SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

9/1  Darius Watson, Age 24, of East Front St. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a $500 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Von Langen stopped Watson for a motor vehicle violation on Woodland Ave. and discovered the warrant. Watson was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/1   Oyeyinka Oyerogba, Age 22, of Farley Ave. Scotch Plains N.J. was arrested for a $500 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Cheney stopped Oyerogba for a motor vehicle violation on Park Ave. and discovered the warrant. Oyerogba was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/1   Jerrold Fredricks, Age 32, of Connet Ave. South Orange N.J. was arrested for a $1,100 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Fiore stopped Fredricks for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant. Fredricks was arrested and transported to headquarters, where he was processed and released.

9/2   A resident of Front St. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) removed his bicycle from the side of his house. The bike was valued at approximately $300.

9/3   The manager of a Westfield Ave. store reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed several items from the store without paying for them. The items were worth approximately $75.

9/4   A resident of Lyde Place reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief. She stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) spray painted a sign on her property.

9/5   A resident of Katherine St. reported being a victim of a Burglary. She stated that sometime during the day an unknown suspect(s) entered her house. Entrance was gained by smashing the back door. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed several thousand dollars in jewelry.

9/5   A resident of Burnham Court reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) removed a decoration from her tree. The decoration was valued at approximately $65.

9/6   A resident of Nicholl Ave. reported that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) hit his vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was legally parked in front of his house when it was struck.

9/6   Andrew Schwartz, Age 41, of S. Martine Ave. Fanwood, N.J. was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Off. Richie stopped Schwartz for a motor vehicle violation on Princeton Ave. and while speaking with him, he smelled a strong odor of alcohol. After Schwartz failed several field sobriety tests, he was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/8   Ilford Phillips, Age 45, of Berkman St. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for a $250 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Mahoney stopped Phillips for a motor vehicle violation on East Second St. and discovered the warrant. Phillips was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/8   A resident of Rambling Dr. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that his nanny has been stealing various items from his house. The items taken have totaled approximately $400.

9/9   A resident of Spruce Mill Lane reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief. He stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect slashed two of the tires on his vehicle, which was parked in front of his house.

9/9   The manager of a North Ave. restaurant reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed a bag, which contained an undetermined amount of cash from a drawer in the restaurant.

9/11   A resident of Winding Brook Way reported being a victim of Fraud. She stated that an unknown suspect(s) made approximately $500 in purchases on her credit card without her authorization.

9/11   Thomas Macken, Age 20, of Iroquois Rd. Cranford N.J. was arrested for a $250 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Everitt stopped Macken for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 and discovered the warrant. Macken was transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/12   The manger of a Westfield Ave. store reported that an unknown suspect shoplifted approximately $100 worth of beauty supplies.

9/14   Several residents on Sunnyfield Lane reported being victims of Criminal Mischief. They stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) damaged their mailboxes.

9/15   The manager of a Route 22 business reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed several thousand dollars worth of computers from a desk while the business was open.

9/16   A resident of Park Ave. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime over the last several days, an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and removed an iPhone valued at approximately $300. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

9/16   A resident of Willow Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud. He stated that an unknown suspect(s) made approximately $500 in purchases on his credit card without his authorization.

9/18   A resident of Montague Ave. reported being a victim of a Burglary. He stated that sometime during the day, an unknown suspect(s) entered his residence. Once inside the suspect(s) removed an undetermined amount of cash. Entrance was gained through an unlocked side door.

9/21   Lynn Harden, Age 45, of Ridge Rd. Greenbelt M.D. was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Off. Von Langen stopped Harden for a motor vehicle violation on Park Ave. and Route 22. While speaking with her, he smelled a strong odor of alcohol. After Harden failed several field sobriety tests, she was arrested and transported to headquarters where she was processed and released.

9/21  A resident of Wood Rd. reported being a victim of Criminal Mischief. She stated that sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) damaged her side view mirror on her car.

9/21  A resident of Aberdeen Rd. reported being a victim of Fraud. She stated that an unknown suspect(s) filed a fraudulent income tax return in her name.

9/21  A resident of Forest Rd. reported being a victim of a Burglary. He stated that sometime during the last several days, an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and removed an undetermined amount of cash. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

9/21   Andrew Brown, Age 26, of Prospect St. Maplewood N.J. was arrested for a $750 outstanding warrant issued by the Scotch Plains Court. Off. Citarella stopped Brown for a motor vehicle violation on Front St. and discovered the warrant. Brown was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.

9/24   A resident of Acacia Rd. reported being a victim of a Theft. She stated that an unknown suspect(s) removed a laptop from her house. She had several people staying at her house and when they left, she noticed the laptop missing. The laptop is valued at approximately $925.

9/25   A resident of Johnson St. reported being a victim of a Theft. He stated that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle which was parked in her driveway. Once inside the suspect(s) removed an undetermined amount of cash. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

9/25   A resident of Round Hill Rd. 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 an iPhone valued at approximately $350. Entrance was gained through an unlocked door.

9/25   A resident of Lake Ave. reported being a victim of Fraud. She stated that an unknown suspect(s) made approximately $750 in purchases on her credit card without her authorization.

9/27   Curtis Davis, Age 57, of Milton Pl. Plainfield N.J. was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Off. Cheney stopped Davis for a motor vehicle violation on Westfield Ave. While speaking with him, he observed the paraphernalia. Davis was arrested and transported to headquarters where he was processed and released.