Police Blotter

Cedar Grove Police Blotter
August 12-18, 2019
On August 12, 2019 at 4:28 p.m., Ptl. Nicole Witel stopped a vehicle for displaying a fraudulent inspection decal. It was then determined that the 37 year old male driver from East Orange was operating a vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
On August 13, 2019 at 9:55 p.m., Ptl. Anthony Grigolo responded to the CVS located at 387 Pompton Avenue on a report of a customer who attempted to pass a $100 counterfeit bill. An employee provided a description of the actor who had fled the store. The subject was located in the parking lot as he attempted to enter a waiting vehicle. After an investigation, the 22 year old male from Bogota was taken into custody. He was charged with forgery and hindering his apprehension. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in Superior Court.
On August 15, 2019 at 1:50 p.m., police and fire personnel responded to New Kitchen Restaurant located at 8 Bowden Road for a fire. The fire was quickly brought under control and no injuries were reported. The fire originated in the cooking area and extended into the exhaust system leading to the roof. New Kitchen Restaurant and Lucy Cleaners sustained smoke and fire damage.

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