November 26-December 2, 2018 Police Blotter

Posted on December 5, 2018

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

November 26 – December 2, 2018

 
On November 27, 2018 at 3:39 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle displaying dark tinted windows. It was determined that the operator, a 22 year old male from Newark, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On November 27, 2018 at 8:04 p.m., officers responded to a Highfield Lane address for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers located the vehicle and the subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 18 year old female driver from Totowa for possession of marijuana. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On November 28, 2018 at 5:32 p.m., Ptl. Nicole Witel responded to a report of a disabled ambulance. Upon her arrival she reported that the ambulance was on fire. She extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher from her vehicle. The fire department then inspected the vehicle to ensure there was no further fire.
 
On November 29, 2018 at 3:09 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Grigolo stopped a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 20 year old male driver from Bloomfield for driving with a suspended license. He processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On November 29, 2018 Ptl. Joseph Russomanno took a report of a theft of a commercial scissor lift from a Sand Park Road business. The equipment, valued at $5800, was taken from the parking lot. The detective bureau is reviewing surveillance video from the area.
 
On November 30, 2018 at 1:49 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle for speeding and failing to maintain a lane on East Lindsley Road. The operator, a 65 year old male from North Caldwell, exhibited signs of intoxication. Upon further investigation he was arrested for driving while intoxicated and his vehicle was impounded. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On November 30, 2018 at 10:33 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle displaying dark tinted windows. It was determined that the operator, a 24 year old male from Cliffside Park, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 2, 2018 at 9:12 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra stopped a vehicle for speeding along East Lindsley Road. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 20 year old male driver from Fairfield for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

December 3-9, 2018 Police Blotter

Posted on December 10, 2018

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

December 3-9, 2018

 
On December 4, 2018 at 6:59 p.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of Patten Terrace and Lynwood Road. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 38 year old male driver from Bloomfield for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 4, 2018 at 11:09 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for driving with its high beam headlamps activated. It was determined that the operator, a 53 year old male from West Orange, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 5, 2018 at 9:52 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio investigated a report of a possible drunk driver on Reservoir Drive. He located the vehicle disabled with a flat tire on Ridge Road. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 27 year old female driver from Verona for driving while intoxicated. Her vehicle was impounded. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for an inoperable brake lamp. An investigation resulted in the arrest of the 60 year old male driver from Bloomfield for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 6, 2018 at 6:58 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle that was being operated without headlamps. An investigation resulted in the arrest of the 35 year old male driver from East Rutherford for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle, which was unregistered and uninsured, was also impounded. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 7, 2018 at 6:00 a.m., patrol officers and detectives responded to the Delta Gas Station at 600 Pompton Avenue for a report of a theft. Unknown actors had burglarized numerous landscape trailers parked at that location. It was determined that the actors removed numerous pieces of equipment from the trailers and loaded it onto two trailers that were also stolen from the lot. The detective bureau is reviewing surveillance video of the area.
 
On December 7, 2018 at 9:32 p.m. Ptl. Nicole Witel stopped a vehicle with an inoperable headlamp. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 24 year old male driver from Newark for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 8, 2018 at 12:53 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for driving with an inoperable headlamp. It was then determined that the operator, a 26 year old male from Woodland Park, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On December 8, 2018 at 7:10 p.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle for driving with an inoperable headlamp. It was then determined that the operator, a 19 year old male from East Orange, was driving with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.