Police Blotter

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

July 23-29, 2018

 
            On July 24, 2018 at 11:14 a.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume investigated an occupied vehicle parked on the Old Quarry Road side of Mills Reservation. The investigation resulted in the arrest of a 21 year old male passenger from Upper Montclair for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
            On July 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Ptl. Kristian Schneider took a fraud report from a victim who received a pop-up on her computer from what she believed to be Microsoft Corporation. She called the number and was told there was a problem with her computer. She allowed the unknown person remote access to her computer and provided personal identifying information before suspecting that it was a fraud.
 
            On July 26, 2018 at 12:30 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle after observing that it did not have a front license plate. The operator, a 42 year old male from Bergenfield, was placed under arrest after it was determined that he was driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
            On July 27, 2018 at 1:37 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 20 year old female passenger from Bloomfield for possession of marijuana. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
            On July 27, 2018 at 12:20 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle for failing to display an inspection decal. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 22 year old operator from Montclair for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
            On July 27, 2018 at 2:27 p.m., police and fire personnel responded to a Sweetwood Drive address on a report of smoke in the home. It was determined that the home was stuck by lightening. The home sustained minor damage and was deemed safe by the fire department.
 
            On July 28, 2018 at 9:15 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella stopped a vehicle with an obstructed windshield. It was then determined that the operator, a 42 year old male from East Orange, was driving with a suspended license and was wanted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department for non-payment of child support. He was taken into custody and turned over to the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.   

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