SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

12/29   A Mountainside resident reported the Theft of her wallet from the Bank of America located on Park Ave. The wallet contained various personal items and a small amount of cash. The theft is currently under investigation.

12/30   A North Plainfield resident reported the Theft of his wallet from the Scotchwood Diner, located on Route 22. The wallet contained personal items and cash. The theft is currently under investigation.

12/30   Alice T. Tuck, of Chrome Ave. Carteret NJ, was arrested and charged for Possession of Marijuana and Resisting Arrest pursuant to a motor vehicle stop conducted by officers B. Belford and S. Leyden. Tuck was transported to headquarters and released after processing.

12/31   The manager of the Grillstone Restaurant, located on Route 22, reported a Theft after an unknown male entered the building and stole a server’s cash and check book. The theft is currently under investigation.

12/31   Rahn E. Gibbs, of Lanark Ave. Newark NJ, was arrested by Off. VonLangen pursuant to a motor vehicle stop for Outstanding Warrants out of Kenilworth, Newark and Irvington NJ. Gibbs was transported to headquarters and released after processing.

12/31   A resident in the 1300 block of Martine Ave reported a Theft. The victim stated Amazon delivered a package to his home and it was taken from his front steps. The package is valued at $100.00.

01/01   Sierra Schaeffer, of Sussa St. Linden NJ, was arrested pursuant to a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. VonLangen for Outstanding Warrants out of Perth Amboy and Woodbridge NJ. Schaeffer was transported to headquarters and released after processing.

01/04   A motor vehicle stop was conducted by officers Rites and Rivera which resulted in the arrest of Jared R. Ware of Westervelt Ave. North Plainfield, NJ. Wade is charged with Possession of Marijuana, Hindering Apprehension and multiple municipal court warrants as well, including a warrant out of the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Officers also arrested Vaughn A. Jones, of Second Ave Dunellen NJ, on charges of Possession of Marijuana, Hindering apprehension and multiple outstanding warrants.

01/06   A resident reported the Theft of his son’s bicycle, which was stolen at the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School. The bicycle is described as a Blue Vapor mountain bike valued at $150.00

01/08   Michael C. Benbow, of George St. Plainfield NJ, was arrested by Off. Leyden pursuant to a motor vehicle stop for Outstanding Warrants out of South Plainfield NJ. Benbow was transported to headquarters and released after processing.

01/08   Kurt T. Dozier, of York St. Apt. 1 Jersey City NJ, was arrested pursuant to a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. D. Belford and charged with Obstruction of justice and Receiving stolen property. Dozier was found to be in possession of a stolen license plate and was transported to headquarters and processed.