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Westfield Police Blotter: Man Steals 60 Pairs of Pants from Downtown Store & More

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February 14, 2018 10:53 p.m.

Officers Gill and Weiss arrested Luis Murillo, age 30, of Rahway, NJ, for two outstanding warrants out of Westfield Municipal Court ($500) and Woodbridge Municipal Court ($500) pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in Scotch Plans Township. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting requisite bail.

 

February 15, 2018 5:24 p.m.

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Officer Penn arrested Jesse L. Gibbs of Highland Park on an outstanding traffic warrant ($89) pursuant to Gibbs turning himself in at Westfield Police Department. Subject was processed and released after posting requisite bail. A bail waver was completed.

 

February 12, 2018 4:49 p.m.

A business establishment in the 100 block of Central Avenue reported a shoplifting that occurred on February 12, 2018 at approximately 2 p.m. The actor, described as a black male, approximately 30 years old, wearing a tan-colored jacket and a black-colored beret hat, entered the establishment and grabbed 60 pairs “men’s bottoms” valued at $98.50 each, totaling $5,910. The actor then exited the rear doors and entered a possible silver-colored Mercedes Benz passenger door. The suspect vehicle then fled the area in an unknown direction. An unknown witness described the driver of the suspect vehicle as an older black male with dreadlocks.

 

February 15, 2018 7:44 p.m.

Officers Bagan and O’Holla arrested Nathan D. Rodriguez, age 23, of Woodbridge, NJ, for an outstanding traffic warrant ($125) out of the Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to a prisoner pick-up at Elizabeth Police Department. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and released after posting requisite bail.

 

February 16, 2018 9:28 a.m.

A resident of Ramapo Way reported a burglary to their motor vehicle as it was parked in their driveway unlocked between 8 p.m. on Feb. 15 and 9:28 a.m. on Feb. 16. At the time of report, nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle.

 

February 16, 2018 10:46 a.m.

A resident of Grandview Avenue reported a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked and unlocked in their driveway between 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 and 2:51 a.m. on Feb. 16. At the time of report, nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle.

 

February 16, 2018 12:46 p.m.

Officers Domanoski and Riga arrested Kevin N. Ramdeen, age 36, of Hillside, NJ, for possession of less than 50 grams of suspected marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia subsequent to a motor vehicle stop and investigation. Subject was transported to WPD, processed and released on summonses.

 

February 16, 2018 7:20 p.m.

Officer Swiderski and Officer Loffredo arrested Honnie I. Graham, Jr., age 32, of Bound Brook, NJ, for an outstanding traffic warrant in the amount of $1,039 (no 10 percent option) out of the Westfield Municipal Court pursuant to a prisoner pickup at the Middlesex County Jail. Subject was transported to Westfield Police Department headquarters where he was processed and committed to the Union County Jail with having been unable to post the full bail amount.

 

February 17, 2018 9 a.m.

A resident of Summit Avenue reported a burglary and theft to their motor vehicle while it was parked and unlocked in the driveway of the residence between the hours of 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 9 a.m. on Feb. 17. At the time of the report, three gift cards valued at a total of $200 was taken from the vehicle.

 

February 17, 2018 11:40 a.m.

A resident of Cottage Place reported a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked and locked in the street in front of the residence between the hours of 7 p.m. on Feb. 15 and 11:40 a.m. on Feb. 17. At the time of the report, nothing was reported to be taken from the vehicle.

 

February 17, 2018 11:42 p.m.

A resident of Cottage Place reports that unknown actor(s) gained entry to their locked motor vehicle and removed an unknown amount of items from the vehicle.

 

February 17, 2018 5:39 p.m.

Segdrick Marsh, age 41, of Plainfield, NJ, was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Subject surrendered himself and was processed and posted bail.

 

February 18. 2018 11:22 a.m.

A resident of Cottage Place reported a burglary and theft from two of their motor vehicles between Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 8 a.m. One vehicle was parked in the driveway and the other was parked curbside. Both were unlocked at the time of the incident.

 

February 18, 2018 at 4:29 p.m.

A resident of Golf Edge reported being a victim of fraud. Victim stated that on April 20, 2017, unknown actor(s) made fraudulent charges on his credit card account.

 

February 18, 2018 11:47 p.m.

A resident of Irving Avenue reported a burglary to his residence. Victim started between Feb. 14 and Feb. 18, unknown suspect(s) gained entry into his residence by forcing open the front door. At the time of the report the victim did not know if anything was stolen from his residence.

