SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

10/1   A resident of Lake Ave. reported being a victim of a Burglary. She stated that sometime during the day an unknown suspect(s) entered her apartment and removed several hundred dollars in prescription drugs. It is unknown how the suspect(s) gained entry.

10/1   A contractor building a house on Dutch Lane reported being a victim of a Burglary. He stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) entered the house and removed several thousand dollars in tools. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

10/3   The manager of a Route 22 business reported being a victim of a Robbery. He stated that at approximately 12:30 a.m., an unknown black male entered the store and pointed a handgun and demanded money. He left on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

10/3   A resident of Rahway Rd. reported being a victim of a Burglary. She stated that sometime overnight unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed an undetermined amount of cash. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

10/3   A resident of Mountain Ave. reported being a victim of a Burglary. She stated that sometime between September 20 and October 4, an unknown suspect(s) entered her residence. Once inside the suspect(s) removed several pieces of jewelry. Entrance was gained by forcing open a rear window.

10/6   A patron at an East Second St. restaurant reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime during the night, an unknown suspect(s) removed his phone from his jacket pocket. The phone was valued at approximately $300

10/11  A resident of Dogwood Dr. reported being a victim of Harassment. He stated that he has received several text messages from an ex-friend. The messages were of a negative nature.

10/ 11   The driver of a cab reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that he picked up two men from Clark and drove them to Scotch Plains. When the cab driver asked for the fare money, the two individuals ran from the cab.

10/11  A resident of Bartle Ave. reported being a victim of a Fraud. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) opened up a credit card in his name without his authorization.

10/12   A resident of Front St. reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief. He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) scratched his vehicle that was parked in front of his house.

10/12   Sergio Suazo, Age 24, of Old Oak Rd. Cranston R.I. was arrested for a $1,000 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Budzinski stopped Suazo for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd. and discovered the warrant. Suazo was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

10/12   Terry Farrow, Age 29, of East 7th St. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a $600 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Budzinski stopped Farrow for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd. and discovered the warrant. Farrow was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

10/16   A resident of Morse Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud. He stated that an unknown suspect made several hundred dollars in purchases on his credit card without his authorization.

10/16   A resident of Raritan Rd. reported being a victim of Fraud. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) opened up a credit card in his name without his authorization. No purchases were made.

10/17   A student at the Union County Vocational-Technical School reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated that sometime during class an unknown suspect(s) removed her iPhone from a bench when she left it for a few minutes. The iPhone was valued at approximately $300.

10/17   Jose Diaz, Age 30, of Country Club Lane, Scotch Plains N.J. was arrested for a $385 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Redling stopped Diaz for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd. and discovered the warrant. Diaz was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

10/18   A resident of Yarmouth reported being a victim of Harassment. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) left several messages on his cell phone.

10/18   A resident of Wedgewood Way reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief. He stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) threw several eggs at his house.

10/19   Robert Mitchell, Age 35, of Enfield Rd. Colonia N.J. was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Off. Richie stopped Mitchell for a motor vehicle violation on Forest Rd. and while speaking with him, he smelled a strong odor of Alcohol. After failing several field sobriety tests, Mitchell was placed under arrest. Mitchell was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

10/19   Martha Dunning, Age 49, of Terrill Rd. Scotch Plains N.J. was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Off. Redling stopped Dunning for a motor vehicle violation on Terrill Rd. and while speaking with her he smelled a strong odor of Alcohol. After failing several field sobriety tests, Dunning was placed under arrest. Dunning was transported to headquarters where she was processed and released.