Incident An employee from a business ...

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The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Nov. 15 – 21. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 11/16/2020 6:41 a.m. — Attempted Motor Vehicle Burglary A ...

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The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Nov. 8 – 14. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 11/8/2020 12:59 p.m. — Theft A resident of the 500 block of ...

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The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Nov. 1 – 7. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 11/1/2020 9:52 p.m. — Warrant Arrest Ranjeet Singh, 27, of ...

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The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Oct. 25 – Oct. 31. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 10/31/2020 at 2:30 a.m. Officers arrested Michael Leahy, ...

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The following is the Westfield Police Department blotter for Oct. 18 – 24. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. 10/19/2020 8:45 a.m. — Theft, Criminal Mischief Milton Lee, 44, ...

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The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Oct. 11 – 17. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. 10/11/2020 at 9:57 a.m. — Shoplifting Officers responded to CVS on West South Avenue on a ...

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