Police Blotter

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.

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