SCOTCH PLAINS POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE ACTIVITY


DATE           DESCRIPTION

05/03   Gregory Bayard, age 56 of Scotch Plains N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out the Morris County Prosecutors Office during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Rivera. Bayard was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/03
  Oluwaremi A. Awogboro, age 35 of New Brunswick N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Branchburg N.J. Awogboro was arrested during a field investigation conducted by Off. Lewis and was transported to headquarters and processed.

05/04
  Blake Walters, age 19 of Summit N.J., was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana pursuant to a motor vehicle stop conducted by Sgt. Fugett. Walters was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/04
  A resident in the 500 block of Park Ave. reported being the victim of a Fraud. The victim was contacted by an unknown individual who requested personal bank account information, which victim provided. Several thousand dollars were withdrawn from victim’s account and the incident is currently under investigation.

05/06
  A business located in the 600 block of Jerusalem Rd. reported the Theft of heavy construction equipment. The theft occurred in the early morning hours and currently under investigation.

05/06
  A resident in the 2100 block of West Broad St. reported a Fraud. The victim’s bank account was accessed with a fraudulent Western Union transaction. Several hundred dollars was withdrawn and the incident is currently under investigation.

05/07
  A resident in the 500 block of Victor St. reported a Theft when his vehicle was entered overnight. Several items were stolen and the incident is currently under investigation.

05/07
  A resident in the 500 block of Willow Ave. reported a Fraud when someone attempted to open several credit cards in their name. The attempts were unsuccessful and the incident is currently under investigation.

05/07
  A resident of Morristown N.J. reported the Theft of their front license plate from their vehicle, which was parked overnight in the 300 block of Park Ave.

05/09   A resident of Alton Way reported being the victim of a Fraud. The resident reported someone opened a Sear’s Credit Card in their name and charged several hundred dollars. The incident is currently under investigation.

05/11   Ahmyr A. Jordan, age 48, of Plainfield, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia as well as having active warrants out of Dunellen, Watchung, and Greenbrook, N.J. Also arrested was Lava Q. Crisp, of Plainfield N.J., and charged with Possession of Heroin, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. The arrests were made as the result of a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Gerard Rites. Both individuals were then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/12   A resident of Marlboro Rd. reported someone gained access to their debit card information and made several withdrawals. The incident is currently under investigation.

05/13   The manager at the 7-11 located at 302 Park Avenue reported a male entered the store and attempted to make a purchase with a counterfeit $50.00 bill. The incident is currently under investigation.

05/13   A resident in the 1400 block of Raritan Rd. reported a Leaving the Scene of an Accident. The resident stated a truck entered their driveway and caused damage to several lights and an electrical box on their property. The Incident was captured on the homeowner’s video surveillance system. The incident is currently under investigation.

05/14   Keeya N. Boone, age 27, of Linden, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Linden, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. D. Belford. Boone was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/15   Adam F. Bergo, age 27, of Jersey City, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Scotch Plains. Bergo was arrested by the New Jersey State Police and transported to Scotch Plains Police Department. Bergo was processed by Off. Rivera and held in the Union County Jail.

05/16   Quame Dobbs, age 27, of Newark, N.J. was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of Newark, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Everitt. Dobbs was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/17   The owner of a house located in the 1600 block of Mohawk Lane reported a Burglary. The home is currently under construction and someone entered the home after forcing their way through the garage door and removed several items. The incident is currently under investigation.

05/17   Amanda M. Manfredi, age 35 of Springfield, N.J. was arrested and charged with Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Manfredi was arrested during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. D. Belford and was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/18   A resident in the 1200 block of Sunnyfield Lane reported a Burglary. The resident awoke and found a suspect inside her home who then fled the scene. Patrol units as well as our k-9 officer responded and searched the area and did not locate the suspect. The detective bureau is actively investigating this incident.

05/18   Samirah T. Grant, age 29 of New Brunswick, N.J., was arrested on an Outstanding Warrant out of New Brunswick, N.J. during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Off. Serafin. Grant was then transported to headquarters and processed.

05/19   The manager at the Sunoco Gas Station, located at 1746 Rt. 22 East, reported a Robbery. Patrol units responded to the gas station on a reported robbery in progress. A black male entered the store armed with a rifle and demanded cash. A second suspect armed with a handgun robbed the outside attendant and then entered the station’s store. Both suspects fled the scene on foot and the robbery is currently under active investigation.

05/19   Khaire Arrington, age 19 of Plainfield, N.J., was arrested and charged with Burglary and Criminal Mischief. The arrest was the result of an eight-month investigation conducted by Det. Hayeck. Arrington is currently being held in the Union County Jail.

05/24   On May 24, 2017, at approximately 04:00 am, detectives from the Scotch Plains Police Department, the Union County Prosecutors Office Narcotics Strike Force, and the Union County Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant at 518 Forepaugh Avenue in Scotch Plains. The search warrant came as the result of a months-long investigation conducted by Investigator B. Belford of the Scotch Plains Police Department.

During the search, detectives located approximately 14 ounces of Heroin with an approximate street value of $40,000, over 5 ounces of Cocaine with an approximate street value of $9000 and over 8 ounces of Ecstasy/MDMA(Molly) with an estimated street value of $15,000. Also located during the search was a Glock 10mm handgun, an extended round magazine, and hollow point bullets.

Arrested during the investigation was Malik A. Canty, age 38 of 518 Forepaugh Avenue Scotch Plains. Canty was charged with first-degree possession of Heroin, manufacturing / dispensing Heroin, maintaining a manufacturing facility for Heroin. First-degree possession of Cocaine, manufacturing/dispensing cocaine, possession of a controlled dangerous substance within 1000 feet of a school. Possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to distribute drug paraphernalia, endangering the welfare of a minor. Possession of a firearm while committing a drug offense, possession of hollow point bullets, possession of a large capacity magazine. Possession of Ecstasy/MDMA, manufacturing Ecstasy/MDMA, possession of Marijuana and certain persons not to possess a firearm. Canty was transported to headquarters, processed and held in the Union County Jail in Elizabeth N.J.

Also arrested during the investigation was Rasheedah Canty, age 40 of 518 Forepaugh Avenue Scotch Plains. Rasheedah Canty was charged with possession of Heroin, possession of Marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor. Canty was transported to headquarters, processed and released on a summons.