SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

7/1   A resident of Greensview Dr. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed a GPS. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

7/1   A resident of Westfield reported being a victim of Theft. He stated he left his vehicle at a service garage on Jerusalem Rd. at night and when the service owner arrived in the morning the vehicle was gone.

7/2   A resident of Westfield Rd. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed a diamond ring from his bedroom. He had several people over and when they left he noticed the ring missing. The ring is valued at approximately $15,000.

7/3   A resident of Treeview Circle reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle which was parked in his driveway. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed his laptop computer valued at approximately $1,000. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door

7/3   Jessica Brown, Age 23, of West 3rd St. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a $300 outstanding warrant issued by the Watchung Court. Off. D. Belford stopped Brown for a motor vehicle violation on Mountain Ave. and discovered the warrant. Brown was transported to headquarters where she was processed and released.

7/3   A resident of Grant Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) ordered a new cellphone and plan without his authorization.

7/3   A resident of Henry St. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) removed a bicycle which was left on the side of the house. The bike was valued at approximately $200

7/4   A township resident reported being a victim of a Robbery. He stated that at approximately 8:00 pm he went to the ATM at a bank located at Park Ave. and Mountain Ave. After receiving the money, an unknown suspect(s), described as a Hispanic Male 5’5 wearing Khaki pants, a red shirt and a bandana on his face demanded the money. The victim dropped the money and ran to his car and fled the scene. No weapon was used.

7/5   Sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) damaged mailboxes at approximately 15 houses on Sunnyfield Lane, Aberdeen Rd., Balmoral Lane, Leland Ave., and Kevin Rd.

7/5   A resident of Jersey Ave. reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle which was parked in the driveway. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed a briefcase valued at approximately $250. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

7/6   Brendon Wells, Age 20, of Milton Place Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a No Bail outstanding warrant issued by the Somerset County Court. Off. D. Belford stopped Wells for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd. and discovered the warrant. Wells was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released to the custody of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

7/6   Bryan Covington, Age 31, of Marshall St. Elizabeth N.J. was arrested for Possession of Marijuana. Off. Lavery stopped Covington for a motor vehicle violation on Rahway Rd. and while speaking with him he observed the Marijuana. Covington was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

7/16   Albert Nigri, age 55, of Belle Harbor, NY was arrested for two outstanding warrants after a motor vehicle stop was conducted by Ptl. Rites.

7/16  Lisa M. Colburn, age 35, of Edison, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation by Ptl. B.Belford. Lauren S. Colburn, age 39, of Edison, NJ, was also arrested for disorderly conduct as a result of this investigation.

7/16   A resident on Short Hills La. reported a theft of golf clubs and a golf bag from his back yard. The theft happened approximately 9:15pm.

7/17   A resident from Clydesdale Rd. reported the theft of a purse from her unlocked vehicle. The theft occurred sometime overnight.

7/17   A resident from Autumn Dr. reported the theft of two cell phone charger adapters from their vehicle.

7/19   A resident from Sunnyfield La. reported that a GPS unit and a cell phone charger were stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The theft occurred sometime overnight.

7/20  A resident of Algonquin Dr. reported that his vehicle was entered overnight but nothing was taken.