 

February 18, 2018 2:44 p.m.

Officers Kenny and Johnson arrested Christopher C. Hansen, age 63, of Piscataway, NJ, for DWI subsequent to an investigation of a motor vehicle claim in the area of N. Chestnut Street and Kimball Avenue. Hansen was transported to WPD, processed and released to a responsible adult.

 

February 18, 2018 8:30 a.m.

A resident of Knollwood Terrace reported a burglary and theft from their vehicle as it was parked in the driveway of the residence, unlocked between 6 p.m. on Feb. 18 and 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 19.

 

February 19, 2018 9:58 a.m.

A resident of Stoneleigh Park reported a burglary and theft of approximately $17 in miscellaneous change from their vehicle as it was parked in the driveway of the residence, unlocked between 10 a.m. on Feb. 18 and 9 a.m. on Feb. 19.

 

February 19, 2018 9:57 a.m.

A resident of Knollwood Terrace reported a burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked and unlocked in their driveway between 5 p.m. on Feb. 18 and 9:55 a.m. on Feb. 19.

 

February 18, 2018 7:11 p.m.

Norma Paredes, age 22, of Bethlehem, PA, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence pursuant to a motor vehicle accident. Further investigation revealed the subject to have an outstanding warrant from Plainfield Municipal Court in the amount of $200. Subject was processed and released on recognizance on the warrant and turned over to a responsible party.

 

February 18, 2018 7:11 p.m.

Angelica Paredes, age 30, of Plainfield, NJ was arrested for hindering apprehension pursuant to a motor vehicle accident. Further investigation revealed subject had a no bail warrant from Middlesex County Prosecutors Office. Subject also had the following warrants for her arrest: South Plainfield Municipal Court ($4,868), Middlesex Municipal Court ($1,500), Plainfield Municipal Court ($1,200), Piscataway Municipal Court ($500). Subject was turned over to Middlesex County Jail.

 

February 20, 2018 4:56 p.m.

Officer Perkins arrested Mark Lazzarotti of Westfield, NJ, for driving while intoxicated pursuant to an accident investigation in the area of Elm Street by East Broad Street. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and given a mandatory court date.

 

February 20, 2018 4:30 p.m.

Officers Jackus and Weiss arrested Rufus Dolopei, age 26, of North Plainfield, NJ on the strength of an outstanding New Brunswick Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500. Subject was transported to headquarters, processed and turned over to New Brunswick Police Department.

 

February 20, 2018 6 p.m.

A resident of the 300 block of Hazel Avenue reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 6:30 a.m., an actor unlocked motor vehicle and stole approximately $10 in change.

 

Feb. 20, 2018 4:30 p.m.

A resident of Hazel Avenue reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m., victim observed that the interior of his motor vehicle was rummaged through by an unknown actor(s). It was later determined that nothing was stolen and there was no damage to motor vehicle.

 

Feb. 20, 2018 11 p.m.

A resident of South Scotch Plains Avenue reports being the victim of a burglary to a motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 19 at 11 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 8 a.m., an unknown actor(s) entered her unlocked motor vehicle and rummaged through the interior. It was later determined that nothing was stolen or damaged.

 

February 20, 2018 11 p.m.

A resident of Codding Road reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 19 at 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Feb. 20. Unknown actor entered his unlocked motor vehicle and rummaged through his belongings. It was determined nothing was stolen.

 

February 20, 2018 10 p.m.

A resident of Codding Road reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle between 10 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 8 a.m. on Feb. 20. Unknown actor entered two unlocked motor vehicles in the driveway. It appears rummaged through both motor vehicles. It was later determined that nothing was taken.

 

February 20, 2018

A resident of Knollwood Terrace reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 within the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 9 a.m., his vehicle was rummaged through by unknown actor(s). Approximately $300 worth of personal items were taken from the vehicle. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of this incident.

 

February 20, 2018 2:54 p.m.

A resident of Hyslip Avenue reports being the victim of a burglary and theft to two of their motor vehicles. Victim states between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 within the hours of 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. Their vehicles were rummaged through by unknown actor(s). Approximately $400 worth of personal items were taken from the vehicle. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of this incident.

 

February 20, 2018 8:25 p.m.

A resident of Codding Road reports being the victim of a burglary to his motor vehicle. Victim states that between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 within the hours of 11 p.m. and 8 a.m., his vehicle was rummaged through by unknown actor(s). It was later determined that nothing was stolen from the vehicle or damaged. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of the incident.

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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