SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

5/1   Rashon Roach, age 24, of Plainfield N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. Off. Lavery conducted a motor vehicle stop on Woodland Ave. and discovered the driver, Roach, had an active warrant out of The South Plainfield Municipal Court. Roach was transported to headquarters for processing.

5/1   A Parkwood Dr. resident reported a theft from their vehicle. The resident stated that sometime between 3:00pm and 9:00pm, someone entered their unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway and stole numerous personal items. The Garwood Police Department also recovered the resident’s items during a motor vehicle stop. This incident is current under investigation.

5/3   Ronald Forson, age 27, of Prospect Park was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. Off. Von Langen conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bartle Ave. and had discovered the driver, Forson, had an active warrant out of Haledon Township. Forson was transported to headquarters for processing.

5/7   Meliton Colon, age 72, of Plainfield N.J. was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Off. Diaz was dispatched to the area of Seneca Rd. on a report of an erratic driver. Off. Diaz located the vehicle on Seneca Rd. and discovered that the vehicle was also involved in an accident in Westfield. Off. Diaz’s on scene investigation led to the arrest of Colon, the driver, who failed a number of field sobriety tests. Colon was transported to headquarters for processing.

5/9
  A contractor working at a residence on Rahway Rd. reported the Theft of copper pipes. The contractor stated he was doing renovations to a residence on Rahway Rd. When he returned to work the next day, someone had entered the residence and removed the copper pipes. There was no sign of forced entry to the residence.

5/10
  Amirah Nelson, age 23, of Newark N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. Off. Mahoney conducted a motor vehicle stop on Rt. 22 and discovered the driver, Nelson, had an active warrant out of the City of Newark. Nelson was transported to headquarters for processing.

5/16
  Melissa Overby, age 34, of Elizabeth N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. Off. Mirabile conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 22 East and discovered the driver, Overby, had an active warrant out of Pennsylvania. Overby was arrested and transported to the Union County Jail.

5/19
  David Edmond, age 20, of Plainfield N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant. Off. Citarella conducted a motor vehicle stop on Farley Ave. and discovered the driver, Edmond, had an active warrant out of The Borough of South Plainfield. Edmond was transported to headquarters for processing and was turned over to the South Plainfield Police.

5/20
  Ashley Sperry, age 27, of Plainfield N.J. was arrested for Possession of Heroin and several Outstanding Warrants. Off. B. Belford responded to a possible medical call on Terrill Rd. and discovered Sperry was under the influence of a heroin. Sperry was found to have several active warrants out of the City of Plainfield and to be in possession of Heroin. Sperry was transported to headquarters for processing.

5/20
  Tyler Pace, age 22, of Fanwood N.J. was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Off. Everitt responded to an address on Westfield Ave. on a report of an intoxicated man. Upon Off. Everitt’s arrival, he met with a resident who stated Pace was intoxicated and would not leave his property. Page became verbally abusive towards the officers and wouldn’t cooperate. Page was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters for processing.