SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

8/3   Jonathan Butler, age 45, of Elizabeth, N.J. was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Off. D. Lavery stopped Butler for a motor vehicle violation and discovered he had several active warrants. Butler was arrested and his vehicle was impounded for being uninsured and unregistered.

8/4
  Patrick Henderson, age 49, of East Orange, N.J. was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Off. D. Lavery stopped Henderson for a motor vehicle violation and discovered Henderson had an active No Bail warrant from the East Orange Municipal Court. Henderson was arrested and transported to headquarters for processing and then turned over to East Orange Police Department.

8/4
  A Scotch Plains resident reported a Burglary to their motor vehicle while it was parked at the Highlander Swim Club on Martine Ave. The resident stated that someone had broken the passenger side window and stole her purse. The incident occurred between the hours of 3:30pm and 6:30pm.

8/5
  Jamil Fowler, age 21, of Scotch Plains was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Off. Dilollo responded to 1632 Mountain Ave. on a report of a theft. During the course of Off. Dilollo’s investigation, she discovered Fowler had an active no bail warrant out of the Union County Sheriff’s Department. Fowler was arrested and turned over to Union County Sheriff’s Department.

8/5
  Paris Lee, age 19, of Plainfield N.J. was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Off. B. Belford stopped Lee for a motor vehicle violation and discovered Lee had an active warrant out of the Plainfield Municipal Court. Lee was transported to headquarters for processing.

8/6
  A Rahway Rd. resident reported an attempted burglary to their residence. The resident states that sometime between 11:00pm on Thursday, Aug. 6th and 8:30am Friday, Aug.7th someone had attempted to gain entry into their home by smashing the rear door. No entry was gained to the residence and it was not determined how the door was broken.

8/7
  Thomas Mollica, age 29, of Scotch Plains was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Officers arrested Mollica after responding to a suspicious persons call on Tussell Ln., and discovered Mollica had a No Bail warrant out of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department.

8/8
  James Massa, age 20, of Westfield N.J. was arrested for Possession of Marijuana. Off. D. Belford stopped Massa for a motor vehicle violation and detected an order of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Off. Belford investigation led to the discovery of marijuana inside of the vehicle. Massa was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters where he was processed and released on a summons.

8/10   A resident of Promenade reported a theft from their vehicle. The resident stated that sometime between 6:00 pm Sunday and 10:00 am Monday, someone had entered his unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet and coins.

8/11   A West Broad St. resident reported a bicycle stolen from their residence. The resident stated sometime between Sunday August 9th and Tuesday August 11th, someone had taken an unsecured bike form the side of the residence.

8/11   Shacain Barrett, age 24, of Irvington, N.J. was arrested for an outstanding warrant. Off. Gonzales stopped Barrett for a motor vehicle violation and discovered he had an active warrant from the Irvington Municipal Court. Barrett was transported to headquarters for processing.

8/12   Kenneth Branch, age 54, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Off. Gonzales stopped Branch for a motor vehicle violation and discovered he had an active warrant from the Newark City Court. Branch was transported to headquarters for processing.