Police Blotter

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

 

January 14-20, 2019

 

On January 16, 2019 at 9:02 a.m., Ptl. Alan Rock stopped a vehicle after a random plate check revealed that the driver had a suspended license. The 38 year old female driver from Lodi was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

On January 16, 2019 at 8:43 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle after observing an object hanging from the rear view mirror that obstructed the drivers view. It was then determined that the 33 year old female driver from Montclair had a suspended license. She was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

On January 16, 2019 at 11:50 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra investigated a suspicious vehicle parked at a Pompton Avenue business. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the both of the adult occupants from West Orange for possession of marijuana. They were processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

On January 18, 2019 at 10:22 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle with an inoperable center brake lamp. I was then determined that the 24 year old male driver from Montclair had a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

On January 19, 2019 at 2:35 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle with inoperable license plate lamps. I was then determined that the 23 year old male driver from Cedar Grove was in possession of marijuana. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

 

On January 19, 2019 Ptl. Joseph Ligas investigated a report of a fraud committed against a resident. The resident received a fraudulent email from a person pretending to be a clergy member from Saint Catherine of Siena Church. The email requested that he purchase $900 in eBay gift cards to be given to new parishioners. The victim purchased the cards and provided the card numbers to the suspect defrauding the victim of the $900. The incident is under investigation.

 

On January 20, 2019 at 7:33 a.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle for delaying traffic and failing to keep right. It was then determined that the 65 year old male driver from Newark had a suspended license. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.  .

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