Police Blotter

Cedar Grove Police Blotter
 
March 2-8, 2020       
             
On March 2, 2020 at 9:21 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle after observing an object hanging from the rear view mirror obstructing the driver’s view. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 30 year old male driver from Harrison for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 3, 2020 at 5:42 p.m., Ptl. Dominic Buscio stopped a vehicle displaying an unreadable license plate on a trailer. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 27 year old driver from Orange for driving with a suspended license. Additionally the vehicle he was operating, and the trailer he was towing was determined to be unregistered and was impounded. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 5, 2020 at 7:29 a.m., Ptl. Anthony Cardona stopped a vehicle with an inoperable brake lamp. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 23 year old male driver from West Orange for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 5, 2020 at 7:39 p.m., Ptl. Alan Rock stopped a vehicle with an inoperable brake lamp. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 33 year old male driver from Bayonne for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 6, 2020 at 8:39 a.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle with an expired inspection decal. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 48 year old female driver from Bloomfield for driving with a suspended license. She was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 6, 2020 at 2:25 p.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella investigated a report of an unconscious male in a vehicle. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 64 year old male driver from Cedar Grove for driving while intoxicated. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 7, 2020 at 8:39 p.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle displaying a fraudulent inspection decal. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the 66 year old male driver from West Orange for driving with a suspended license. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.
 
On March 8, 2020 at 3:30 a.m., officers responded to the Grasshopper Bar on a report of an assault. Officers found a 30 year old male with a large laceration to his head. A subsequent investigation revealed that a female patron, who left prior to police arrival, had thrown a glass striking him in the head. The victim was transported to the hospital. The incident remains under investigation.
 
On March 8, 2020 at 3:23 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a vehicle for failure to signal a lane change. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the 47 year old driver for possession of marijuana. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.   

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