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Westfield Police Blotter: Car Scratchings, Car Burglaries Continue & More


July 2, 2018 11:37 p.m.

Chad Doriral, age 32, of Brooklyn, NY was arrested for possession of CDS pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Subject was processed and released on summons.

July 3, 2018 11:08 p.m.

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Divine Kennedy, age 19, of Newark, NJ was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Westfield Municipal Court in the amount of $1,000.00. Further investigation revealed the subject to have the following municipal courts: Newark $550.00, Springfield $300.00. Subject was R.O.R.’d from Springfield Municipal Court. Subject was unable to post bail and placed in Cell #2.

July 5, 2018 10:27 a.m.

A resident from the 800 block of Forest Ave reported that an unknown person scratched the paint on their vehicle and poured an unknown substance on the vehicle causing damage of the paint. The incident occurred between 6/21 and 7/5. The value of the damage was unknown at the time of the report.

July 6, 2018 2:48 p.m.

Martesse Gilliam, age 32, of Westfield, NJ was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Maplewood Municipal Court with bail in the amount of $300.00. Gilliam was arrested pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. Gilliam was transported to WPD Headquarters without incident where he was processed and released after posting the full bail amount.

July 7, 2018 9:24 p.m.

Officers Gill and Natale arrested Abilio Oliveira, age 37, of Newark, NJ for one outstanding no bail Essex County Sheriff’s Warrant (Warrant #W253610928) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of East North Avenue and South Euclid Avenue. Subject was transported to WPD Headquarters where he was processed and held until such time as he is turned over to the Essex Country Sheriff’s Office.

July 7, 2018 9:07 p.m.

Officers Martinez and O’Holla arrested Reginald M. Thomas (44) of Perth Amboy, NJ for possession of CDS under 50g pursuant to a motor vehicle stop at 600 South Ave West. He also had an outstanding ATS Warrant out of Elizabeth Municipal Court in the amount of $155.00. He was processed and released on a summons abd after posting full cash bail.

July 9, 2018 1:50 a.m.

A resident of St. Marks Ave reported his vehicle was burglarized which resulted in the theft of personal property from inside the unlocked vehicle. Approximate value of the items stolen was $205.00. No suspects at this time.

July 8, 2018

Christian E Grom of Westfield was arrested near the intersection of Mountain Ave and Driftway for possession of CDS under 50g and possession of drug paraphernalia pursuant to a motor vehicle stop. He was transported to WPD HQ where he was processed and released on a summons with a court date pending.

July 9, 2018 7:58 a.m.

The resident of 600 block of Tremont reported that two of their vehicles were burglarized. Both vehicles were left unlocked and parked on the property of the resident. The victim reported that approximately $50.00 was taken from the vehicles in total.

July 9, 2018 9:21 a.m.

A resident of the 600 block of St. Marks reported that their vehicle was burglarized. The vehicle was parked in front of the residence and left unlocked. The victim reports approximately $8.00 was taken from the vehicle.

July 9, 2018 6:25 p.m.

A resident of the 200 block of Baker Avenue reported that his vehicle was burglarized. The vehicle was parked in his driveway and left unlocked. The victim reports approximately $10.00 was taken from the vehicle.

July 9, 2018 2:35 p.m.

A resident of the 700 block of Kimball Avenue reports being a victim of identity theft. The victim reports unknown actor(s) attempted to apply for a loan utilizing her information without her knowledge or authorization on June 25, 2018. The victim reported no monetary loss from this incident.

July 10, 2018 at 6:37 a.m.

A resident in the 800 block of Forest Ave reported an unknown person scratched the roof of their motor vehicle between 11 p.m. on 7/9 and 6:37 a.m. on 7/10 causing an unknown amount of damage to the motor vehicle.

July 10, 2018 10:59 a.m.

A resident of the 500 block of Saint Marks Ave reported a burglary and theft from their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway and unlocked between 6:00 p.m. on 7/9 and 8:30 a.m. on 7/10.

July 10, 2018 11:24 a.m.

A resident in the 500 block of Saint Marks Ave reported a burglary and theft from their motor vehicle while it was parked in their driveway and unlocked between midnight on 7/9 and 7 a.m. on 7/10.

July 11, 2018 2:33 p.m.

A Westfield resident reported the theft of a black Trek Mountain Bike 200 with 24” wheels valued at $310.00. The bicycle was left in the bike rack at Edison Intermediate at 8 a.m. on 6/29 and 8 a.m. on 7/1.

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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